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These are hard to find component databooks and general reference books for electronics. Many are almost impossible to find, and they fill in critical gaps created by the general discontinuation of printed books by many makers (due to high production and shipping cost), and the mergers and end of many companies.

These are all in excellent condition, and are generally dupes and extras from our huge library. Here's your chance to get some useful books at great prices. Quantities are limited, so when they are gone, that's it.


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Sylvania Technical Manual
12AX7 Data, CLICK for bigger PIC!
12AX7 Data, CLICK for bigger PIC!

Sylvania Technical Manual
DETAILED VACUUM TUBE DATA!

sylvania
Sylvania Technical Manual

One of the best books ever on tube s and tube data, covers audio, receiving and industrial tubes, CRTs and even semiconductors. This copy has many yellow update packages installed, and is full. Has 12AX7, 6LGGT and CRT info in detail.

Also has a CRT phosphor chart, European to US tube equivalents, and many other fascinating and hard to find tube information tidbits. A very hard to find classic, took us a year to get another copy. Hundreds of pages, this is heavy!
Just 1
$95
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RCA Reference Books, CLICK for bigger PIC!
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RCA Reference Books, CLICK for bigger PIC!
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RCA Pocket Reference Books
Inside contents, CLICK for bigger PIC!
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Vacuum Tube, CRT, Transistor, Test Equipment and Battery DATA!

RCA RCA RCA RCA RCA

RCA Pocket Reference Books, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1962

Every one has slightly different contents, all have tube, CRT, transistor and other component data, plus assorted other reference info (even world maps!), and a phone index. These were very common years ago, but most have disappeared, which is very unfortunate.

Incredibly useful component data in a convenient, easily carried format. Your choice of years, all are the same price, none have been written in, all unused. The 1962 book is the thickest, with the most data. The sizes are all approx. 3 1/4 inches by 5 3/4 inches, amazing bits of electronic history.
4 different books
$35 each
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HP Test Equipment Catalogs
HP Test Equipment Catalogs
Hewlett-Packard

These are very hard to get, and contain excellent information, specs and application info for earlier HP test equipment, bound hardcovers. generally very good condition (some are mint, except 1986, which I dropped from six feet up in the air, and ripped the front cover), heavy to ship. These are dupes from our library, well taken care of, great for identifying unknown HP models, checking appearance, determining specs and general information.
We have these years in stock, all the same price except 1986:
1986 ($20), 1990, 1991, 1992, 1996, 1997
Volumes as listed
$24 ea.
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Tek, Fluke, R+S Test Equipment Catalogs
Tek, Fluke, R+S Test Equipment Catalogs
Hewlett-Packard

These are very hard to get, and contain excellent information, specs and application info for earlier Tektronix, Fluke and Rohde and Schwarz test equipment, bound softcovers and hardcovers. excellent, some mint condition, heavy to ship. These are dupes from our library, well taken care of, great for identifying unknown equipment models, checking appearance, determining specs and general information.
We have these years in stock, all the same price
Tektronix: 1994, 1995, 1995, 1996.
Fluke: 1994
R+S: 1993/4, 1993/4
Volumes as listed
$19 ea.
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AMP Connector Library
CAD Files on CD
AMP CDsAMP Connector CAD Files on CD


This pile of data CDs from AMP covers many connector families, and has full 3D CAD files to incorporate into your drawings. Most have never been opened. A unique data collection for somebody!
Complete Set
$29 Set

Philips Data Books
Philips Data Books
IC01A, IC01B
Semiconductors for Radio and Audio Systems


Mint condition hard to find semiconductor data books. This set is the classic analog databook set from Philips, very, VERY useful.
*1995 Edition, 2 volumes, covers TDA and other hard to find parts.
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$25
GE 6th Edition Transistor Manual
GE 6th Edition Transistor Manual
GE 6th Edition Transistor Manual (1962)

The classic GE manual, covers every aspect of transistors in depth, including theory, applications, testing, and full data sheets. It also covers tunnel and junction diodes, and UJTs. This is one of the few known sources for detailed information on these uncommon parts. 440 pages, softcover, excellent condition, heavy.
Just 2
$39 ea.

Good condition $29
GE 7th Edition Transistor Manual
GE 7th Edition Transistor Manual
GE 7th Edition Transistor Manual (1964)

The classic GE manual, expanded with more parts and applications, covers every aspect of transistors in depth, including theory, applications, testing, and full data sheets. It also covers tunnel and junction diodes, and UJTs. This is one of the few known sources for detailed information on these uncommon parts. 660 pages, softcover, excellent condition, heavy.
Just 2
$49 ea.

Good condition $39
11th Edition, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers
11th Edition, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers
11th Edition, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers (1978)

Classic McGarw/Hill reference book for everybody in the electronics industry, covers all basic and advanced theory, organized by application topics. Covers everything from marine to aerospace systems, transmission lines to fuel cells. Excellent condition, hardcover, very heavy ($23 shipping).
Just 1
$45 ea.


Motorola Data Books
Motorola Data Books

Mint condition hard to find semiconductor data books. Have the following in stock:
*Small Signal Transistors, FETs and Diodes, Rev.4, 1
*CMOS Logic, Rev.3, 2
*High Speed CMOS Logic, Rev.4, 1
*FAST and LS TTL, Rev.5, 1
As noted
$15 ea.

