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greywolf271

Had a box of 2N5583 no longer used at work. So googled it for parameters.
http://www.datasheetarchive.com/2N5583-datasheet.html
Take a look and spot the odd one out.


JoeO

Depending on the spec sheet, it can be an NPN or a PNP.

This is one heck of a versatile transistor.

CrossRoads

To paraphrase Mr Mom,
" yeah, NPN, PNP, whatever it takes"
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pwillard

Wow... I'm so relieved that Great American Electronics finally got it right.  Motorola has been making these devices wrong since the 1970's!

afremont


To paraphrase Mr Mom,
" yeah, NPN, PNP, whatever it takes"



The guys in the marketing dept. figured out that they were "needlessly" eliminating half of their potential customer base. ;)
Experience, it's what you get when you were expecting something else.

James C4S


The guys in the marketing dept. figured out that they were "needlessly" eliminating half of their potential customer base. ;)

We usually check with engineering when doing something like this.  The response always comes back as "if our customers are dumb enough to believe that, they shouldn't be our customers."
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greywolf271


Wow... I'm so relieved that Great American Electronics finally got it right.  Motorola has been making these devices wrong since the 1970's!


When I first came across this "feature" I wondered if GAE is another Great Wall Motors of Electronics manufacturing masquarading as an American manufacturer.

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