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Old 12th April 2013, 03:28 PM   #1
M Gregg is offline M Gregg  England
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Default Put a tube on your PC just for fun..

Just for fun put a tube clock on your PC..(I have no connection)

I just like it...Ive had it on my PC for a few years now. Its running on Win 7.

Scott's Nixie Tube Clock

I like the VFD in Cyan....reminds me of a clock I made years ago..

I just use the small VFD and select auto start and remove the start screen in the options put it above the win clock on the task bar...
Its worth the strange look you get when you tell the IT tech my PC clock is tube based..LOL

M. Gregg

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Old 12th April 2013, 05:14 PM   #2
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Question from a well known poster:-

How can I create high quality tube buffer/ultimate high-end preamp with this and what colour would be best??


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Old 12th April 2013, 05:44 PM   #3
M Gregg is offline M Gregg  England
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VFD based vacuum tube audio preamp! - YouTube

I guess it depends on what colour LEDs you put in the cathode..

Using a VFD as an Amplifier in a Primitive Radio Circuit - YouTube

Next step VFD Ongaku.....

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Old 12th April 2013, 08:10 PM   #4
Matt BH is offline Matt BH  United Kingdom
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Pretty cool M Gregg:-) I have built a fair few nixie clocks, I made a batch a couple of years ago as Christmas presents.

If you have an Android phone there is a nixie clock application on what they now call Google Play Store.

Cheers Matt.
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Old 13th April 2013, 05:19 AM   #5
hpeter is offline hpeter  Slovakia
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Originally Posted by M Gregg View Post
Next step VFD Ongaku.....

how about magic eye ongaku
now just need find a hi-impedance opt
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Old 14th April 2013, 04:45 AM   #6
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I've got an N-media PC VFD on one of my computers at home, so does that count?
Listen to the music through the stereo, not the stereo through the music.
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