[sdiy] FW: Buying Parts from Questionable Sites

Vladimir Pantelic vladoman at gmail.com
Sun Jun 12 19:53:08 CEST 2022


FWIW I bought from Win-Source several times and so far the ICs all look genuine 
and work (STM32...)


On 6/12/22 7:47 PM, Mike Bryant wrote:
> Is the supplier on Alibaba/AliExpress/Amazon ?   If so no risk as they have full 
> protection if it’s either faulty, fraudulent or doesn’t arrive.
> 
> But I wouldn’t trust the ones on eBay, etc only.
> 
> LCSC is also trustworthy as a Chinese distributor
> 
> *From:*Synth-diy [mailto:synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org] *On Behalf Of *Shawn 
> Rakestraw via Synth-diy
> *Sent:* 12 June 2022 18:42
> *To:* SYNTH DIY
> *Subject:* [sdiy] Buying Parts from Questionable Sites
> 
> Hey All,
> 
> I have a diy project I would like to do and in the past I almost exclusively use 
> Mouser for most of my components. There is a specific resistor network that is 
> out of stock everywhere, but when I look at octopart, there are "unauthorized 
> dealers" that seem to have a supply of them. I am a little nervous about buying 
> from them though.
> 
> The component in question is EXB-E10C103J and I would likely only buy about 25 
> of them.
> 
> If anyone with more experience buying components could let me know where they 
> would trust getting them from, I would be very appreciative.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Shawn
> 
> 
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