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Thermal Paste

  1. Nov 9, 2004 #1

    dduardo

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    I'm using this 25W power amp:

    http://www.st.com/stonline/books/ascii/docs/1478.htm

    And I'm wondering if I can use a generic thermal pad which I have laying around or if I need to use some other product.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 9, 2004 #2
    I have built many amplifiers in my time (audio being among them). I don't believe you would have a problem.
    Good luck.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2004 #3
    Any thermal pad or paste will be OK, but depending on your design you might need electrical isolation between the IC's metal casing and the heatsink
     
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