[time-nuts] HP5532A for free

SAIDJACK at aol.com SAIDJACK at aol.com
Tue Jul 17 22:20:32 EDT 2007


 
In a message dated 7/17/2007 19:12:15 Pacific Daylight Time,  
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org writes:

>My  old HP 523C does not have Nixie-tubes, such modern shit. No, it uses  
pure
>neon lamps which light up a little display of 0-9. :)
>I  only have a 5-digit one, but there are others that had 6  digits.



I have an old Nixie tube desktop calculator somewhere, it uses diodes as  the 
active calculating elements. DCL they called it I think. Wow. It's got  some 
6 digit precision if I remember correctly.
 
I can see a blue glow inside some of the Nixie tubes, I am sure those tubes  
generate IR, X-ray and all sorts of other stuff that makes the mice die around 
 the house...
 
bye,
Said



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