Wamco KW-105AL

Here is another eBay find that I thought was worth sharing.  This is a Wamco alphanumeric minitron display.  It is similar to a numitron in that it is also an incandescent filament display but the packaging is significantly different.  I believe these devices were primarily used in aviation because of their resilience but I’m having troubles backing up that belief with…

eBay: Magic Eye Winker

Magic Eye Winker EAM86 6GX8 via eBay/ $98 / sold by Tortugascuba I found one more magic eye winker in addition to the one yesterday.  This one is a little more expensive but it comes as a complete kit.  I really like this little version.  There are no integrated circuits and it looks well built.  I…

eBay: Yilane Systems YS-150-01K

Magic Eye tube demonstration via eBay/ $75 / sold by Vintage Technology Association I just found this great little gadget on eBay.  It is a demonstration kit for magic eye tubes.  At $75, it is a pretty good deal and it is from a reputable seller.  Links: The Auction http://cgi.ebay.com/Yilane-YS-150-Magic-Eye-Tube-Demonstrator-EM84-nixie_W0QQitemZ310138385522QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item310138385522&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=66%3A2|65%3A3|39%3A1|240%3A1318|301%3A0|293%3A2|294%3A50 The Seller’s eBay page hp2114b…