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Oldbitcollector (Jeff)
04-15-2007, 01:35 PM
I'm looking at playing with some EEPROM chips with my propeller, but my head is spinning when i look at the various IC package types that one can have. It seems obvious that PDIP is something that will fit in a socket on my breadboard, but does anyone know of a web reference to see what the various IC package types look like? DFN-S,MSOP, SOIJ, PDIP?

Thanks
Oldbitcollector

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Paul Baker
04-15-2007, 01:54 PM
PDIP is the only through hole version, this document shows the package types starting on page 15 of all but the msop package:
http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/21754G.pdf

and msop is on page 18 of this document:
http://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/21203N.pdf

For those who are making the jump from though hole to surface mount, I suggest the SOIC package. It has the largest pitch of all surface mount packages.

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Paul Baker (mailto:pbaker@parallax.com)
Propeller Applications Engineer
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Post Edited (Paul Baker (Parallax)) : 4/15/2007 6:04:59 AM GMT