Engineering Terms:
"A" "B" "C", "D", "E", "F", "G", "H", "I", "J", "K", "L", "M",
"N", "O", "P", "Q", "R", "S", "T", "U", "V", "W", "X", "Y", "Z"

Resistor Terms:
'A', 'B', 'C', 'D/E', 'F-L', 'M', 'N', 'O', 'P', 'R', 'S', 'T', 'V-Z'

Resistor Networks

Individual Resistors [Resistor Array]
Although a 16-pin DIP is shown below, other component packages are possible. This package style [interconnect style] is used when there is no common connection point for the individual resistors. Use the table below right to determine the possible resistor 'R' values.

R-Network IC
Individual Resistor Array

Individual Resistors, common connection
The resistor array shown below shows a 16-pin DIP arrangement. The eight individual resistors each have a node that only connectors to one pin of the device, with no resistors connected to any other resistor in the package.
Common usage; tie pin 16 to Vcc, and use each resistor as a pull-up. Tie pin 16 to ground and use each resistor as a termination.

R-Network IC
Common Connection Resistor Network





Common Connection Networks are used when many of the same value resistor connect to the same point, normally a voltage node [Vcc or Ground]. These resistors within the package will normally always be the same value.

Resistor Network, parallel connection [Thevenin]
Common usage; bus termination. Normally pin 16 will connect to Vcc and pin 8 will connect to ground.

Resistor Termination Network, with parallel components
Parallel Resistor Termination

The Parallel Connection Network will be one of the few network packages that will contain two different value resistors. As shown in the package graphic above; Resistor R1 will be one value while Resistor R2 will be some different value. There are many different value combinations that relate to standard bus termination schemes.





Refer to the table to the right to see standard values for both R1 and R2. There are other possible common values not shown. Also refer to the definition of Termination Resistor, which is part of the section of Resistor Terms.

16 pin R-Network IC
Molded 16 pin DIP

The networks shown above are produced in DIP package pictured; however there is a more general definition of DIP Package Styles.

Related Components;
16-pin DIP [above]
14-pin DIP Network Schematic, Dual In-Line Package.
20-pin DIP Network Schematic, Dual In-Line Package.

36-pin BGA Network Schematics, Ball Grid Array.
20-pin LLCC Network Schematics, Leadless Chip Carrier.
16-pin LLCC Network Schematics, Leadless Chip Carrier.
6-pin LLCC Network Schematic, Dual Leadless Chip Carrier.

Bused Resistor Network Schematic, SIP, Single In-Line Package.
Isolated Resistor Network Schematic, SIP, Single In-Line Package
Dual Termination Resistor Network Schematic, SIP Single InLine Pack
Non-standard Resistor Network Schematic, 6-pin SIP

Dual Passive; RC Network Schematics.

 
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