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I got 500 78L05's. Does anybody have a suggestion for an interesting circuit which uses a lot of 78L05's? Or is it not really possible to do anything more interesting than simple voltage and current regulating circuits with them?

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    \$\begingroup\$ Sell them on ebay, buy more interesting components? \$\endgroup\$ – Connor Wolf Jun 3 '13 at 8:13
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    \$\begingroup\$ Post a picture, would like to see how big of a heap it is :) \$\endgroup\$ – s3c Jun 3 '13 at 8:47
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    \$\begingroup\$ I'm thinking Art Installation. \$\endgroup\$ – Anindo Ghosh Jun 3 '13 at 8:57
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    \$\begingroup\$ @s3c: Haha, not that big: i.stack.imgur.com/4ViCn.jpg \$\endgroup\$ – user24718 Jun 3 '13 at 10:37
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    \$\begingroup\$ Design something that uses a single 78L05 -> sell 500 of them -> profit! \$\endgroup\$ – Amoch Jun 3 '13 at 21:57
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Best idea is sell it.. You don't need that much linear regulators for any circuit unless you are manufacturing bulk boards..

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