Beautiful Nixie Tube Clock

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Good use of some vintage tubes. As these become harder and harder to source, projects like this become more special. From reddit shared by Hackaday:

When you have a small stock of vacuum fluorescent displays (VFDs) straight out of the 1976 Radio Shack catalog, you might sit around wondering what to do with them. When [stepawayfromthegirls] found out that his stash of seven DT-1704A tubes may be the last in existence, there was no question. They must be displayed! [stepawayfromthegirls]’ mode of display is this captivating clock build. Four VFDs with their aqua colored elements are set against a black background in a bespoke wooden case. Looking under the hood, the beauty only increases.

Read more and head to reddit for some excellent build photos!


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