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Started by John Larkin July 26, 2011

I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design
Engineers", second edition, from 1976.

John

On 7/26/2011 3:50 PM, John Larkin wrote:
> > > I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design > Engineers", second edition, from 1976. > > John >
Oh, yeah? Well, I haven't found myself yet but, when I do, I might be found using "Applied Control Theory for Embedded Systems". I have yet to understand any of it. John S
On 26/07/2011 22:05, John S wrote:
> On 7/26/2011 3:50 PM, John Larkin wrote: >> >> >> I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design >> Engineers", second edition, from 1976. >> >> John >> > > Oh, yeah? > > Well, I haven't found myself yet but, when I do, I might be found using > "Applied Control Theory for Embedded Systems". I have yet to understand > any of it. > > John S
Ah yes. The Yellow Rows of Texas databooks. -- Syd
On 7/26/2011 4:50 PM, John Larkin wrote:
> > > I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design > Engineers", second edition, from 1976. > > John >
Yep, still a useful reference, I used it a year or so ago too... -- I'm never going to grow up.
On Jul 26, 3:50=A0pm, John Larkin
<jjlar...@highNOTlandTHIStechnologyPART.com> wrote:
> I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design > Engineers", second edition, from 1976. > > John
I still use my 1964 GE transistor manual.
I used mine in May (pinout for a '373).  Sometimes it's faster to grab the book on the shelf than to search and wait for datasheet pages to load.

I also use my set of early 1960s Motorola transistor data books to look at odd-ball parameters that most manufacturers won't publish any more.

Tom Pounds
near Albuquerque
John Larkin wrote:
> > I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design > Engineers", second edition, from 1976. >
I'll raise you "The Transistor and Diode Data Book for Design Engineers". Has some 60's era devices in there, still in use here, hardcover with beer and coffee stain resistant coating, partially in German. Was printed in Munich but has not printing date. -- Regards, Joerg http://www.analogconsultants.com/
Syd Rumpo wrote:
> On 26/07/2011 22:05, John S wrote: >> On 7/26/2011 3:50 PM, John Larkin wrote: >>> >>> >>> I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design >>> Engineers", second edition, from 1976. >>> >>> John >>> >> >> Oh, yeah? >> >> Well, I haven't found myself yet but, when I do, I might be found using >> "Applied Control Theory for Embedded Systems". I have yet to understand >> any of it. >> >> John S > > Ah yes. The Yellow Rows of Texas databooks. >
Yellow books? Those are for the youngsters. Old farts use the really seasoned brownish-orange hardcovers. -- Regards, Joerg http://www.analogconsultants.com/
tlbs101 wrote:
> I used mine in May (pinout for a '373). Sometimes it's faster to > grab the book on the shelf than to search and wait for datasheet > pages to load. > > I also use my set of early 1960s Motorola transistor data books to > look at odd-ball parameters that most manufacturers won't publish any > more. >
Tell me about it. In the old TI book the BF245 JFET has a 9-page datasheet. The current Fairchild PDF datasheet has two pages, of which only one contains useful data. So I keep all those books. -- Regards, Joerg http://www.analogconsultants.com/
On Tue, 26 Jul 2011 15:13:26 -0700, Joerg <invalid@invalid.invalid> wrote:

>Syd Rumpo wrote: >> On 26/07/2011 22:05, John S wrote: >>> On 7/26/2011 3:50 PM, John Larkin wrote: >>>> >>>> >>>> I found myself still using my yellow "The TTL Data Book for Design >>>> Engineers", second edition, from 1976. >>>> >>>> John >>>> >>> >>> Oh, yeah? >>> >>> Well, I haven't found myself yet but, when I do, I might be found using >>> "Applied Control Theory for Embedded Systems". I have yet to understand >>> any of it. >>> >>> John S >> >> Ah yes. The Yellow Rows of Texas databooks. >> > >Yellow books? Those are for the youngsters. Old farts use the really >seasoned brownish-orange hardcovers.
"Mustard Bibles".