mcguire at neurotica.com
Wed Jun 10 13:09:36 CDT 2009
On Jun 10, 2009, at 2:00 PM, Brent Hilpert wrote:
> TMK, only Fairchild made those packages, although they had JEDEC
> (TO-105 and TO-106).
> I kind of liked them somehow, perhaps a nostalgia thing. (Never
> seen them fail
> mechanically, myself.) In all sorts of commercial equipment around
> the mid-60's
> to 70's. 2N3638 was very popular.
I got a bag of 2N3638s at a hamfest when I was a kid. I think
they're the first transistors I ever did anything fun with, with the
exception of the 2SA/2SB-somethingorothers in the Radio Shack 65-in-1
Port Charlotte, FL
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