Re: Care and Feeding of SMD Parts

Ken KM4NFQ <km4nfq@...>
 

On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 11:31 AM, Jack Purdum via Groups.Io
<jjpurdum=yahoo.com@groups.io> wrote:
Good Lord! I can't even SEE 0402's!
You're probably referring to Metric 0402s?
There can be some confusion between Imperial and Metric dimensions.
An Imperial 0402 can be seen.
A Metric 0402 is the size of a mustard seed, or smaller.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surface-mount_technology#Two-terminal_packages

An Imperial 0402 is the equivalent of a Metric 1005.

Regards,
Ken, KM4NFQ "Not Fully Qualified"

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