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RE: [TCML] RE: 2N3005 Transisotrs : was:RE 555 timer
if you have a pile of 2n3055s, they may be more valuable for ohter purposes - such as reparing Dynaco Stereo 120 amplifiers. You could ebay them or offer them for sale at a good price and buy the epoxy cased equivalents
> From: johnbrooks@xxxxxxxxxxx
> To: tesla@xxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [TCML] RE: 2N3005 Transisotrs : was:RE 555 timer
> Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2008 08:58:19 -0700
> Computer monitors:
> the 3005 was replaced w/2SC4747,
> ,HOT horizontal output trsnssistors
> On Wed, 19 Mar 2008 10:07:28 -0400, "McCauley, Daniel H"
>> Exactly. Older designs keep calling for them because they are just that
>> - older designs. Circuits designed before less expensive devices are
>> Remember, with 2N3055 nowadays, you are paying for the package. But
>> with thermally better devices these days, they can get away with putting
>> a similar (or better) die in a standard TO-220 package which is much
>> But of course, if you have them around, go ahead and use them.
>> I am sitting on a veritable stash of them here in the DaveCave(tm)
>> And the really strange thing is that there are so many better devices
>> there but these older designs keep surfacing and calling for a 2N3055
>> Go figure...
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