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Questions tagged [dip]

DIP stands for Dual Inline Package, a common Through Hole IC package.

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Do SOIC op-amps packages behave differently from DIP?

I have acquired some mcp-6002 op-amps in a SOIC package instead of the DIP I normally use. I have solder these to a SOIC to DIP "converter" so to fit on the breadboard. If I connect them as I do with ...
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Portable Guitar Amp - Distortion, Volume & GND

I have tried following the given schematic There are 3 things I am unsure of (what I tried): The Volume 5k Potentiometer: I have tried adding a volume control to the schematic by placing the ...
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Name of an enclosure in the shape of a DIP

Years ago, in a junk bin far away, I saw a device which was a small plastic box with protruding pins in the form of a 14-pin DIP — so that you could solder jumpers or small axial components to the ...
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What is the plastic tubing that DIP's come in [duplicate]

I'm looking to protect some old vintage MOS chips that I own and I don't want this to sound like a stupid question, but I cannot find the name of the plastic tubing that DIP chips can be purchased in. ...
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WIll the multimeter continuity test on the SOIC - DIP adapter spoil my IC?

IC : L9637D for ISO 9141 bi directional serial comm. Multimeter: Mastech I am mounting an SOIC 8 IC on an adapter(regular Soic to dip adapter), so I can mount the adapter on a bread board for use. ...
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Can no-connect pins on EEPROM ever be connected to VCC or GND?

I created a circuit in which all the address inputs of an AT28C256 are connected to outputs of shift registers (74HC164). In the future I will do many of these circuits, however I haven't yet ...
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What component allows DIP to be connected with Dupont style jumper wires? [closed]

(sorry for the n00b/cringey question!) I've order an ADC chip and I realized upon receiving it that standard Dupont style jumper wires don't fit on standard integrated chips pins. I was wondering if ...
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Tiny parallel eeprom

Is there such a thing as a low pin-count eeprom IC that can be used to replace logic circuits with just a couple of inputs and outputs? I'm thinking of DIP-16 or smaller, but it needs to be parallel. ...
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Help to calculate heat dissipation on plastic dual in line DIP package (DIP-8 opamp)

Question is about maximum chip heat dissipation (and not about efficiency or correctness of this design). Circuit is quite simple: put in parallel 30 Dual Opamps in 8 pin DIL package (i.e 60 opamps ...
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Are DIP sockets against overheating worth the cost?

Sockets allow easy replacement of a device and eliminates the risk of damage from overheating during soldering. [Wikipedia] I personally never (ever) replace these ICs. For programming ...
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Why are 40 pin and above DIP packages generally wider than 28 pin and below

Take for example this datasheet for a Microchip PIC, the 40 pin package has a width of between 0.485 - 0.580 inches, while the 28 pin variant is between 0.24 - 0.295 inches. I have noticed this is the ...
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8 Pin DIP SR Latch Chip?

I'm making a space-sensitive circuit for a friend that uses an SR Latch to trigger an LED to go on (and then stay on) once a laser hits an IR receiver, with a button to reset. My only problem is, I ...
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STK600 routing & socket for SOIC8 ATtiny85 [closed]

I just purchased an STK600 (Atmel programmer for AVR8/32b) and a bunch of ATtiny85 chips in a DIP8 package. The documentation of Atmel is really outdated on the routing and socket cards to use. From ...
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Why do single op-amp DIP packages have 8 pins, rather than 6?

Single op-amps often come in 8-pin DIP packages, with 5 of those pins being standardized (or maybe it's just de-facto) like in the ones below. Older op-amps such as the LM741 (first image) have a ...
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How do you identify Pin 1 based off these pictures? [closed]

This is a test question in a study book about electronics. I cannot find the answer and have no idea which picture identifies a pin. Am I missing something? Any help on the right answer along with ...
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SOIC to DIP Adapter - 16-Pin

I bought a IC (AD5933), its mounting Style is SMD/SMT. I would like to do a test with it in the protoboard, however I am confused about the type of adapter. I want to use an adapter that does not need ...
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Why are VCC and GND on diagonally opposite pins?

I noticed that most of ICs (DIP or SOP) have VCC and GND pins on diagonally opposite pins. Decoupling capacitors must be connected with shortest traces. Placing power pins in the corners makes the ...
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How to socket 28-pin DIPs?

Recently I switched from the leaf-spring type of DIP sockets to the more expensive machined MIL sockets. The leaf-spring type were failing (by the spring parts pulling out of the socket) after a few ...
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dip switch to LCD Panel [closed]

Just wanted to know?, Is there any readymade products available to convert a dip switch to interactive push buttons with LCD display. Just saw a nice product in Aliexpress, but I really like to ...
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Cheap alternative to 3M IC clips?

I'd like to connect my logic analyzer to the address and data lines of a 6264 parallel SRAM chip on a PCB I'm working on. It's a 28-pin, .600 mil DIP package. I have a 3M test clip for a .300 mil ...
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How to turn a DIP switch into an array of logical values

Is there a better way to turn a open/closed switch into a logical value (capable or sinking or sourcing current) other than: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab I'm ...
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Small rotary switch

I'm looking for a small rotary switch but don't know the terminology to find what I'm looking for. To be honest I'm not sure they make what I'm looking for. The closest I have found is this, a rotary ...
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What is the DIP IC abbreviation? [closed]

If I am being correct, DIP means that some microcircuitry is embedded into uniform plastic or ceramic casing, which makes it more robust to physical damage and allows to connect to the breadboard or ...
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Are SMD microcontrollers less affected by noise than DIPs?

Are SMD packages of microcontrollers (to be more exact : AVR mega series) less affected by noise rather than DIP packages? Or the opposite is true? By noise I mean anything that can disrupt the ...
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What is the difference between PDIP and MDIP?

