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Project Update: Digital Vacuum Tube Tester (2)

Another piece of the puzzle arrived over the weekend: a relay board that can be driven from a microcontroller. There are eight relays on this board that can pass up to 10A of current at 120VAC, or 10A of current … Continue reading

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Project Update: Digital Vacuum Tube Tester (1)

The first of my parts for the Digital Vacuum Tube Tester have arrived today – a set of three ceramic tube sockets, the most reliable and strongest type. I’m waiting on my solid state relays to arrive, and am still … Continue reading

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Project Idea: Digital Vacuum Tube Tester

I’m in the early stages of brainstorming another project idea that will combine vacuum tubes with modern microelectronics in a useful and innovative way: a computerized vacuum tube tester. Tube testers themselves aren’t very complicated devices – the simple ones, … Continue reading

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