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Old July 22nd 17, 06:22 PM posted to
Ian Field
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Default I can't get rid of the smell

"Brian Gaff" wrote in message
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.

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