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Thread: Electroluminescent panel power controller.
face BY : Reginald Neale email (remove spam text)

EL panels use AC voltage. Nixies use DC and - all else being equal - more watts.

>William Chops Westfield <.....billw.....spamEraseMECISCO.COM> wrote:
>> Note that there are chips designed just for driving EL displays.  Sipex is
>> one manufacturer.  These apparently use dI/dt type drivers, along with the
>> minimal current requiresmenst of EL displays, and achieve high volatges with
>> a simple (external) inductor, and a couple of external resistors for timing.
>Could one of these be (ab)used into driving the anodes of a small number
>of Nixie tubes?


See also: www.piclist.com/techref/power.htm?key=power
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