Tube vs. Solid-State Amplifiers - What's the Difference?

Posted by Greg on Aug 10, 2016

Picking out the right guitar amplifier can be a confusing task. There is a lot of conflicting information out there and debates rage between players that prefer either the rugged reliability of a solid-state amplifier, or the rich responsiveness of a tube amp. So which one is better? [More]

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MCM Electronics - 2016 Dayton Mini Maker Faire Recap

Posted by Greg on Jul 20, 2016

MCM Electronics - 2016 Dayton Mini Maker Faire Recap

MCM Electronics joined in all the fun at the first annual Dayton Mini Maker Faire held at the lovely Carillon Historical Park. The park itself is 70 acres of Dayton History showing of local inventions and historical building and artifacts. The local maker group Make It Dayton put together the show and well over 2,500 eager makers attended over 50 exhibitors including the Boneyard Build Off and the Learn to Solder area! 

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Happy Pi Day 2016

Posted by Greg on Mar 11, 2016

Today is Pi Day and what better way to celebrate than with the Raspberry Pi 3 1GB Single Board Computer?

The Raspberry Pi 3 was launched on February 29th 2016 the fourth anniversary of the Raspberry Pi Foundation. Over 8 million of the various iterations of the Raspberry Pi boards have been sold around the world and the number is steadily increasing every month. 

Here are some handy Raspberry Pi links that are great for any day usage!

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MCM Electronics Turns 40!

Posted by Greg on Feb 2, 2016

2016 Marks MCM Electronics 40th Year in Business!

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MCM was founded in 1976 as an electronics service company in Dayton, Ohio. Shortly after its founding MCM began selling replacement electronic parts to other service shops in the area and has become one of the premier distributors in the consumer electronics industry. MCM now stocks over 40,000 products from 600+ quality vendors and has access to over 1.5 million electronic parts and related products.

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