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Vacuum Fluorescent Displays on Arduino

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Vacuum Fluorescent Displays are probably one of the coolest displays of all time. Certainly one of the most popular of recent history. Developed in 1959 by Philips they have endured right through to modern times. You can even still find them in current consumer electronics.


An example Vacuum Fluorescent Display from a VCR

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