[sdiy] SMT package hell

Roman Sowa modular at go2.pl
Mon Dec 3 15:35:42 CET 2018

No, TSSOP are usually the wide ones (4.5mm). SOT505 is the same as MSOP8 
But NXP claims TSSOP is the narrow one, just like MSOP.
Everybody knows that!


W dniu 2018-12-03 o 15:04, Tim Ressel pisze:
> Did you hear me scream?
> I picked a part that sez its SOT-505. Okay, what is that? I look at the 
> datasheet which sez its the same as tssop8. Then I look up tssop8. They 
> do not match. then I find a sot-505-2. Also doesn't match. This really 
> throws generic package names out the window. As I make a custom 
> footprint for this part I ponder the state of the industry and the 
> ineffectual efforts of the gurus of standards like EIA.

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