Nixie and other Gas Plasma Displays

Model Tube Images Character (Inches) Notes
H W Symbols
INS-1 0.256
--- Dot Tube is 1.102" long, anode lead painted red
IN4 0.675 0.465 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
5 is upside down 2, 3 separate anodes
IN12B 0.700 0.430 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9
5 is upside down 2, IN12A does not have LHCM.  (Inter Digit Coupling)

IN17 0.350 0.200 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  
IN18     0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9  
Panaplex       7 Segment  
BR12261   0.250  0.170  11 digit multiplexed 7 segment, LHDP, LHCM Right most 3 digits do not have commas.
--- --- Dot matrix Burroughs patented self shifting display, only requires 7 anodes (Rows) and 4 cathodes (Columns) to access any number of pixels.  Display can shift left or right by reversing the sequence of the cathode drivers.

Nixie Accessories

Socket MillMax 0331-0-15-01-18-27-10 machine pin sockets for 0.97mm (IN12 etc) nixie tube pins (Digikey, $0.134 @ 1K)
Socket Harwin H3161-01 machine pin sockets for 1.02mm diameter nixie tube pins (Farnell, $0.182 @ 1K)
Socket MillMax 0327-0-15-15-34-27-10-0 machine pin sockets for 1.02mm diameter nixie tube pins (Digikey, $0.166 @ 1K)


RHDP Right Hand Decimal Point
LHDP Left Hand Decimal Point
RHCM Right Hand Comma
LHCM Left Hand Comma
RHC Right Hand Colon
LHC Left Hand Colon

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 This page last updated on March 31, 2012