[sdiy] Digikey bags
modular at go2.pl
Mon May 31 12:11:46 CEST 2021
back in my early days we had to travel by bus to various distant parts
of the town and visit all 7 electronic stores to find something remotely
working like needed part, and most of all looking for parts not needed
now but surprisingly available. I learned to come up with circuit ideas
on the spot when I saw a component that I haven't seen before in any shop.
On rare ocasions I used to ride several hundred km to visit yet another
stores. There were really good ones, people from entire country went
there, and they were always crowded.
I can forsee someone will raise the stake to luxury^3 by saying they had
no walk-in electronic stores. Well, I can't beat that. I was the lucky one.
W dniu 2021-05-29 o 00:11, Oren Leavitt via Synth-diy pisze:
> Back in my day we had to leaf thru a 2 inch thick paper catalog, fill
> out and mail in an order form, and hope everything was in stock.
> On 5/28/21 4:38 PM, Brian Willoughby wrote:
>> Mouser recently added a feature that helps with this a bit. You can
>> type in a value in the column heading for quantity, and the search
>> results will hide all price ranges that don't include that quantity.
>> This doesn't allow sort to, e.g., sort by Q100 price, but if you're in
>> a habit of scanning the search results for bargains, this highlighting
>> (hiding) feature really speeds that up.
>> I have a hunch that they know what we want, and are slowly working on
>> it. The search features keep surprising me by getting better,
>> incrementally, over the years. They don't move fast, but at least
>> they're moving in the right direction.
>> On May 28, 2021, at 01:16, Roman Sowa <modular at go2.pl> wrote:
>>> The nicest thing about DigiKey over Mouser is the search filters -
>>> selected parameters do not disappear in next step, so you can narrow
>>> it down later. And something Mouser can never do: select the list by
>>> the price at any quantity other than 1.
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