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'Vacuum Fluorescent Displays- 1937 serial standard?'
1999\08\11@042917 by Nigel Orr

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At 12:12 10/08/99 -0500, you wrote:
>A module is a module.  Get the docs and talk to it.

>From my experience with LCD modules, getting the docs is a _long_ way from
getting the thing working... however, from the docs, it seems that 1937 is
just a standard part number for fluorescent display drivers- I hope the
rest of the docs are easier to follow than the LCD ones...

>If you want to talk to the tube directly, you'll need PMOS outputs that can
>take -35V, or a mess of drivers.

Nope, happy to use the driver module

Thanks for the info folks,

Nigel

1999\08\11@101750 by Keith Schrader P.E.

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Steve

My Man,

Regards
Mad Dog


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1999\08\11@112240 by Dave VanHorn

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> >From my experience with LCD modules, getting the docs is a _long_ way
from
> getting the thing working... however, from the docs, it seems that 1937 is
> just a standard part number for fluorescent display drivers- I hope the
> rest of the docs are easier to follow than the LCD ones...


No harder than any other device, write it low level up, find the points in
the data sheet that are unclear or wrong, and get past that, and you've got
a working interface.

We used a rockwell 10937 driver for a 16 char "british flag" display,
clocked serial input only two pins.

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