What is the difference between these opamps? MDIP: http://dk.rs-online.com/web/p/komparatorer/5338186/ PDIP: http://dk.rs-online.com/web/p/komparatorer/0428458/ PDIP: http://dk.rs-online.com/web/p/...
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Is there a DIP style chip I can use for a 74x245 and a 573 or 373?

I'm looking into using a W65C816S chip but to have full access to the address lines I need a 74x245 and a 573 or 373 chip. The only ones I've been able to find are SMD/SMT and not through hole. I'd ...
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SOJ socket to PCB

I was wandering, is there some socket for ICs (memory) with SOJ packaging? I mean one that would have contacts that could go through PCB. Like some hybrid between SOJ socket SMT and DIP socket. Or can ...
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Can I cut an IC?

As far as I understand, the die of a DIP package is located at the center and the rest is just the lead frame. Given that I have unused pins, can I cut the top part of this microcontroller (ATmega16/...
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Need help identifying an integrated circuit

Pulled from a large tube TV, this one is a real head scratcher. I think it's an RCA chip but all RCA chips I've see use a different part naming scheme (for example ...
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Alternative to ZIF socket and alligator clips

As we know ZIF socket holds ICs and enables us to add or remove easily. Is there anything for axial elements such as resistor or diodes for holding them without bending those elements? The problem ...
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Unknown “268” DIP-14 IC

I have been going through a container of old electronics and discovered a set of ten DIP-14 ICs labelled "268." I have searched this number as well as the additional unique number on each chip, but ...
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how to decode a USB signal on a breadboard [closed]

I would like read binary data that is not formatted. Is there any DIP to decode it?
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What is this part (label is 23LCVB I/P JWD 1336, 8-DIP package)?

I found this part in a box with random parts. Mostly they were voltage regulators, opamps and transistors (both BJT and FET). The closest match I found was this SPI SRAM, but the part number didn’t ...
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Identifying different chip packages

I wanted to buy an opamp for experimentation. I ended up with LM324. I searched the web and they come in different packages. For example, take a look in these two pictures. (source) (source) What'...
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How to use a 10 pin dip switch on a 8x3 Encoder (IC 74LS148)?

I've been trying to get an 8x3 encoder (IC 74LS148) working using a 10 pin dip switch, I simply connect the 1-7 ON sides of the switch as inputs for the encoder and the OFF sides of the switch to the ...
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convert from ndip to dip

I have a V9958 NDIP (Narrow DIP) chip that I would like to use with a breadboard, is it possible to somehow convert NDIP to DIP or use an external adapter?
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Difference between SN754410 and ULN2004 [closed]

I am curious about the difference between SN754410 and ULN2004 and what are the specific usages of both? According to data sheets SN754410 is a is a quadruple high-current half-H driver and ULN2004 ...
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What does this dash mark in a DIP 4-bit counter IC indicate?

I have seen a dash mark in 74LS193 4-bit counter IC while working with it in a project. What does this dash mark indicate?
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What would be a modern Programmable sound generator?

Not 100% sure if sourcing components is on-topic here, but if it is: For a hobby project, I'm trying to find a readily available (that is, ideally sold on Mouser or Sparkfun) programmable sound ...
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How to cool down DIP devices?

I have AD811 in my application that works just fine but as it is working in +/-15 v supply at around 14.5 mA, it's power is around one third of watts. It is hot when touched. I checked if this is a ...
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What's the benefit of not soldering NC pins compared to soldering them to a disconnected pad?

I've been looking at my scope's power supply board and I noticed that R7731A "Burst Triple Mode PWM Flyback Controller" in DIP has two NC pins which are not connected to absolutely anything. They've ...
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Unusual Surface Mount Package (with notches) - how to mount / solder?

I have recently acquired an electronics component that I was expecting to have a "normal" surface mount foot that I could solder. Instead, what is has is a very thick section that has a 0.50mm semi-...
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What is SMT + DIP? (shell through hole)

Hirose offers a Micro-B USB receptacle ZX62D-B-5PA8 as SMT + DIP. This doesn't really make sense to me, considering that the electronic contacts are SMD and the mechanical pins are just 0.8mm deep, ...
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DC/DC Booster to 5v 500ma?

I'm trying to find a circuit capable of boosting a normal alkaline battery or maybe a li-po to 5V/500mA. I want a through hole IC to try it on the breadboard. Vin could be 2.5V (or lower) and maximum ...
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Why are 10-pin DIP integrated circuits so uncommon?

This is a tangential thought from this answer, specifically the line "There are 10 and 12 pin DIPs". After some searching around, I finally located only one 10-pin DIP part: NTE1450, 5 Watt audio ...
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Best way to remove pins from IC storage tubes?

I often buy ICs that come in clear plastic storage tubes like this: There are plastic pins on either end that keep the ICs from sliding out. I'm sure you're all familiar with this.. Sometimes I can ...
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matrix of connection

I'm looking for a component that can connect 1:1 4 input to 4 output 1----|-|-|-|- 2----|-|-|-|- 3----|-|-|-|- 4----|-|-|-|- | | | | A B C D My ...
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Question about long-term support for legacy board designs

This question is summarized from a discussion on the Electrical Engineering StackExchange chat. It is reproduced here in hopes to generate a discussion with long-term value Question for anyone with ...
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Octal DIP Switch Digital '0'?

I've been playing around with logic gates and RAM chips and stuff the past week or so, but I can't figure out how to get a DIP switch to represent a digital '0' while still being able to represent '1' ...
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Choosing a multi-channel A/D converter [closed]

I'm tasked with getting analog data off various instruments (no more than ten analog signals) on a weather station. I need help choosing a single chip (preferably SOIC or DIP) that can do this. I don'...