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8 Oct, 2010

Tom Hausherr

SOT (Small Outline Transistor) Components The SOT23 is the most popular of this component family. It has 3, 5, 6 and 8 pin variations and 3 popular pin pitches. 0.50 mm Pitch 0.65 mm Pitch 0.95 mm Pitch  Note: All pictures are shown in the “Nominal Environment” land pattern. Figure 19 illustrates 0.5 mm pitch SOT23 3-pin and 8-pin examples. FIGURE 19 0.5 mm pitch SOT23 fanout

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library tools

1 Oct, 2010

Tom Hausherr

Molded Body Components The next most popular component family on a PCB design layout is the Molded Body Tantalum Capacitor (CAPM). The CAPM components have an “L-Bend” component lead form. Most Molded Body Tantalum Capacitors are metric by default including their standard EIA names – 3216 – 3.2 mm X 1.6 mm 6032 – 6.0 mm X 3.2 mm 7243 - 7.2 mm X 4.3 mm 7343 – 7.3 mm X 4.3 mm The

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library tools, CAD Library

22 Sep, 2010

Tom Hausherr

Chip Components Smaller Than 1608 (EIA 0603) Before you read this blog ‘Part 2″, read Part 1 White Paper of this series - “PCB Design Perfection Starts in the CAD Library” for the introduction information. Download it here - http://www.mentor.com/products/pcb-system-design/techpubs/download?id=60454 Parts 3, 4, 5 etc. will be posted here over the next couple weeks. I’m really looking forward to

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