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lead frame

A common type of chip package that uses metal leads that extend outside the housing. Lead frame technology goes back to the early days of DIP chips, but is still widely used in many package varieties. See chip package.


Lead Frame Packages
These cross sections show the differences between lead frame chip packages in both standard and CSP varieties. (Illustration courtesy of Joseph Fjelstad.)
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