Author Topic: VFE Switching Board J175  (Read 360 times)

chongmagic

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VFE Switching Board J175
« on: July 05, 2018, 07:35:10 AM »
It seems that Mouser is out of stock of the J175s and there is a 26 week lead time. I cannot seem to find them anywhere else, is there something I can use as a substitute?

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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2018, 07:38:24 AM »

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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2018, 07:54:37 AM »
ebay has a seller in Sebring, Florida selling 10 J175s for $3.99 plus $3.25 shipping.  Delivery is usually less than a week.  I have had good experience with that seller ordering this part and a few others.

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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2018, 07:58:51 AM »
I once built a noise gate that asked for a J177 through hole, which is obsolete and harder to get than the J175.  I ended up using an smd version of the  J177 with an adapter board.  I also bought the J175 you linked since it was recommended as a substitute, and it worked just as well- in that circuit at least.

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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2018, 08:05:26 AM »

I bought the ones on ebay, thanks for the tip. They seemed to be Fairchild. I got 10 for pretty much what one would cost on Mouser with the others out of stock.

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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2018, 08:28:34 AM »
J176 might work as a sub which Mouser has in quantity. Don't have any here to test, though.
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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2018, 09:06:16 AM »

Thanks Brian, hopefully the ones I ordered from eBay will be good.

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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2018, 10:04:52 AM »
I remember ordered my J175 from Arrow. Have you checked them yet?

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Re: VFE Switching Board J175
« Reply #8 on: September 13, 2018, 05:53:36 PM »
In case any one is wondering the 176 worked in my triplet build.