I just finished another view review for TubeClockDB.com This time I take a look at a modular VFD clock that supports multiple shields for different tube types. The firmware is open source and hacker friendly. Read the full review here.
A personal atomic clock.
It is no secret that I like oddball display tubes and today I present to you the National 54362 two digit nixie tube. That’s right, there are two distinct and independently controllable digits inside of this device. On the lefthand side there are standard SI prefixes and on the right side there units – Hz, and Seconds….
Here is another eBay find that I thought was worth sharing. This is a Wamco alphanumeric minitron display. It is similar to a numitron in that it is also an incandescent filament display but the packaging is significantly different. I believe these devices were primarily used in aviation because of their resilience but I’m having troubles backing up that belief with…
Well, my vane display post got some Adafruit love and many of my other posts on old display technology have gotten some traffic so here is one more. I love finding antique display technology on eBay and a few days ago I came across a dozen old edge lit displays, also known as lightguide displays….
Here is a video review of the NixeKits.eu IN16 clock. See the full review here and buy the clock here.
Video review of the DecadeCouter.com YS-950 single digit numitron clock. Enjoy!