Company: SGS-THOMSON (renamed STMicroelectronics in 1998)
Based: Geneva Switzerland
Founded: 1987 from merger with of SGS Microelettronica & Thomson Semiconducteurs
Founders: Jack and Earl Echlin
Specialty: One of the worlds largest semiconductor companies specializing in Sensor, Power, Automotive, and Embedded Processing Integrated Circuits.
These 12 sample SGS-Thomson Integrated Circuits and Electronic components came as a promotional item given out at trade shows by company representatives to perspective buyers.
The components came sealed in a tin can. We opened up the bottom of our soup can to see what was inside and found the following 1980's era SGS-Thomson Microelectronic components wrapped in bubble-wrap:
1. Voltage Regulator
2. CMOS 4000 Logic
3. High Speed CMOS Logic
5. Low Power Schottky
6. SMD High Speed CMOS Logic
7. Fast Recovery Rectifier
8. Triac / SCR
9. Zener Diode
10. Power MOS Transistor
11. Bipolar Transistor
12. Transient Suppressor
Can reads: "MICROELECTRONICS - Cream of the Crop".
Dimesions of Can : 4" Tall x 2 5/8" Wide
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