- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 9/2015 on page 122
SMD Codes Revealed
What’s that under the magnifying glass?
Components are forever decreasing in size and this has the unfortunate consequence that there is also less space for the clear marking of the part type or value. So short codes are used instead, but they are often not that easy to decipher. With the help of the websites that we describe here the identification of SMD components is made somewhat easier.