ChronodeVFD: Wearable Electronics VFD wristwatch


Johngineer wrote an article detailing the build of his ChronodeVFD wristwatch:

The ChronodeVFD is a personal project I’ve been working on for a couple of months. It’s a wristwatch built around the IVL2-7/5 VFD display tube. I originally purchased a few of these tubes to build a standard desk clock, but after playing around with them, I realized I could probably build a wristwatch too. The tube has a number of features which make it more suited than most Soviet-surplus VFDs for this purpose.

Via Electronics Lab.

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  1. Supercool. Personally, I would like to see there also DCF77 ferrite antenna of a proper size and protection for the vacuum glass pipe cut-off on the right side of VFD.

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