Stay flexible PCB design to keep in stock! PCF8523 flippy floppy PCB revision

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It may be many months till we can get our fav 8-SOIC Real Time Clock (RTC), the PCF8523, delivered to us. We designed this chip into a few different breakouts, shields and wings as a low-cost, battery-backed RTC. It’s been unobtainium for the last year, but this morning we did manage to snag some in HVSON package! With a little redesign flourish, our SOIC-only board is now an HVSON-slash-SOIC board – and we’ll be able to get this product back into production!


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