As of 10/8-14, Jeff Thomas is no longer amongst us. He will be missed.
This is an archived site, put together due to interest from members of Google group "neonixie-l"
Phone numbers and e-mail address has been removed from this site, to avoid grief for his family.
If you have any problem with content on this site, i (webmaster) can be contacted at neonixieatnixiedotdk (fix the address before writing)
Nixie Tube Clocks and the Nixie
Decades ago, Nixie Tubes
as indicating devices in many types of
instrumentation, and ultimately
replaced by the cheaper
-unattractive- LED display.
Having been obsolete for
nearly a half
century, these glowing bottles of ionized
gases have attracted another
generation that appreciate their simple
My approach to Nixie Clock design began at the
examples are influenced by mid-century industrial
to view the IEEE Spectrum June '02 feature article
Clocks. Great examples of custom nixie
GPS Satellite receivers are the primary timing
delivering the highest time keeping precision
to view the IEEE Spectrum July '03 article "A
Orange" building the NixiSat clock as a kit of parts.
to view the IEEE Spectrum October '04 "Tools &
Toys" article, reviewing the NixiChron clock and
The GPS FLW (Four
The GIANT GPS Satellite controlled clock with FOUR
Alphanumeric B7971 Nixie Tubes!
A collaborative effort with Peter Hand and Juergen Grau
has brought you
the long awaited
This is a very large Burroughs B7971 nixie tube display.
It stands more than five
inches tall, and ten inches wide.
Here for purchasing information, or additional
details about the GPS FLW.
to download the GPS FLW document package as a zip file.
Have questions? send me an email
The Gallery of Nixie Tube Clocks
I've built a few different clock models in
years since I began this crusade. Including the
Click on the name of the clock model below for
information and images about them. Note: most are no
longer for sale.
It appears just about anyone who can swing a
soldering iron has been
marketing their nixie projects through an online
Beware of any nixie clocks or other gizmos that are
voltage powered. If it uses a low voltage wall
it would indicate the line is isolated for
safety. Always do some
research before you buy someone's project. It could
be total junk.
And they have all visited here, using these nixie
clocks as the
benchmark for menu structure, features, and
enclosure design ideas.
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