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Old 16th Mar 2019, 11:47 pm   #14
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Location: Derby, UK.
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Default Re: Digeec nixie clock

Result! With no DC smoothing to speak of, the poor clock must have been resetting itself every 10 milliseconds!

This story, by the way, is a great advertisement for having an oscilloscope on your bench -- even a basic one is better than nothing. First poke of the probe tells you the power supply is full of ripple, swap the caps out, job's a good 'un, time for a brew!
If I have seen further than others, it is because I was standing on a pile of failed experiments.
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