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Why Vdd and Vss not just Vd and Vs?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by NuLED, Jul 3, 2013.

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  1. NuLED

    NuLED

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    I don't understand why they named it with double letters?

    I know it was from ages back between Bi-polar Junction Transistors and FETs but why double up the letters?
     
  2. CluQu

    CluQu

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    May 22, 2013
    Consistency I suppose. If it ain't broke, don't fix it.
     
  3. NuLED

    NuLED

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    Jan 7, 2012
    ok but then why double up the letters in the first place for the collector/emitter?

    Vcc and Vee
     
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