31 May '15, 8pm

Nixie Clock Uses Ingenious Software C

Nixie Clock Uses Ingenious Software C

There’s something about Nixie Tube Clocks that keeps drawing hackers to build their own iterations, even if its been done a gazillion times before. Their depleting supply, and the high voltage drivers to control them, makes it all the more interesting. [Pete Mills], a veteran of several interesting projects, many of which we have featured here, is no exception and decided to build his own version of a Nixie Tube Clock, but with several nifty features . To put it in a nut shell, his Clock uses Nixie tubes for display, has USB serial communication, temperature measurement, AC frequency measurement, time and date keeping with a software based RTC , software driven boost converter for the 175V DC nixie tube supply and a windows app for clock configuration. The software based time keeping is pretty interesting. It is essentially a method to calibrate the crystal to more closely...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2015/05/31/nixie-clock-uses-ingenious...

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