I am looking for an IC with a very specific set of requirements; can I ask about it here?
Technically it's a product recommendation question and, while I don't know this site well, I'm just assuming it's got a similar policy to other SE sites (i.e.: nope).
However, assuming that's the case, I feel like there might be some compelling cases for making exceptions specifically in the case of integrated circuits? Specifically:
- Unlike most product rec questions, this might not be as opinion-base because there tend to only be one or two manufacturers that make a given highly specialized IC, so an answer would often be the answer.
- The product lifetimes (and post-EOL supply stores) tend to be long enough that it's not e.g. getting obsoleted every couple of months, and even if it does go out of production (and supply disappears), searching for a part given in an old answer usually yields its replacement. So answers shouldn't depreciate in value as quickly as typical product recs.
- The products are generally specialized enough that I would expect other people's Google searches to end up pointing here, usually in the first few results, thus adding value to the internet.
- It's a knowledgeable community that can provide good answers often based on experience.
Anyways, can I ask about an IC here? What do y'all think?