Nixies, was Re: Octal
tpeters at mixcom.com
Fri Sep 1 18:45:55 CDT 2006
I haven't found a way to drive nixies from more modern equipment yet, not
one that I understand, anyhow. Especially the Burroughs 7971 "British
Flag" one. I thought of building a character generator using a PAL, but I
really haven't decided what I want to do wit them yet. Maybe create an "On
the air" sign with my callsign, alternating with a clock display.
At 11:05 PM 8/31/2006 -0700, you wrote:
> > From: "Roy J. Tellason"
> > I wouldn't mind getting some nixies to play with at some point, but
> it's not
> > a real high priority item on my list. I did have one assembly that I
>I've found that nixies are not very hard to find; just check out older test
>equipment. I picked three pieces of test equipment a couple of weeks ago for
>basically nothing, each of which was working and used nixies for the displays.
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