Wamco KW-105AL  
Written by Accutron on 2017-04-06  

Unlike typical filament displays which have a seven-segment numerical readout, the Wamco KW-105AL is a 16-segment device, capable of displaying a full alphanumeric character set. The KW-105AL is height-matched to the standard KW-105, with an 8mm digit height, but is slightly wider to accommodate the additional diagonal segments. The KW105AL has an unusual base with 17 tubular pins along three sides of the device, which mates with an equally unusual male socket.

Wamco KW-105AL alphanumeric Minitron under normal operation.

KW-105AL, underside construction.

This article is part of the [Incandescent Displays] exhibit.

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