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JimboZA

I guess "T" was already taken?
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Henry_Best


I guess "T" was already taken?
Transformers were invented before transistors.

cr0sh

This thread has some interesting info:

http://electronics.stackexchange.com/questions/66853/why-is-the-circuit-board-abreviation-for-transistor-q
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Boardburner2

Transistors have a Q point, this being the quiescent dc operating conditions.

JimboZA

I prefer the Q shape of the case, I'm going with that....
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steinie44

To (P)np or not to (P)np, That is the (Q)uestion.

Henry_Best


To (P)np or not to (P)np, That is the (Q)uestion.

When we want your NPN, we'll ask for it  :D :D

TomGeorge

Hi, for the noobs.

NPN transistor,  look at the emitter arrow,  (N)ot (P)ointing i(N).

Tom.... :)

Twinkle Twinkle little star, power equals I squared R. (That's all you need to know, you derive the rest)
Everything runs on smoke, let the smoke out, it stops running....

JimboZA

As the late Graham Chapman in his role as the Colonel in many MPFC skits would say...

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Too silly, too silly...
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TomGeorge

Hi, as was said many times about Bluebottle in the Goons

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Silly boy, silly boy


Tom..... :)
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JimboZA

Hercules Grittpype-Thynne.... "You silly, twisted boy"
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TomGeorge

Hi, yes quite a few characters had it in for the poor Bluebottle,   "He's fallen in the water."

Tom.... :)
Everything runs on smoke, let the smoke out, it stops running....

steinie44

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NPN transistor,  look at the emitter arrow,  (N)ot (P)ointing i(N).

Good one. I think of Male/Female symbols as (N)o (P)u__y to(N)ight.

Henry_Best


Hi, yes quite a few characters had it in for the poor Bluebottle,   "He's fallen in the water."

Tom.... :)
"You deaded me!"
Bluebottle appears to have been 'deaded' in almost every episode.

Boardburner2

More recently.

You killed kenny.

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