OT-ish: Blue LEDs

From: Paul Koning <pkoning_at_equallogic.com>
Date: Sun Oct 24 16:05:24 2004

>>>>> "Jules" == Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk> writes:

 Jules> Does anyone know when blue LEDs first became commercially
 Jules> available? The pair of Apollos that arrived at the museum
 Jules> yesterday both have rectangular blue LEDs fitted alongside the
 Jules> amber and green on the front of the machine - the systems date
 Jules> from 1990 though...

Sounds a bit early, but the silicon carbide ones go back a ways. I
wonder if the Cree website might tell.

I'm pretty sure a friend of mine showed me some back when I still
worked at DEC, which would make it 1994 or before.

Received on Sun Oct 24 2004 - 16:05:24 BST

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