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Tag: Nixie

Nixie Tube Chess Set: Light Moves First

Nixie Tube Chess Set: Light Moves First
Most of the nixie tube hacks and mods we’ve seen involve clocks, which isn’t surprising considering the tubes were primarily used to show numbers. But there are also tubes that display symbols, and those are the…
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Nixie/LED Clock Combines Old School and New School Lighting Tech

Nixie/LED Clock Combines Old School and New School Lighting Tech
I’m a sucker for the warm orange glow of Nixie tubes. There’s just something just so retro-modern about the way they look – all I can think of is the technology in the movie Brazil. I…
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Holy Crap, This Nixie Clock is Cool

Holy Crap, This Nixie Clock is Cool
There’s just something so cool about the design of Nixie tubes – I think it’s just that for such an old technology, they’re still sort of timeless. It’s been a little while since I saw a…
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Nixie VU Meter: How Loud’s Your Sound?

Nixie VU Meter: How Loud’s Your Sound?
Looking for a cool and unusual gadget to add to your media room? This unique VU meter combines old-school Nixie tube technology with modern electronic circuitry to display sound levels in a dramatic way.…
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Nixie Necklace Guaranteed Not to Electrocute You (We Think)

Nixie Necklace Guaranteed Not to Electrocute You (We Think)
I’ve always had a place in my heart for the delightfully retro-tastic look of Nixie and VFD tubes. Most of the time, they turn up in clocks, or maybe an old calculator or radio. But I…
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Ramos Alarm Clock: Get out of Bed, Sleepyhead!

Ramos Alarm Clock: Get out of Bed, Sleepyhead!
Alarms clocks are a dime a dozen, but this beautiful bedside clock aims to shake things up a bit. Designed and engineered by Paul Sammut, the Nixie Ramos is part of a Kickstarter project featuring two…
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GPS Treasure Box Will Only Open Up in Specified Location

GPS Treasure Box Will Only Open Up in Specified Location
By reversing the rules of geocaching, Arduino Forum member RickP has come up with a great way to hide treasure or play a game. In case you’re not familiar with the game, geocaching involves looking for…
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Nixie Sudoku: Fun With Gas-Filled Tubes

Nixie Sudoku: Fun With Gas-Filled Tubes
This has got to by my favorite Nixie tube creation in a very long time – a fully-playable Soduku board. Trashbear Labs built this Nixie Soduku board using 81 individual tubes, arranged into a grid, and…
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Jason Von Nieda’S Tube Clock Tells Time in a Vacuum

Jason Von Nieda’S Tube Clock Tells Time in a Vacuum
This awesome clock was put together by Jason von Nieda, and I have to say that it looks great. It’s definitely one of the best vacuum tube clocks out there! Jason put together this clock in…
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Steampunk Broadcast Video Controller Actually Works, Only Plays Videos From 1932

Steampunk Broadcast Video Controller Actually Works, Only Plays Videos From 1932
This wondrous steampunk contraption may looks like something out of an H.G. Wells time-travel story, but it’s actually modern broadcast video control system, concealed under the shell of a victorian-styled retro-mechanical facade.…
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Old World Nixie Tube Clock: Going for Baroque

Old World Nixie Tube Clock: Going for Baroque
I’m not sure if this clock design qualifies as “steampunk” or simply anachronistic, but it sure looks different than just about any timepiece I’ve ever seen. Combining retro Nixie tubes with a baroque antique bronze enclosure,…
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Nixie Tube Clock Offers Retro Modern Time Keeping

Nixie Tube Clock Offers Retro Modern Time Keeping
This certainly wouldn’t be the first Nixie tube clock that I’ve written about, but it is definitely one of my favorite designs. Maybe it’s the funky front-facing display tubes that make it super sweet. There’s something…
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Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology

Wooden Nixie Clock: Where Nature Meets Technology
I don’t know what it is, but I’m a real sucker for Nixie tube clocks. There’s something about the soothing orange glow tubes that offer a simple, yet elegant way to display any numeric information. I…
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Zetalink Nixie Tube Clocks Offer Funky Fonts

Zetalink Nixie Tube Clocks Offer Funky Fonts
This wouldn’t be the first Nixie tube clock I’ve ever seen, but it sure offers some different display options than the typical numeric display they usually feature. Raymond Weisling’s GeekKlok not only can display time using…
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Nixie Clock Knocked Off in LCD

Nixie Clock Knocked Off in LCD
For some reason, clock makers keep trying to bring back the magic of Nixie tubes without using any of the actual tubes. First, we had the LED “Nixie” Clock, and now we get this cheapo version…
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LED Clock Mocks Nixie

LED Clock Mocks Nixie
This clock looks quite a bit like those retro Nixie tube clocks, but instead of old vacuum tubes, it uses modern LED technology to achieve a similar result. B&W’s Tubes Clock features six independent segmented red…
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