Motorola Data Books
Motorola Data Books

Mint condition hard to find larger semiconductor data books. Have the following in stock:
*Linear and Interface ICs Vol. 2, Rev.4, 1

VERY HEAVY! ($20 to ship).
As noted
$22 ea.
Motorola Rectifier Handbook
Motorola Rectifier Handbook
Motorola Silicon Rectifier Handbook

A great textbook from Motorola that covers all aspects of using and specifying rectifiers, 216 pages. Includes shortform selection guide of motorola rectifiers at the end. Excellent condition.
SORRY, SOLD
$29

Motorola Power Databook
Motorola Power Databook

A massive databook with selector guides, cross reference data, and detailed specs. on power transistors, SCR's, Triacs, Rectifiers and Zeners. NO FET or RF data. Excellent condition.
VERY HEAVY! ($23 to ship).
SORRY, SOLD
$25
Motorola Optoelectronics Databook
Motorola Optoelectronics Databook
Motorola Optoelectronics Databook (1993)

Motorola Optoelectronics databook, covers emitters, sensors, displays, couplers, loaded with useful info, softcover, excellent condition. Very hard to find this info now.
SORRY, SOLD
$15
Motorola Sensor Databook
Motorola Sensor Databook
Motorola Sensor Databook (1997)

Motorola Sensor databook, very limited release, covers all their sensor products including pressure, softcover, excellent condition. Very hard to find this info now.
Just 1
$15
Motorola Pressure Sensor Databook
Motorola Pressure Sensor Databook
Motorola Pressure Sensor Databook (1993)

Motorola Sensor databook, version DL200/D, very limited release, covers early pressure sensors, softcover, excellent condition. Includes extensive application data and software listings. Very hard to find this info now.
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$20
TI Databooks, CLICK for bigger PIC!
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TI Linear Books, 3 Vols.
TI Linear Circuits (1992)

The complete 3 book reference on all TI linear parts, from voltage regulators to op amps and comparators, loaded with useful info. Three softcovers, excellent condition, VERY HEAVY! ($20 to ship). A landmark set of information, very wide applicability, don't miss this 1992 set, it's our last!
One Set (3)
$35
TI TTL Data Book
TI TTL Data Book
TI TTL Data Book for Design Engineers

The original and definitive textbook/databook from Texas Instruments on every aspect of TTL logic. Published in 1973, has 640 pages, and even includes a cross-ref from JAN MIL-M-38510 to industry numbers.

Has data on 74, 74L, 74H, 74S and 74LS parts, plus related items, and even has the 74141 Nixie driver data. An incredible hardbound book, good condition except for the name on the front and page edges. Very heavy!
SORRY, SOLD
$59
Zilog Microprocessor and Peripheral Databooks
Zilog Microprocessor and Peripheral Databooks
Zilog Microprocessor and Peripheral Databooks (1991/92)

The exhautive 2 book reference on Zilog microrprocessors, peripherals, and reference data, hard to find. Two softcovers, excellent condition, VERY HEAVY! ($23 to ship).
SORRY, SOLD
$35
Catalyst Databook
Catalyst Databook
Catalyst Databook (1992/93)

Catalyst full catalog, covers many unique NVROM, EPROM and Analog parts, loaded with useful info, softcover, excellent condition.
Just 1
$9
GI Power Device Databook
GI Power Device Databook
General Instrument Power Semiconductor Databook (1990/91)

General Instrument power device databook, covers all the standard Transorb, Bridge Rectifer and Rectifier parts, loaded with useful info on industry standard part number rectifiers and bridges, softcover, excellent condition. Very useful fo ranyone doing power supply design.
Just 1
$12
National Linear Applications Vol. 2
National Linear Applications Volume 2 Databook
National Linear Applications Volume 2 (1976)

A wonderful classic National databook, covering everything from Audio, Radio and Video to Temperature and Automotive parts. Many unique National LM and other series parts are covered only in this book. Some excellent power supply and small bridge amplifier information in particular. Softcover, excellent condition. Very hard to find this application info now.
Just 1
$15
National Audio Handbook
National Audio Handbook
National Audio Handbook (1976)

This was the definitive book from National on audio techniques, and is exceptionally useful if you work in this area. Covers preamps, power amplifiers, tone controls, power supplies and FM radio techniques. Even includes the great "Floobydust" chapter which covers techniques like Fuzz, Tremolo, Reverb and more. Not a big book, but fascinating from cover to cover. Very good condition softcover.
SORRY, SOLD
$29
National CMOS Integrated Circuits
National CMOS Integrated Circuits
National CMOS Integrated Circuits Databook (1975)

A definitive early National databook, covering every aspect of 74C series CMOS integrated circuits, and some CD4000-series parts. Very hard to find this application info and parts data now.
SORRY, SOLD
$15
National Power ICs Databook
National Power ICs Databook
National Power ICs Databook (1995)

A definitive National databook, covering all types of power supplies, design hints and related devices. Softcover, excellent condition. Very hard to find this application info now.
SORRY, SOLD
$15

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