VOMs (WAS Re: SBC6120 (a build-it-yourself PDP-8 clone) grammer checked)

Roy J. Tellason rtellason at verizon.net
Fri Jun 16 09:55:26 CDT 2006


On Friday 16 June 2006 01:37 am, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jun 2006, Scott Quinn wrote:
> > On this (semi) subject, I vividly remember for a while seeing a
> > "solid state VTVM" that had the extremely high input impedance
> > of a VTVM/DMM +
>
> sounds nice
> but what is a "solid state vacuum tube" volt meter ???

Uses a transistor setup of some kind,  or more likely a FET,  rather than a 
tube...

I wouldn't mind having one.

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