On 12/31/19 2:53 PM, Fred Cisin via cctalk wrote:
> And paid
in much in S&H (if not more) to buy the two from Mouser then
> it would have cost to get 50 from China... ;)
On Tue, 31 Dec 2019, Alan Perry
via cctalk wrote:
And what would I do with 50 when I need 2?
I paid $8 shipping. I?d pay close to that in gas to drive to the local
Does Fry's have any capacitors?
I would bet there is a more of a chance that they have something like
that that sells relatively slowly.
Or do we need to time travel back 40 years?
Even say 5 years, I'd say so. It always surprised me how much of that
stuff that they continued to stock. But I don't know whether they would
have had the 33 uF 25V tantalum ones that I need for the Motor Driver
board on the Wangtek 5099EN24 QIC tape drive that I powered up for its
first time in a dozen years last weekend.
In the Seattle area, I would actually look for parts like that locally
at Vetco. But I live on the other side of Puget Sound from Seattle and
that adds $20 a trip for me to drive there.