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DIP (Dual In-line Package) integrated circuits are a type of electronic packaging used to house integrated circuits (ICs). They are characterized by their two parallel rows of pins, which allow for easy insertion into a socket or breadboard.

DIP ICs were popular in the 1970s and 1980s and were used in a wide range of applications, including computers, calculators, and other electronic devices. They were typically made of ceramic or plastic and could contain anywhere from a few to several hundred individual transistors, resistors, and other components.

While DIP ICs are still used today in some applications, they have largely been replaced by smaller and more efficient packaging types, such as surface-mount technology (SMT) components. SMT components can be placed directly onto a circuit board, allowing for higher density and greater functionality in smaller spaces.

To create a DIP part click the clip0645 button in the The Part Builder


The part builder will automatically create the footprint for the device and also a suitable schematic symbol with the pin names left blank for you to fill in.


8 pin DIP


8 pin DIP showing package


3D View of 8 pin DIP


Schematic Symbol


Device Overview

Dip Parameters


Package Color

Package Reference

Package Value

Package Silkscreen

Package Courtyard

Package Placement Point

Package Symbols