On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 12:57:56 -0800, you wrote:
> The radio station I worked in in the early 1970's at a Nixie based clock
>as part of a program automation system. The Nixie tubes lasted forever,
>but the driver chips would fail constantly. Handling that high voltage
>seemed to be a problem.
> Speaking of old technology, anyone remember the (RCA, I think) Numitron
>display? It was a seven segment display using incandescent filaments. You
>could use them just like an LED seven segment, but could not multiplex
>them without adding a bunch of diodes.
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