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Info request on Display Devices.

  1. May 7, 2010 #1
    Please Can any one help me with some information (Research, web sites,.....ect) about DISPLAY DEVICES.

    Thank you in advance.
    Last edited by a moderator: May 7, 2010
  2. jcsd
  3. May 7, 2010 #2


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    Staff: Mentor

    I was a member of the Society for Information Display for a long time. Most new display advances are published in their journals and proceedings:


    Check out your local university/technical library for SID publications.
  4. May 7, 2010 #3
    Thank you for your reply, I appreciate it.
  5. May 7, 2010 #4
    The Nixie tube was a tried and true decade display counter tube in the mid 1960's. Prior to that, the Decatron tube was widely used. I also saw 10-milliamp analog (current summing) meters used as decade output displays for 1-2-4-8 BCD counter decade counters driven by vacuum-tube (VT) set-reset (SR) flip flops. Unlike more modern decade displays, the Decatron tube was mesmerizing. See


    Bob S
  6. May 8, 2010 #5
    Thanks for this information.
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