Unique Retro Style 6 X In-12 Nixie Tubes Clock Aluminum Case & Backlight & Alarm
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Unique Retro Style 6 X In-12 Nixie Tubes Clock Aluminum Case & Backlight & Alarm:
Unique retro style nixie tube clock
with programmableblue LED backlight andalarm
CNC machined aluminum case
Nixie tubes once very popular were superseded by modern LCD and LED display and are no longer produced. They were often used in calculators, measuring devices or first computers between 1950’s and 1970’s. One major advantage of the nixie tube is that it’s cathodes are typographically designed, shaped for legibility. Unlike modern displays, nixie’s each digit is individually shaped resembling handwriting numerals. Nowadays due to nixie tubes rarity and charming glow they are readily used to build unique clocks which bring attention and interest.
Nixie tube clock displays time in HH:MM:SS format on 6 IN-12 nixie displays.
Connection of nixie displays with cutting edge electronics constitutes this original and intriguing timepiece.
Tubes are brand new and comes from old stock (so called NOS).
Offered clock is assembled with the use of new, high quality parts and tested.
Clock’s case is made from CNC machined aluminum with transparent acrylic enclosure.
This nixieclock is shining with warm orange glow which brings to mind former advertisement’s neon signs.
As a decoration nixie clock brings warm, charming mood and will give classy vintage look to your room.
· 3 tubes cycling routines to choose (cycling, cycling with scrolling or slot machine)
every 0, 1, 10, 60min or midnight (extends tube life by preventing cathode poisoning)
Movie demonstrating clock's operation
(tubes flickering seen on movie is caused by camera and isn't visible in reality)
Clock condition: new
Clock dimensions: 230x75x80mm (9x2.95x3.15in)
Tubes type: IN-12, tubes are new, never used (so called NOS)
Nixie tubes life expectancy: averages up to 200000h (22 years) and more
(tubes are inserted in sockets so they could be easily replaced if needed)
Digits height: 18mm / 0.7in (owing high contrast digits are easily readable even from far distance)
Case color: aluminum
Clock requires9V DC power supply
Power consumption averages 3W
Power adapter is not included
It is more economical for buyer to obtain power adapter with suitable plug locally.
You may use any power adapter with following parameters:
Example items with suitable power adapters:(please carefully verify all parametersbefore purchase)
US plugUK plugAU plugEU plug
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Estimated delivery time:usually 5-10 days since shipment to Europe and 1-2 weeks since shipment to USA, Canada, Australia and other countries.
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After shipment you will receive message from with tracking number.
Please keep in mindthat deliverysometimesmay take up to 4 weeks since shipment
due to post delays or customs clearance.
Any import tax or customs charges should be paid by the buyer.Thank You for your interest and offerding!