OT-ish: Blue LEDs

From: Brad Parker <brad_at_heeltoe.com>
Date: Sun Oct 24 19:34:22 2004

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

I tried to put them into a system around 1989-90 and found they were
*very* expensive. The person in charge of purchasing came back with
something like hundreds of dollers per led...

Received on Sun Oct 24 2004 - 19:34:22 BST

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