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B4998 B-4998 Nixie Numerical Indicator Tube Burroughs Miniature Reference

This is an original Burroughs B4998 or B-4998 Nixie long life numerical indicator tube. It is has ten cathodes, numerals 0-9. The tube emits a bright neon red color. These tubes were made in 1969 and of the smallest Burroughs Co. ever made. This size is quite rare as they were produced for miniature equipments. The B-4998 is socketed or soldered to a PC board. Recommended operating voltage is 170 VDCmin, and around 1 mA typical. These tubes were used in many early large scale computers, binary and digital counters equipments and special circuits. Excellent for antique instrument restoration projects or to set up a private tube museum. Tube data for reference only - no longer available!
B4998 B-4998 Burroughs Nixie Numerical Indicator Tube Miniature Reference [8 KB]


B4998, B-4998 Numerical Nixie Indicator Tube
MFG: Burroughs - Display Readout Neon Tube
Counter/Display applications
Quality Made by Burroughs ECD, 1969, NJ, USA
Power: 150-170 VDCmin, 1 mAtyp
Long Life - 20,000 hrs. - using AC
Size: Oval, flat 15 x 11 x 25 H [mm] with wires
Base: 13-pin all glass Only 3 grams each!


No longer Available
Data For Reference Only
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