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Source for J201 FET

Post by 3vcos » Sat May 23, 2020 4:12 pm

Doesanyone have a good source for J201 Fets?
You can still get the the surface mount version which isn't too hard to adapt to a through hole footprint. I'd love some drop in versions though.

These guys claim to have real ones in the US: https://www.ebay.com/itm/J201-10-pcs-JF ... Sw7UBeDTqz

Seems like a good deal but who knows if they are real.

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Re: Source for J201 FET

Post by EATyourGUITAR » Sat May 23, 2020 6:23 pm

Just design a PCB with sot-23 jfet. All the problems go away when you modernize the design.
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Re: Source for J201 FET

Post by 3vcos » Sat May 23, 2020 6:34 pm

I hear what you're saying but I'm stuffing pcbs with through hole j201. Looking for a good source for them

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Re: Source for J201 FET

Post by EATyourGUITAR » Sat May 23, 2020 6:38 pm

Small bear is open for 24 hours tomorrow. Maybe they have them? Bonzai music? Pedal parts plus?
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Re: Source for J201 FET

Post by Eloc » Sat May 23, 2020 6:39 pm

bitsbox.co.uk usually has them but it says out of stock at the moment. Might be worth asking if they're getting more in

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Re: Source for J201 FET

Post by Studioalethea » Sun May 24, 2020 12:15 am

EATyourGUITAR wrote:
Sat May 23, 2020 6:38 pm
Small bear is open for 24 hours tomorrow. Maybe they have them? Bonzai music? Pedal parts plus?
Small Bear does have them, so I would grab them tomorrow when they’re open. Mouser generally has them, too, but they’re like $3.50 each.

EDIT: They carry them, but they’re out of stock. Mouser is the only place I found with them in stock.

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Re: Source for J201 FET

Post by mrand » Sun May 24, 2020 2:04 am

I bought these and they worked in my circuit.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/10PCS-J201-JFE ... 2749.l2649
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Re: Source for J201 FET

Post by JimY » Sun May 24, 2020 4:24 am

2N5457 can work just as well. Even before the thru hole J201 was discontinued, they were still rarely stocked in the UK.

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