I need to order some 10uf capacitors and various resistors for a circuit I am working on. The components need to be fairly small, as the circuit will be flexible (it will be an extension of what I posted here: http://arduino.cc/forum/index.php/topic,66649.0.html
). However, I am hand soldering them, so they cant be microscopic...
Now when looking at parts at digikey, for every itam I am looking at there are ~100+ very similar itams to choose from. So similar that I find it hard to chose the right one.
Can you give me any generall recommendations on how to chose the right surface mount component? Maybe you could even point me to a specific brand/formfactor that you are comfortable using.
The circuit will be partly arduino powered at 5 volts and ~200milliamps and partly use external power with 9V and ~400milliamps.
If you have any suggestions, they will be very much apreceated.