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Old July 22nd 17, 07:22 PM posted to uk.tech.digital-tv
Ian Field
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Default I can't get rid of the smell



"Brian Gaff" wrote in message
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I remember those old Baird colour console sets used to have a wonderful
charred smell even when working normally and all those glowing little
neons on the pcbs were really cute as well.
Brian


Must've been before my time - some old oscilloscopes used neons in the
timebase astable. Sometimes also for voltage stabilisation.