63V 0.25A fuse/lamps

  1. Wozzaaah

    Wozzaaah The wizard of woz Staff Member

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    As posted in the “today I acquired” thread, I was recently given some more vintage HiFi kit.
    One of the items is a Leak 3400 receiver which I was told had let out some magic smoke during its first power-up for many years.
    On investigation it didn’t, what I think it was was just dust burning off.
    It works perfectly but 3 internal lamps are out and I’d like to replace them.
    They look like glass fuses and are marked 63V 0.25A.
    Are they just fuses? What are the chances of me finding replacements? Google hasn’t been much help so far but I’m still looking.
    Does anyone on here have any? If not could I solder some LEDs to the end caps?
    @ajlelectronics ?
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  2. Wozzaaah

    Wozzaaah The wizard of woz Staff Member

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    Ah, I think it might possibly be 6.3V, not 63 :laughing:
     
  3. eSCHEn

    eSCHEn Bit Wrangler

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    I'd search for "indicator lamp" but looking on RS all I see are bayonet-style ones.

    And no, you can't solder LEDs on without a current-limiting thing such as a resistor. SMD would all fit inside I think though.
     
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    eLuSiVeMiTe Forum Supporter

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  5. Wonderweaver

    Wonderweaver Member

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    Hold on wozzaah I'm waiting for a reply from a electronic tech club --They use a supplier and I can't remember the name.
     
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  6. Wozzaaah

    Wozzaaah The wizard of woz Staff Member

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    All sorted thanks, just ordered 10 from Germany for 10 euros.
    No wonder I couldn’t find them at first, even with a magnifying headband it’s difficult to read.
     
  7. Wozzaaah

    Wozzaaah The wizard of woz Staff Member

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    Cricklewood electronics want £3 each for them! :o
     
  8. Parm

    Parm Metal Tinkerer

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    I use them a lot, seem to have the monopoly these days with maplins closing down and no other independents
     
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  9. Wozzaaah

    Wozzaaah The wizard of woz Staff Member

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    Got to say, even with a pair of rubbish speakers hooked up to it it sounds wonderful!
    Might have to try it with my Monitor Audio floorstanders. :D
     
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  10. Wozzaaah

    Wozzaaah The wizard of woz Staff Member

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    All panel lamps now working. :D
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