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Does anyone know how to test ic's and identify them where is the best online electronic shop? Answered

Knowing what a ic chip does in a circuit the one here in circuit controls commands of the tape control from a Revox A700 reel to reel. Anyone had any experience with reel to reel tape recorders especially Revox?

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seandogue (author)2009-09-08

There's a German website that offers company logos to help identify chips:


I've found it useful on occasion.

As for the numbers, I agree with Kiteman, but the logos do sometimes help narrow things down.

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Kiteman (author)2009-09-08

You're probably better off checking the number on the back of the chip and googling for it.

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