13.5mm numeric tube manufactured by United Electron

The B5853ST is a clear glass numeric nixie tube manufactured by United Electron. It was specifically made to use in multiplexed application, that explains the high value for the current. In direct drive mode, the current has to be a lot lower. It was also manufactured by Burroughs and is specified a "low-cost tube".
Brand/ManfacturerUnited Electron
Same Types
Likely Tyes
Symbol height (mm)13.5
Decimal pointleft, right
BaseSK 207
Starting Voltage (typ)170 V
Maintaining Voltage (typ) V
Current per Segment14mAmA
Reccomend Resistor2.2kOhm @ 170V