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Octopart - A Handy Site to Know 1 year 5 months ago #17822

  • Jon Chandler
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banner - 300Whether you're designing something new, or building an existing design, Octopart is a handy website to know about and use!

Until recently, my biggest use of Octopart has been to track down needed components and to compare prices.  I checked the availability of a high side switch I'm considering for a USB charger is the car I'm working on.  I could go to Digikey and Mouser to check the price and availability, but an easier way is to type the part number into Octopart and you'll instantly be presented of a table with price and availability from a number of distributors.  Just a note - Octopart covers commercial distributors like Digikey, Mouser and Allied Electronics, but doesn't cover places like Jameco.  The table below shows the results for the high side driver.

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Octopart - A Handy Site to Know 1 year 5 months ago #17823

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This reminds me of PC Parts Picker for building PC's. Awesome resource!!! Thank you Jon!
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