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July 25, 2011 AT 3:48 pm

Name that Diode!

Diode-Ned-150X100

A quick introduction to the many different kinds of diodes you will run across!

In a recent interview, one of the tasks for the candidate was to give the diode names for various schematic symbols. Some were easy and others were a bit more obscure. And to make matters more interesting, there are multiple symbols for some. Below are a few examples, but know that there are many more not mentioned here.

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2 Comments

  1. I know that.
    That’s the headphone diode.

  2. The elusive headphone diode. Great for audio applications.

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