Many electronic components for your experiments
come in the DIP/DIL package.
These enclosures and their connectors
are suitable for designing a circuit on the breadboard.
DIP stands for Dual in-Line Package
and DIL for Dual in-Line.
Usually, the components are specified as
DIPn or DILn,
with n the total number of pins.
For example, a DIP14 component has two rows of
The numbering of the pins
is illustrated with two examples...
A DIP8 package.
Pins of a DIP8 package.
A DIP14 package.
Pins of a DIP14 package.
Typical DIP/DIL components...