I might be interested in taking those which illuminate but have dead
segments. I did post a couple of requests on here back in 2013/14 (I
think) for faulty 7971s but couldn't find enough at the time so the
project went on the shelf.
On Mon, 7 Aug 2017 23:15:41 -0700 (PDT), you wrote:
>I'm curious if anyone on the board has come up with any kind of use for
>defective B7971 tubes? Over the years, I have collected a few of the
>chassis from the Ultronic displays and have also ended up with tubes that
>were missing segments or had leaked. I have 5-6 of them and wondered if
>anyone had ideas for things to do with them. I've used a dead tube to
>space socket pin connectors in a couple of projects but wonder if there is
>something more useful than discarding them. I'm trying to clear out some
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