[sdiy] Why are 7-segment LED displays oblique?

Richie Burnett rburnett at richieburnett.co.uk
Sun Apr 8 23:24:06 CEST 2018

Whatever you want it to be! ;-)  Most of these things are used in digital 
alarm clocks, so it could be used to tell you whether the alarm is set, or 
maybe whether the time is AM or PM.


-----Original Message----- 
From: Michael Zacherl
Sent: Sunday, April 08, 2018 9:21 PM
To: Synth DIY
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Why are 7-segment LED displays oblique?

> The dot might be part of the explanation, perhaps.
> But that colon would be quite malformed with its upper dot at the very 
> top. I've never seen such a time display colon. :-)

What’s the extra dot on the the top right side before the last digit on this 



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