[sdiy] [OT] LM13700 spotted in commercial product of big Manufacturer

Gordonjcp gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Mon May 16 12:12:44 CEST 2022


On Sun, May 15, 2022 at 09:52:50AM -0700, David G Dixon via Synth-diy wrote:
> Matthew Skala said:
> 
> # We don't need a weatherman to tell which way this wind is blowing. #
> 
> I was discussing this with my wife yesterday, and I said "I give DIP chips
> about another five years at the outside.  That means that I'll be doing
> electronics for maybe another five years, because I am not going to fart
> around with those fiddly diddly micro parts -- been there, done that, no fun
> at all."  I guess it's OK, because I have lots of other things I want to do.

Conversely, I pretty much gave up on constructing electronics until I got into doing SMD, because through-hole is such a fiddly pain in the arse to deal with.  SMD is so much easier.

Gordon



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