VCR display turned amplifier

Music Technology
VCR display turned amplifier

Vfd Amp
From the MAKE: Flickr pool

5Volt turned an old VCR’s vacuum fluorescent display into a headphone amp –

VFDs are common on VCRs. I have a few of them I took from some broken VCRs. Last night I was working on how I could use them as vacuum triodes. I don’t have much experience with real vacuum tubes so I had to invent some, possibly wrong, arrangements, but I finally got something.

Schematic and further details available – A Vacuum Fluorescent Display as a headphone amplifier

Discuss this article with the rest of the community on our Discord server!

ADVERTISEMENT

Ready to dive into the realm of hands-on innovation? This collection serves as your passport to an exhilarating journey of cutting-edge tinkering and technological marvels, encompassing 15 indispensable books tailored for budding creators.

FEEDBACK