[time-nuts] Minicircuits 10% discount in December
kb8tq at n1k.org
Thu Nov 27 10:28:25 EST 2014
I believe I made that point earlier. The main complaint is the difficulty of getting the correct cores. I seem to have a few dozen bags of cores. I still go shopping for more as projects come up
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> On Nov 27, 2014, at 9:07 AM, Tim Shoppa <tshoppa at gmail.com> wrote:
> For a hobbyist doing things a few at a time, what advantage is there to
> buying RF transformers made by Mini-circuits etc., vs winding them using
> commonly available ferrite cores/binocular cores?
> If I needed to do a production run of 1000+ boards with tiny SMT
> transformers, sure, no problem buying them from mini-circuits or a
> distributor etc. But for hobbyist stuff seems far more flexible to wind
> them onesy-twosy using not so tiny cores and windings selected for the
> particular application.
> Tim N3QE
>> On Thu, Nov 27, 2014 at 9:58 AM, Bob Camp <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:
>> What time (note the tie in to be on topic for the list :) will their
>> retail location open on Thanksgiving?
>> Spending quality time on the auction sites can yield some pretty
>> substantial discounts on RF transformers. The search process is not simple
>> due to the crazy range of part numbers.
>> Once you have the transformer you get to decide how to handle coax
>> grounds. In most cases the solution either creates a bunch of problems or
>> it eliminates any benefit of transformer isolation.
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Nov 27, 2014, at 7:55 AM, Jim Lux <jimlux at earthlink.net> wrote:
>>> Time to stock up on those transformers, mixers, amplifiers<grin>
>>> "Throughout the month of December, all online orders of any quantity of
>> any Mini-Circuits catalog model from our web store on minicircuits.com
>> will receive a 10% *discount!
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