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Nixie thermometer

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Luca Dentella has developed a Nixie thermometer to measure the temperature of the liquid cooling system, that is available on Github.  I decided to log the design and the development of the project in ten blog posts. They show my "divide et impera" approach: I divided the whole project in...

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Make your own Nixie tube socket tutorial

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Electronics Lab brings us a tutorial on how to build sockets for IN-14 Nixies. The idea is simple. Use the spacer that comes with the Nixie, and insert female pinheaders into it. All that's left is to shorten the leads coming from the Nixie, and you got a Nixie socket.

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Free form nixie tube clock

Wednesday, October 10th, 2012

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06-RMMxYA1Q&feature=youtu.be&hd=1[embed] Looking for something cooler than the typical nixie project? How about a nixie project done entirely in free form, no PCB style. Matseng designed this nixie clock around a single IN-1 nixie tube. It periodically reads out the time, digit by digit. It's a clock made of a single...

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  • KH: He had qualms about electrolytic cap leakage impacting sleep current. I think such leakage is very low and hard to measure using hobby equipment, so...
  • Mike: Love these! great source for makers!
  • KH: Is my eyes playing tricks on me or did he just use gobs and gobs of solder on the top side?
  • Doug: When do we find out the winner??
  • KH: Oh wowsers, you're right, now that I've looked at his page, horrors, another scary copper pour. That thing also needs a box... I hope nobody...