[sdiy] THAT 2155 on sale

kenny at beatkamp.com kenny at beatkamp.com
Sun Apr 19 18:02:05 CEST 2020


Semiconductors are made all over the world. Too many are now made in China
in my opinion. I believe this is about to change.

The last few batches of NOS transistors I got were fakes from
China that went straight into the rubbish.

Thanks for the warning Mr Laughing Man.


> What about components from Thailand? I just got some microcontrollers from
> Microchip that appeared to be made there
>
>> On Apr 19, 2020, at 8:08 AM, Gordonjcp <gordonjcp at gjcp.net> wrote:
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 17, 2020 at 11:55:53PM -0700, Laughing Man wrote:
>>> I bought some of the THAT2155's, and not only is the picture of them
>>> quite
>>> literally what they look like, they also didn't picture that back side
>>> that
>>> clearly says "CHINA" on it. I have low hopes, and I don't recommend
>>> anyone
>>> else buy them. Most likely they just purchased a lot from some Ebay
>>> seller.
>>
>> You should only ever buy components from China.
>>
>> The one and only time I've ever had "fake parts", they were mislabelled
>> 78L05s.  The clue was that they came from America.
>>
>> Who ever heard of an American chip manufacturer?
>>
>> --
>> Gordonjcp
>>




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