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packaged integrated circuitclick to hear

Integrated circuits are used especially in microprocessors, stereo equipment, calculators, watches and electronic games.
packaged integrated circuit lid integrated circuit wire dual-in-line package connection pin

lid click to hear

Cover that protects the integrated circuit in its package.

integrated circuit click to hear

Miniature electronic circuit made up of a large number of components (such as transistors and capacitors); it is created on a semiconducting wafer usually made of silicon.

wire click to hear

Conductive element that connects the circuit components to a connection pin.

dual-in-line package click to hear

Most common type of package currently in use for integrated circuits; it usually has between eight and 48 pins, which are evenly distributed along each side of the package.

connection pin click to hear

Metal part that connects the integrated circuit package with the metal bands of the printed circuit to which it is soldered.