[time-nuts] Digital Clock kit - no Integrated circuits!
jfor at quik.com
Sat Jan 9 23:14:38 UTC 2010
They were also called Dekatron, See the tubecollector site. I doubt they
are still available any more. OTOH, there are plenty of things like 12AX7s
out there, as long as you don't need the "golden ear" brands.
> Only need one tube for a ring counter - the trochotron (q.v.).
> Just happen to have a military counter based on them, nixie display,
> Bill Hawkins
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> How about using ring counters? No decoder/drivers needed. A tube ring
> counter, driving a Nixie directly.
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