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Gold or Silver?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Electronman, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Electronman

    Electronman New Member

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    But if the reason of using Gold is corroding then please tell me how do the wires corrode while they are inside of the package of the IC or the transidtor??
     
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  2. smanches

    smanches New Member

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    They don't. You usually see gold plated external connectors, especially in the audiofile realm of things.

    They use copper wire internally in chips.
     

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