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April 11, 2016 AT 3:16 pm

Nixie Tube High Voltage Power Supply

We’re digging the progress Limpkin is making with their ‘High Voltage Power Supply for Nixie Tubes‘.

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For quite a while I’ve had this project idea in the back of my head that would involve using many Nixie tubes.
These funny looking cold cathode displays were actually introduced during the 1950s and unfortunately need quite a high voltage to work (from 100V to 180V depending on the type). This meant that I had to find an easy, cheap and (if possible) not dangerous solution to power them.

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