New to our store this month are Brown Dog SOIC-8 to DIP-8 adapter sockets. A great number of fantastic opamps are only available in surface mount form. These adapters allow you to enjoy noteworthy chips such as the AD8620, AD8599, etc.
Below are two cMoyBBs with freshly seated SOIC adapters. Powered from a mandatory 10V+ DC adapter, the AD8620 sounds stunning!
It’s a good idea to measure DC offset when rolling opamps. An unusually loud pop when turning the amplifier on is a definite sign of error. Weak or cold soldering joints are usually the cause.
Another long awaited addition to the store is (more…)