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Planet Analog- Analog Aficionados dinner: littleBits Electronic Project Kits

Tim McCune

“One of my favorite parts of the annual Analog Aficionados dinners is the informal show-and-tell among designers. Among the items…..” (read original article:  HERE )


BIG NEWS: On Semiconductor to Acquire Fairchild Semiconductor.


On Semiconductor to Acquire Fairchild Semiconductor.

Today it was announced that ON Semiconductor is acquiring Fairchild Semiconductor.

Some customers are verifying which parts they are currently buying from Fairchild and which of those parts can replaced by Linear Integrated Systems’ parts.

Link to the Linear Integrated Systems Fairchild/Siliconix Cross Reference

If you have any Fairchild part numbers you would like LIS to check for availability, please contact us.

Announcing the 9th annual BURNING AMP FESTIVAL! October 17, 2015


Please join us for the 9th annual Burning Amp Festival! This day-long DIY (do-it-yourself) event attracts avid audio enthusiasts from around the world.  It will take place October 17, 2015 at the Interana Headquarters in Redwood City. Hours: 10am – 10 pm.

This year Linear Integrated Systems announces a design contest for the “best” design which incorporates Linear Integrated Systems devices.


  • The contest will be held on October 17, 2015 during the Burning Amp Festival.
  • All Burning Amp Festival attendees are welcome to participate.
  • Two Categories (Physical Design with Circuit Diagram) & (Circuit Diagram only).
  • All Circuit Diagrams for both categories need to be submitted/emailed to LIS ( no later than Monday, October 5, 2015.
  • LIS will select the judges.  LIS will announce the winners after the show on the LIS website.


Physical Design and Circuit Diagram

1st Place (100pcs LSJ74 TO-92 and 100pcs LSK170 TO-92 or $500.00 Cash),

2nd Place (50pcs LSJ74 TO-92 and 50pcs LSK170 TO-92 or $250.00 Cash)

Circuit Diagram Only

1st Place ($200)

2nd Place ($150)

3rd Place ($100)

  • Winners will allow LIS to publish photos and circuit diagrams of the winning designs and designer without further compensation.

For more information about Burning Amp Festival, please click the link below:


Please join us for the ESC 2015 Lunch Get-Together July 21, 2015


 To all Analog Aficionados:

Please join us for the ESC 2015 lunch get-together on Tuesday July 21, 2015.

Click the link below for details!–2015

SEE YOU AT 2015 NAMM SHOW (Anaheim, California)


Linear Systems will be attending the NAMM Show at the Anaheim Convention Center again this year!  If you have questions for us or want to set up an in-person meeting, please call (510) 490-9160 or email

800 West Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92802

 Anaheim Convention Center – January 22nd to 25

Capture NAMM 15

Going to NAMM Nashville!


Linear Systems is proud to announce that we will be attending Summer NAMM at the Music City Center in Nashville July 17 – 19. We hope to see you there!

Linear Integrated Systems TeamNashville NAMM





2014 Analog Aficionados – Such a great time! Video/Pics


We had a really great time.

See also Paul Rako’s page:

Here are some pictures:


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