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 ===== ICs ===== ===== ICs =====
  
-An integrated circuit (IC) is an electronic component which typically packages a collection of transistors,​ diodes and resistors to perform some useful function. There are numerous types with many package configurations. You may be familiar with fairly simple ones like Operation Amplifiers (Op Amps) or "​555"​ timers, or complex types like microprocessors. Modern ICs are generally encased in a square/​rectangular plastic package with many leads/pins. Pins are commonly spaced on a 0.1"​(2.54mm) grid which will fit the holes on stripboard and breadboards. This packaging is usually referred to as Through Hole mounting as the pins normally go through holes in a PCB. Newer ICs can be found with much closer pin spacings ​and very small packages, usually designed for surface mounting on PCBs.+An integrated circuit (IC) is an electronic component which typically packages a collection of transistors,​ diodes and resistors to perform some useful function. There are numerous types with many package configurations. You may be familiar with fairly simple ones like Operation Amplifiers (Op Amps) or "​555"​ timers, or complex types like microprocessors. Modern ICs are generally encased in a square/​rectangular plastic package with many leads/pins. Pins are commonly spaced on a 0.1"​(2.54mm) grid which will fit the holes on stripboard and breadboards. This packaging is usually referred to as Through Hole mounting as the pins normally go through holes in a PCB. Newer ICs can be found with much closer pin spacing ​and very small packages, usually designed for surface mounting on PCBs.
  
  
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