Dual In-Line Package

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dual in-line package

[¦dü·əl ¦in ‚līn ′pak·ij]
Microcircuit package with two rows of seven vertical leads that are easily inserted into an etched circuit board. Abbreviated DIP.

Dual In-Line Package

(DIL, DIP) The most common type of package for small and medium scale integrated circuits, with up to about 48 pins. The pins hang vertically from the two long edges of the rectangular package, spaced at intervals of 0.1 inch. The pins fit through holes in the circuit board to which they are soldered or into a socket.

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Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced today the immediate launch of a transfer-molded super-mini dual in-line package power factor correction (DIPPFCTM) module incorporating silicon carbide (SiC) transistors and diodes, which is expected to help reduce the power consumption and size of home appliances.
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