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    Default Coolest Clock EVER!

    It uses Dekatron tubes for counting. Vacuum tube logic!

    I want one!


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    Yeah I have a similar clock, good old nixie tubes..

    But mine is controlled by a microcontroller and wireless time synced with a DCF signal, so its always showing the perfect time.

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    I look at the position of the sun in the sky.

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    Quote Originally Posted by soforene View Post
    I look at the position of the sun in the sky.

    Old Skool.
    We use a floodlit sun dial. Damn thing is stuck at 9 o'clock though

    Cool nixie clock BTW.
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    Night time = Bed time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 300EVIL View Post
    It uses Dekatron tubes for counting. Vacuum tube logic!

    I want one!

    Hi mate, I know were to buy a Nixie clock kit if your interested. No Dekatron's though. http://www.store.tubeclock.com/?gcli...FUyDpAodMiZijg

    Actually, I saw this a while back, Dekatron replica's!!!

    http://hackaday.com/2010/07/06/dacatron-stand-in/

    You might even like these:

    http://hackaday.com/2009/04/06/dekatron-kitchen-timer/

    http://hackaday.com/2010/06/19/coachella-lamp/

    http://hackaday.com/2009/12/18/need-...e-nixie-tubes/
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    Quote Originally Posted by dnar View Post
    Hi mate, I know were to buy a Nixie clock kit if your interested. No Dekatron's though. http://www.store.tubeclock.com/?gcli...FUyDpAodMiZijg

    Actually, I saw this a while back, Dekatron replica's!!!

    http://hackaday.com/2010/07/06/dacatron-stand-in/

    You might even like these:

    http://hackaday.com/2009/04/06/dekatron-kitchen-timer/

    http://hackaday.com/2010/06/19/coachella-lamp/

    http://hackaday.com/2009/12/18/need-...e-nixie-tubes/
    Sure nixie clocks are cool on their own, but what I like about it is it actually USES Dekatron's to control it. Thanks for the links!

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    Some excellent kits here as well.

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    there is a uk member on this forum (david) who makes custom clocks and they are pretty shit hot
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