[sdiy] CA3080 has gone where noone has ever been

cheater cheater cheater00social at gmail.com
Fri Apr 9 00:07:10 CEST 2021


The difference between SOP-8 and SOP-16 is 0.076 g, still quite a bit,
probably 5kg fuel?

On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:58 PM cheater cheater <cheater00social at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Even then, still a saving of a few kilos of fuel
>
> On Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 11:01 PM Jay Schwichtenberg via Synth-diy <
> synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:
>
>> A lot of people (and it surprised me when I found out) don't know that
>> SMT was used in the 60's for the Saturn V electronics that got people to
>> the moon.
>>
>> There are YouTube videos you can look up on this.
>>
>> Jay S.
>>
>>
>> On 4/8/2021 3:49 AM, Spiros Makris via Synth-diy wrote:
>>
>> What if I told you that CA3080 has been to space?
>> I was going through various documents of the MAVEN mission I found on an
>> FTP server online and what do you know, the part that made history in the
>> synth world was used and flown all the way to Mars, and even entered its
>> atmosphere.
>> [image: image.png]
>> Unsurprisingly, it is among the few non-qualified parts on the list and
>> the cheapest, at $1.80
>> I peaked at the schematics and they used it for signal conditioning
>> before an ADC (peak detection I think).
>> A whole new level of flex by one of the most influential ICs of Synth
>> history!
>>
>> MAVEN was launched on 2013 and has been operational, orbiting Mars until
>> today. It's primary mission is to study the upper martian atmosphere.
>>
>>
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