What are your tools/strategies to select analog components like FETs, inductors, chokes, schottkys etc? I have a feeling I’m losing a lot of time on these

@mntmn I suck at this, but: digikey parametric search on key requirements, overspec so I can use the part everywhere in my design, choose a standard package from a manufacturer whose name I recognize and will still be making the part in two years.

Once I select a manufacturer, I tend to stick with them across a design if just to simplify the sunk time of figuring out their flavor of datasheet

@phooky ok cool, this sounds reasonable and familiar

@phooky @mntmn yeah, that's how i do it too.
But most of it is also copying from an opensource project that I know that works or from manufacturers application notes... :D

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