This clock is a combination of modern technologies and vintage Nixie tubes. It is a perfect gift for your friend and definitely will fit into any interior. Warm glowing of the neon will fill your house with soft orange light at night and will serve as a night light.
The clock is built with 6 numeric IN-14 Nixie tubes. A built-in RGB LED backlight (with 10 levels for each channel) allow you to set your favorite color.
Time accuracy is provided with built-in RTC (Real Time Clock DS3231) module and backuped with CR2032 battery while the clock is powered off. At the end of each minute (could be configured to be set from 1-5 minutes period or completely disabled) starts 'Slot Machine' feature that helps to prevent cathode poisoning effect. It scrolls over all numbers from 0 to 9. It is necessary to prolong tubes lifespan.
Current date is shown each 1-5-th minute in 3 various formats: DD:MM:YY, MM:DD:YY or YY:MM:DD. The current time could be configured to 12 or 24 hour format.
There are also three modes for colon tubes:
- Blinks once a second (is set as a default option)
- Permanently OFF
- Permanently ON
The clock could be set to beep once an hour (when hour starts). The clock also has an alarm feature. All settings are stored in non-volatile memory (settings are restored after power-offs).
- Height: 27 mm
- Width: 175 mm
- Length: 70 mm
- Tube height: 45 mm