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    News - NXP enhances GPS with smallest available LNA

    "Invisible to the naked eye" GPS component is 38 per cent smaller than competitor parts.
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    Re: News - NXP enhances GPS with smallest available LNA

    "on a chip that is so small, it isn’t even visible to the naked eye"

    half a millimeter not visible to the naked eye? really?
    a human hair is usually 0.1-0.2mm and last time I checked I can see those with the naked eye

    this chip is impressively tiny yes, invisible, no

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    Re: News - NXP enhances GPS with smallest available LNA

    Quote Originally Posted by andyb123 View Post
    "on a chip that is so small, it isn’t even visible to the naked eye"

    half a millimeter not visible to the naked eye? really?
    a human hair is usually 0.1-0.2mm and last time I checked I can see those with the naked eye

    this chip is impressively tiny yes, invisible, no
    Agreed - marketing rubbish. If it was invisible to the human eye, I can imagine they'd have some trouble mounting the bugger to the circuit board.
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    Re: News - NXP enhances GPS with smallest available LNA

    I've hand soldered 0402 (1.0 x 0.5 mm) components before, so yes this is very very small at 0.65x0.44x0.2 mm but very much visible.

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    Re: News - NXP enhances GPS with smallest available LNA

    Quote Originally Posted by andyb123 View Post
    "on a chip that is so small, it isn’t even visible to the naked eye"

    half a millimeter not visible to the naked eye? really?
    a human hair is usually 0.1-0.2mm and last time I checked I can see those with the naked eye

    this chip is impressively tiny yes, invisible, no
    Depends if you've got the light turned on or not.

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    Re: News - NXP enhances GPS with smallest available LNA

    "on a chip that is so small, it isn’t even visible to the naked eye"

    Presumably the marketer is Mr McGoo and "naked eye" means "without my glasses". ;o)

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