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From: "Leon Heller"
Subject: Re: How to organize SMT parts?
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2002 12:58:49 -0000
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"Asa Cannell" wrote in message
> Has anyone found a way to organize SMT parts? 0402 passives, SOT23
> transistors, SO IC's, etc.. The main problems seem to be:
> Size: It seems silly to use those cabinets with 30 or so plastic
> drawers for a dozen parts the size of a pinhead. Something smaller
> than a textbook would be ideal, and portable too. The drawers that
> come with dividers wont work because
> the storage spaces are still too big and the parts can slide under the
> Spill/shake proof: If you tip over a cabinet of 100 different value
> 0402 caps and resistors, you might as well just throw them away
> because they arent labeled in any way.
I write the value on each strip as soon as I get it. It's OK with 0803
parts, but might be difficult with 0402 devices. You could attach a sticky
label with the value on it.
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