X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Get Geeky Gifts in the Technabob Shop! Follow Us: E-Mail | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
AWESOMER MEDIA SITES: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE

Rare Elektronika-7 Vacuum Tube Clock Shows Up on Ebay

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

When I first spotted this dot-matrix numbers on this clock I thought it was a modern-day blue LED display. But lurking beneath the surface of this timepiece is something far more interesting.

What we actually have here is a very rare Russian relic from the early 1980s. The Elektronika-7 (Электроника-7) clock was built using vacuum tubes, not LEDs to drive its unique bluish-green display.

The old industrial clock uses 16 segmented tubular vacuum fluorescent displays (VFDs) to form its digits.

This extreme rarity can be yours if you manage to score the winning bid in the next few hours (currently at $150 plus shipping). Check out the auction over on eBay for more details.

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Sideshow Gotham City Nightmare Batman Statue

Sideshow Gotham City Nightmare Batman Statue

Prime 1 Swamp Thing Statue

Prime 1 Swamp Thing Statue

Advertisement
Jaybird Run Wireless Earphones

Jaybird Run Wireless Earphones

The Spacesuits of FBFX

The Spacesuits of FBFX

Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO Just Rolls off the Tongue

Lamborghini Huracán Super Trofeo EVO Just Rolls off the Tongue

2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e: A Plug-in Hybrid Luxury Sedan

2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e: A Plug-in Hybrid Luxury Sedan