2118Re: HP 5082-7640 Replacements
- May 5, 2004--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Mark Graybill <saundby@f...> wrote:
> In the course of some other work, I learned that Agilent is stillin
> current production of Hexadecimal displays. The current partnumbers
> are as follows:.
> HDSP-0762 Red Hex display
> These are direct replacements for the 5082-7640 (at least the 0762Hex displays always were expensive. ISTR the ones I bought for my
> is)... The bad news on these parts is the price. In small
> quantities they run about $30 apiece...
Quest Elf were at least $15 each in 1979.
I've had luck with occasionally finding them on ePay. One auction had
a lot with two HP 5082-7640s, four TIL-311s and a couple of DS1417s (4
char ASCII displays as seen in the Rockwell AIM-65). I don't think I
paid more than $30 for the entire set, incl. S&H. TIL-311s (or
equivalents) are rather common to find. The HPs are the rarer ones.
Still... it's nice to know that you can still find the original
form-factor, though. Personally, I'd use TIL-311s in anything except
a Popular Electronics design... they are slightly larger, easier to
find, and, IIRC, have a seperate power input for the LEDs (for
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