Tube of the Month : The B6091 Nixie

This time tube of the mont is something completely different. Thomas Mayer for a change don’t reveal any amplifier or rectifier tube, The Burroughs B6091 - Nixie tube.

Nixie tubes are cold cathode tubes for displaying information and usually used to display numerals from 0 to 9, yet some can also show letters or electronic symbols.

These are cold cathode tube in absence of a heater operating by a glow discharge with one common anode in the tube to which a positive voltage is applied. 

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