Electronics Forum | Mon Sep 08 11:38:52 EDT 2014 | spoiltforchoice
They key requirement before any fancy tools is careful storage, stock control, labeling and handling. If your parts are incorrect before they even get to production, you're screwed. As gregp suggests, to get consistently correct value and orientation
Electronics Forum | Sat Jul 17 15:22:17 EDT 2004 | rohman23
Thanks for all the responses. I do agree with what was said, and can certainly see reasons not to try. I'll write a little more about what we do. We are a defense contractor, and as I mentioned very high mix, low volume. We only have 1 SMT line.
Electronics Forum | Wed Jul 26 10:39:23 EDT 2017 | dontfeedphils
TL;DR: I like internal part numbering systems for passive chips and the like, and keeping MPNs for active components (or components with many variants and/or options that could be easily confused as equivalents). I've always been a fan of internal
Electronics Forum | Mon Jan 31 15:02:52 EST 2005 | gs
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