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 a do-it-yourself jack kit for the cMoyBB. Jack kits mean no one should find themselves waiting for backordered shipments. Better yet, you can skip Digi-Key entirely and save in shipping costs.
Digi-Key is the exclusive supplier of the shiny Kilo International ML-50 series knob. So, we’ve also added the ML-50-6MM knobs to our store: