Reply to post: Re: I remember Maplins from when I was a kiddie

Maplin shutdown sale prices still HIGHER than rivals

Bill M

Re: I remember Maplins from when I was a kiddie

I made a guitar fuzz box by deliberately overloading a 741 integrated circuit operational amplifier to create distortion. This was the first silicon chip I ever used and I got it from Maplins. IC 741 op amps are still manufactured and used to this day.

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