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Old 9th May 2017, 04:29 AM   #1
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Default Replacing neon lamp for charging indicator in Quad ESL63

I need to replace a neon lamp in the charging indicator circuit for Quad ESL 63. Anyone has its spec and where can I buy it? Thanks in advance for your help
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Old 10th May 2017, 04:14 AM   #2
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Old 10th May 2017, 08:30 AM   #3
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Old 10th May 2017, 08:41 AM   #4
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General purpose neons seem to be widely available from component suppliers:

Neon Bulbs | CPC UK

Most neons operate at around 90 volts so its a case of finding one of the correct outline.
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Old 10th May 2017, 09:06 AM   #5
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Thanks, guys. I'll check it out.
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Old 10th May 2017, 10:46 AM   #6
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Drop Kent McCallum or Sheldon Stokes a line - they know.
http://www.quadesl.com for Sheldon


http://estatsolution.com for Kent

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Old 10th May 2017, 01:02 PM   #7
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I used an off the shelf neon bulb from the electronic shop. I dont expect it o be a critical thing. Just be sure it is a bare neon bulb without any internal resistor
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Thanks, guys
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Hi,

the voltage printing on the cap that is in parallel to the neon bulb might give a hint on the bulbīs specs.
I assume it is >>100V as many small neon bulbs in screwdriver phase-testers are specced for a flashover voltage of ~90Vac (flash-off ~60V).
The voltage rating of the Cap must be higher than the flashover voltage of the bulb (keep dc and ac values in mind!).
Look for example the Datasheet of the "Glimmlampe" at Reichelt.de
If You order a lamp with series resistor just cut the resistor off (models "L 2108" - clear, "L 2111" - red, "L 2113" - green)

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Old 11th May 2017, 10:37 PM   #10
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Found several at Digikey
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