[sdiy] PCB layout question

Paul Anderson wackyvorlon at gmail.com
Sat Nov 1 16:03:42 CET 2008


On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 10:22 AM, Ian Fritz <ijfritz at comcast.net> wrote:
> The need for decoupling is usually vastly exaggerated in the diy community.
>  Studies by semiconductor manufacturers from many years ago show that
> decoupling caps distributed every few chips is plenty adequate for most
> analog applications.
>
Shows how out of touch I am, I didn't know bypass caps were necessary
in analog designs.  I don't remember seeing them in RF applications,
at least.



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