The Nixie device project.
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What is a Nixie?
Numeric Indicator eXperiment or nixie tube is a gas discharge device. Their color and working voltage are determined by the properties of the neon gas within. They ignite at 140-170 V, slightly varying by type. Once ignited, their resistance is very low so a series resistor is necessary to limit the current, typically to 1-5 mA. The working voltage is 90-130 V depending on type. If the voltage drops below the turn-off voltage, the nixie will go out.
links http://www.ogilumen.com/index.php http://www.ogilumen.com/nixie-tube-power-supply-p-91.html http://www.ogilumen.com/nixie-driver-p-89.html http://www.desmith.com/NMdS/Electronics/NixiePSU.html http://www.tubeclockdb.com/nixie-kits.html http://www.tayloredge.com/storefront/SmartNixie/index.html http://www.desmith.com/NMdS/Electronics/NixiePSU/
what we need to do
Build a motherfucking power supply and nixie driver
Nixie group buy is OVER, if enough people want more I'll order more These nixie tubes display numbers from 0 to 9 and decimal point.
specs Size of the tube: 0.84“ x 1.24” x 1.04“ (21 x 31 x 26mm) Size of the numericals: 0.71” x 0.47“ (18mm x 12mm)
data sheet http://www.tubehobby.com/datasheets/in12.pdf
the following was ordered: IN-12B NIXIE TUBES. LOT OF 100 for the following people. Estimated delivery: October 29 - November 12
Group buy sockets If you wish to put your nixies in a socket they currently have a lot of 100 sockets on ebay. if we get at least 5 people I'll order the 100 otherwise I'll do a smaller lot of 50. I'll have these ordered shortly