Nixie tube


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Nixie tube

(ˈnɪksɪ)
n
(Electronics) electronics another name for digitron
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Basically, each of the digits is projected by an electronic valve called a nixie tube.
Before the days of LCD and LEDs which are now all around us, the Nixie tube, developed in 1952, was creating a fuss in the world of electronic display.
Operator consoles were typically equipped with nixie tube readouts that displayed programmed distance and distance-to-go data for each machine axis.