Discrete component

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As a discrete component , imprecise as a discrete component referred to in which is electrical or electronics , a single, in a separate housing befindliches electrical circuit element with its own external connections and with only one functional unit designated. In contrast, there are integrated circuits (IC), which combine several electronic components in one housing.

Examples of discrete components are:

Components composed of individual components such as B. Relays are not viewed as a discrete component.

Individual evidence

  1. Components