[sdiy] Pet Peeves

paula at synth.net paula at synth.net
Fri May 4 22:33:39 CEST 2018


my pet peeve,
Foot print drawings, EVERY SINGLE MANUFACTURER HAS A DIFFERENT STYLE!!!
and to make it worse, NOT ONE gives you the dimensions you care about 
without having to break out a damned calculator!!



On 2018-05-04 19:28, MTG wrote:
> I was looking at some SRAM recently and it was a pretty short
> datasheet. I guess they assume you've read all the earlier ones on the
> same type of device written by companies that published actual data
> books.
> 
> On 5/4/2018 11:17 AM, Tim Ressel wrote:
>> To be fair it looks like the segment naming is pretty standard. Still 
>> it would nice to have it on the sheet.
>> 
>> --tr
>> 
>> 
>> On 5/4/2018 11:11 AM, Dave Magnuson wrote:
>>> Now, how could that *possibly* be important.   Sheesh.
>>> 
>>> That's a pretty big omission
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Synth-diy <synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org> On Behalf Of Tim 
>>> Ressel
>>> Sent: Friday, May 4, 2018 1:55 PM
>>> To: SYNTH DIY <synth-diy at synth-diy.org>
>>> Subject: [sdiy] Pet Peeves
>>> 
>>> Who's up for a Friday rant?
>>> 
>>> My pet peeve this morning: incomplete data sheets. I'm looking at the
>>> Lite-On LTP-3862 and nowhere does it relate the segment names on the 
>>> pins to
>>> the segments on the display.
>>> 
>>> -- --Tim Ressel
>>> Circuit Abbey
>>> timr at circuitabbey.com
>>> 
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