Designing a Small Footprint, Low Profile 5v to 170v Nixie Tube Power Supply
Power supply

Designing a Small Footprint, Low Profile 5v to 170v Nixie Tube Power Supply

Mark Smith @ surfncircuits.com has a detailed explanation on building a Nixie power supply, able to produce 170V from a 5V source. The article is spitted in 3 parts, with part two presenting the results and performance and part 3 discussing PCB design. Nixie Tubes are cool retro...

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Making of a New Nixie Tube
High Voltage

Making of a New Nixie Tube

Dalibor Farny shows us how he hand make new Nixie tubes on this interesting video! The nixie tube is a vintage display device which had been used until 70s when it was replaced with LED displays. The complex knowledge of manufacture of nixie tubes literally died with tube factory's...

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Nixie Bargraph Kit
Arduino

Nixie Bargraph Kit

Robin @ kickstarter.com launched his new campaign on a project using IN-9 Nixie tubes. Now you can easily control two IN-9 Nixie bargraph tubes with 2 PWM inputs from your Arduino, Raspberry or other control board. The tubes are controlled by PWM signals and adjusting the PWM duty...

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Adjustable HV Power Supply for Stompbox
Power supply

Adjustable HV Power Supply for Stompbox

This SMPS can be powered with low input voltage, from 5 VDC to 15 VDC and provided adjustable Output Voltage: + 92 Vdc to +340 Vdc. Can be used too, as power supply, for the Xenon Lamp, Nixie tube Clock, VFD display, Magic Eye, Neon, and too many others electronics circuits who need...

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IN-4 Nixie Clock using ATmega168
Arduino

IN-4 Nixie Clock using ATmega168

andrea biffi @ instructables.com has a detailed tutorial on how to build your own Nixie clock using IN-4 tubes and Atmel ATMega168 microcontroller. Nixies are neon valve tubes, where ten cathodes have shape of digits and are lighted up by plasma when high voltage flows through them....

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Eagle – Create Nixie tube footprint
Software

Eagle – Create Nixie tube footprint

lucadentella.it shows us how to create a Nixie tube footprint by placing the pads in a circular way. I’m working with Eagle to prepare a PCB for a Nixie clock. I wasn’t able to find a library for the Nixie I chose so I had to create it from scratch. Eagle – Create Nixie tube...

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Nixie thermometer
Test/Measurements

Nixie thermometer

Luca Dentella has build a Nixie thermometer to measure the temperature of the liquid cooling system, file are 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...

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Nixie Tube Energy Meter
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Nixie Tube Energy Meter

John Whittington decided to build a Nixie tube energy meter to measure his house power consumption.  An Arduino would be the microcontroller but I wanted the meter to provide some form of data stream for a web based energy history. To make it an IoT, I a paired ESP8266 with it. I...

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