# Synth & Eurorack Parts / DIY

Our Synth & Eurorack Parts / DIY category is a curated list of items that are commonly found in synth/eurorack projects. The items and filters here do not represent our full lineup of parts. If you don't see what you are looking for, check out our main categories or send us a suggestion and we'll look into adding it.
Diode - General purpose rectifier, 1A, 1N400X
A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction (from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction.
Starting at $0.15 Diode - standard recovery rectifier, 3A, 1000V, 1N5408 1N5408 Diode. Lead mounted standard recovery rectifiers are designed for use in power supplies and other applications having need of a device with the following features: • High Current to Small Size • High Surge Current Capability • Low Forward Voltage Drop$0.38
Diode - 1N34A Germanium, low leakage
The 1N34A Germanium diode is an old standby in electronics. Widely used for detecting the rectifying efficiency or for switching on a radio, TV or stereo etc.
$1.75 Diode - small signal fast switching, 1N4148A A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction(from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction. For extreme fast switches.$0.20
Diode - 1N5817, Schottky, High Switching Speed
Schottky diode with low forward voltage drop and high switching speeds.
$0.15 Diode - 1N914, Small Signal The 1N914 is a small signal diode similar to the 1N4148 and is common in many older electronics. The 1N914 is general purpose and can be used in a multitude of different applications.$0.18
Diode - Zener, 5 Watt, ±5% tolerance
5W zener diodes that are great for use in tube amps. These are commonly used to drop B+ voltages for tube modification compatibility or to create low power modes for the amp. A zener is a semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.55 Diode - 1N60, Germanium, DO-7 1N60 point-contact germanium diodes in a DO-7 package. 1N60 diodes were used in many vintage electronics and also make for great clipping diodes in stompbox effects pedals.$2.25
Diode - BAT41, Schottky, Small Signal
The BAT41 is a schottky diode used in many DIY projects. General purpose metal to silicon diode featuring very low turn-on voltage and fast switching. This device has integrated protection against excessive voltage such as electrostatic discharges.
$0.34 Diode - 1N270, Germanium, DO-7 1N60 point-contact germanium diodes in a DO-7 package. 1N60 diodes were used in many vintage electronics and also make for great clipping diodes in stompbox effects pedals. The MXR® Distortion+ uses the 1N270$1.89
Diode - 1N4742A, 12V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance
1N4742A 12V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.35 Diode - Small Signal Fast Switching, 1N4448 A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction(from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction. Features • Silicon epitaxial planar diodes • Low power loss, high efficiency • Low leakage • Low forward voltage • High speed switching • High current capability • High reliability Used in a variety of Fender amps. Replacement for Fender part number 0006260049$0.15
Diode - 1N5818, Schottky, High Switching Speed, 30V, 10A
1N5818 schottky diode with low forward voltage drop and high switching speeds.
• Very small conduction losses
• Negligible switching losses
• Extremely fast switching
• Low forward voltage drop
• Avalanche capability specified
$0.15 Diode - 1N4741A, 11V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance 1N4741A 11V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.$0.20
Diode - 1N4739A, 9.1V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance
1N4739A 9.1V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.22 Diode - Silicon Rectifier, 3A, 400V, 1N5404 A semiconductor device which passes current in the forward direction(from anode to cathode), and blocks current in the opposite direction.$0.35
Diode - Fast Recovery, 1A, 600V, 1N4937
A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.
$0.39 Diode - 1N4748A, 22V, Zener, 1W, 5% Tolerance 1N4748A 22V zener diode in a DO-41 package. A semiconductor device that, above a certain reverse voltage(the zener value) has a sudden rise in current. If forward biased, the diode is an ordinary rectifier. When reverse biased, it exhibits a sharp break in its current-voltage graph. Voltage across the diode remains essentially constant for any further increase of reverse current.$0.20
Diode - OA74A, Amperex, Germanium, Black Glass
NOS OA74A germanium diodes from Amperex. OA74A diodes were used in many vintage electronics and also make for great clipping diodes in stompbox effects pedals. The red end is the cathode. OA74A is a near-exact replacement for OA81.
\$1.89