[sdiy] Pet Peeves

Tim Ressel timr at circuitabbey.com
Fri May 4 22:35:45 CEST 2018


+1

And worse, that one dimension they leave off completely!


On 5/4/2018 1:33 PM, paula at synth.net wrote:
> 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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