29 Nov '15, 12pm

Building Custom Integrated Circuits

The first integrated circuits weren’t tiny flecks of silicon mounted to metal carriers and embedded in epoxy or ceramic. The first integrated circuits, albeit a looser definition of such, were just a few transistors, resistors, and diodes mashed together in the same package. With this in mind, [Rupert] created his own custom IC . It’s an IR receiver constructed out of a transistor, resistor, and an LED. The attentive reader should be asking, “wait, can’t you just buy an IR receiver?” Yes, yes you can. But that’s not a hack™, and would otherwise be very uninteresting. [Rupert]’s IC is just three parts, a 2n2222 transistor, a 220Ω resistor and an IR LED. With a good bit of deadbug soldering, these three parts were melded into something that resembled, and had the same pinout of, a Vishay TSOP4838 IR receiver. The epoxy used to encapsulate this integrated circuit is a standar...

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