[sdiy] [hp_agilent_equipment] Where to get capacitor and resistor kits?

cheater00 cheater00 cheater00 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 18 18:06:33 CET 2017


Thanks for the info Norm!

On Sat, 18 Mar 2017 17:52 Norm n3ykf normanlizeth at gmail.com
[hp_agilent_equipment], <hp_agilent_equipment at yahoogroups.com> wrote:

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> the Augie's deliver bagged, tagged parts in their reel packaging. I.E. :10
> pieces, 2x5 strips in a plastic bag  Makes life much easier. They do
> amazon, as well.
>
> They've been doing it a while. Found advertising pens in my smt tote with
> his business name. The receipt says 15 years ago (via internet, moved here
> 7, where his business is).
>
> vakits.com
>
> US based with a retail outlet in Ocala, FL. Augie, sr is an 30+year EE and
> a ham (km4ofe). He fields reasonable questions with reasonable answers.
>
> Lots of neat stuff.
>
> Norm n3ykf
>
> On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 11:26 AM, cheater00 cheater00 cheater00 at gmail.com
> [hp_agilent_equipment] <hp_agilent_equipment at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
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> Hi guys,
> A lot of great posts in this thread.
>
> I notice there are basically two types: ring binder (aka sample book) and
> pill box (or "mouse toilet" as someone mentioned).
>
> Here are a few questions I have.
>
> The pill box one seems a bit sketchy to me because it means it has been
> handled once, in unknown conditions, by someone who might have broken it or
> not. So that's a bit of a worry for me. They're also made from non-esd-safe
> material (it would be black due to included carbon).
>
> The separate "pages" in sample book ones are not ESD safe either, but I
> understand the tape the parts are in stores them safely, as long as you
> don't touch the parts to the plastic sheets. As anyone knows those sheets
> can create HUGE amounts of static. My guess is both tiny resistors and
> capacitors can get damaged by several-kilovolt discharges but obviously I
> don't have statistical experimental data to support this.
>
> So I'm not sure what's better? What do I do?
>
> I could also buy ESD pill boxes but those cost extra money and I'll
> probably end up losing a lot/some of the parts.
>
> Regarding parts quality. I'm not necessarily sure the parts will be as
> specified, and e.g. capacitors don't necessarily mention voltage, R/C don't
> mention composition, temp rating, etc. They don't mention the manufacturer.
> So I'm a bit torn between just buying the sample books (they are cheap) and
> hoping for the best - or spending a large chunk of my life making a huge
> order to Mouser who will probably charge me quite a bit for the tiny
> amounts. I dread the time I'd have to spend, but at least I'd know exactly
> what I got, and that would be quite valuable in itself.
>
> What do I do here?...
>
> On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 3:53 PM, ovidiu.popa at rogers.com
> [hp_agilent_equipment] <hp_agilent_equipment at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
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> Chinese sellers on EBay are by far the best money value. But I can no
> longer stand the common "free shipping"; an average of three months to
> Canada and 50% never make it to my place. Most of Chinese sellers know it,
> so they refund the money no question asked as soon as you file the "didn't
> receive" complaint (some even before officially filing). I guess it's in
> their cost of doing business.
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