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BC549b or BC549c
« on: March 23, 2015, 04:32:28 PM »
Will a Bc549b work in place of a BC549c? I have a bunch of bc549b's. Wanting to build Weener wah and Collosalus.

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Re: BC549b or BC549c
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2015, 04:42:26 PM »
Should work in a wah. There are a limited number of applications where the b or c will matter the c is manufactured to tighter tolerances. I would socket and swap npns to taste

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Re: BC549b or BC549c
« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2015, 04:48:02 PM »
I believe C is also higher gain. Won't matter for a buffer, though. When it comes to gain related I use the C one.
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Re: BC549b or BC549c
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2015, 05:16:42 PM »
I used the b and c in a wah and the c got better results


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