Indicator tubes for transistor logic machines.
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Sat Nov 10 18:00:34 CST 2007
On 10 Nov 2007 at 18:25, Roy J. Tellason wrote:
> No, not these days, but back when 20% tolerance parts were common you'd run
> into stuff like that from time to time. Lots of those old wax-coated paper
> caps were ".05 MFD" rather than the 0.047uF that you run into these days (or
> 47nF, for that matter).
One should have quizzed the interviewer on the old-style carbon
resistors--body, end, dot coding...
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