About the article

Neon Bulbs

Weird Component #89

Neon Bulbs
This installment was inspired by an old Tektronix power supply I saw that used a neon bulb. I originally thought it was a power indicator but a little probing proved that it was actually part of the power supply protection circuitry which surprised me. Let’s take a look at how neon bulbs work and what makes them useful in applications like this.
Downloading of this magazine article is reserved for registered users only.
Login | Register now!
Loading comments...