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September 03, 2011

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George Storm

Did burr-Brown use uncoloured glass?

John Dunn

I couldn't tell.

Jaya Bijor

If its exposed to light it will be affecting the performance upto some extent..But, its good that the Circuit-Board is inside of light-tight box..

Rudy Schneider

This reminds me of a time, back in the 60's and 70's, when a firm I joined (in 1975) was using a lot of discrete analog circuitry for +/-125V op-amps in analog computer applications for flight motion simulation platforms. They'd experienced leakage problems with glass diodes, and from that time forward always added some black heat-shrink tubing around the diode before assembly.

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