[time-nuts] lunatic fringe time standards
jfor at quik.com
Mon Apr 19 16:28:31 EDT 2010
IMO, ANY of those jelley beans are garbage, IMO, including 900, 914, 923,
2N3638 -> 2N3643. The TO-5 size seem worse than the TO-18 size.
> I found the twisting of leads more of a problem with common epoxy packaged
> transistors than the 8 pin RTL 914/923 devices. Regards - Mike
> Mike B. Feher, N4FS
> 89 Arnold Blvd.
> Howell, NJ, 07731
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> RTL was a VERY simple design. a 2 input NAND had 2 transistors and 3
> resistors as I remember.
> The main issue was lead attachment was the main failure mode in the
> epoxy-ceramic 8 lead packages. If you twisted a lead, the device died.
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