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Flickering A407 power light
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Post# 1091183   9/29/2020 at 13:56 (903 days old) by robbinsandmyers (Conn)        

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My 1974 A407 power light over the dial stays mostly off but sometimes gets in a tizzy and starts blinking like crazy at times instead of being the steady on mode it was meant to be when the dial is in the ON position. Its just a simple neon bulb with a resistor. Im thinking its the resistor giving the trouble. Can I just bypass it? I saved the light from my 1964 A500 but its different and wont work.




Post# 1091185 , Reply# 1   9/29/2020 at 14:09 (903 days old) by hobbyapocalypse (Northeast Pennsylvania)        
Neon bulds do wear out

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I would suspect the bulb rather than the resistor.

Post# 1091193 , Reply# 2   9/29/2020 at 15:37 (903 days old) by RP2813 (Sannazay)        

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I agree that it's probably the lamp itself, but both items can be found on line.  Replacement likely requires a soldering gun, but it's not a huge deal.  I've replaced indicator lamps on coffee makers and most recently on the door of my upright freezer.



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