Re: [midatlanticretro] Project: Low-Cost Hex Displays
- On 08/29/2013 08:20 AM, Dan Roganti wrote:
> Have you tried the DL1416 bubble displays, with the alphanumeric segments.DL1416s are fantastic. I was very lucky to be able to score a big
> those are real nice too
pile of them at Skycraft Surplus in FL a few years ago.
Dave McGuire, AK4HZ
New Kensington, PA
> DL1416s are fantastic. I was very lucky to be able to score a bigThey sure are, I use members of that family of displays in many projects! I've got DL1414, DL1416, DL2416 and HDSP2416 (dot matrix replacement for DL2416). They make an excellent debug tool, especially when you're not sure how functional a system is. No setup, no checking status registers...just push ASCII out and it's displayed.
> pile of them at Skycraft Surplus in FL a few years ago.
The hex display project also lays the groundwork for another display-related personal project.
I too have a merry collection of vintage displays.
Just the LEDs with photos & spec sheets:
http://ferretronix.com/tech/led/Neon and flluorescent displays too:http://ferretronix.com/tech/Kyle: too late, I sold the 9 digitArcher display module on ebay a while ago.