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End of life SOX cathodes

End of life SOX cathodes

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Showing the coils that disintegrate during a SOX running life, this was quite a surprise when I first saw this in a SOX lamp.

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Jun 15, 2013 at 11:25 AM Author: Danny
Interesting... One of my soxes has no emitter on one electrode like the left
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Jun 15, 2013 at 03:15 PM Author: FrontSideBus
A couple of tens of thousand hours there

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Jun 15, 2013 at 05:04 PM Author: AngryHorse
This was still running when I took it out, it must have been just sustaining an arc by that tiny bit of coil left on the bare one!

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