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Old 19th October 2010, 05:00 PM   #1
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Default BC159 and BC149 Equivalent for Mic Pre?

Hi,

Does anyone know of the best equivalent for bc159 and bc149 for use in a microphone preamplifier? The're both obsolete now and have been for some time. Some are selling on ebay for 2.50 each which is pretty steep for a transistor.

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Old 20th October 2010, 08:27 AM   #2
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BC550 and BC560 are modern equivalents. SMD versions are BC850 & 860.
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Old 20th October 2010, 10:58 AM   #3
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G'day all, yes I concur with the BC550 and BC560 as well. Actually the old humble BC549 and BC559 are pretty good too. Regards, Felix.
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Old 31st October 2010, 11:11 PM   #4
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is pretty standard PNP input in pro gear.
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