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.
Here is something that you’ll appreciate. It is an Infinity commercial that has a cameo by the Adafruit Ice Tube Clock (in addition to a bunch of other cool clocks).
This is a work-in-progress video of my collection. The final version will have several more clocks, titles for each device, and more information. All of these clocks are hand made even if they don’t look like it. I did not include my mass produced clocks from Think Geek or other vendors (even if they are really cool…) [...]
Full review here: http://www.tubeclockdb.com/
I just got my IV-17 Four Letter Word generator. It has a dictionary of 5,400 words including common acronyms and a few proper nouns too. For those of you keeping this at your office, it even has a word filter to prevent offensive words from being shown. Be sure to check out the video and [...]
This is just a quick video I made for TubeClockDB.com. Be sure to share the YouTube video link. Featured: Jeff Thomas / Nixichron Nixie Clock Jon Ellis / Nimimini Numitron Clock Konstantin Bodrenkov / IV-11 clock VFD Clock
6 digits IV-11 VFD Clock with 2 Alarms. by Kosbo.com $Price Unknown / request only I just found this clock while doing a Google Image search for something completely unrelated. It appears to be by eBay seller Sparkeltube. It is a 6 discrete digit VFD based clock. It has two alarm and a built in [...]
I just added a few more photos to the tube database. New photos below.
I’m working on creating a database of all of my Nixie, Numitron, and VFD display tubes. Below is the preliminary table and all of the photos can be found here. Please let me know what you think. Changes? Suggestions? Last updated 04-30-2009 added IV-17, IV-22, photos
Magic Eye Winker EAM86 6GX8 via eBay/ $98 / sold by Tortugascuba I found one more magic eye winker in addition to the one yesterday. This one is a little more expensive but it comes as a complete kit. I really like this little version. There are no integrated circuits and it looks well built. I [...]