A word on Nixie tubes. For those who are not familiar with Nixie tubes, these are a display device that pre-dates LCD, LED and other modern displays. Found in many devices from calculators to military equipment, they are now predominantly used for the production of clocks and other artisan craft projects.
They have become very popular due to their warm nostalgic glow and true form numerals. They make a lovely addition to any living space and are always a topic of conversation. Not all nixies are born equal.Supplies of Nixie tubes are finite having not been produced for more than forty years. (there are a couple of exception).
Depending on the original manufacture, the rarity and whether they are new old stock (NOS) or partly used will have a big impact on their value. I strive to use only the best quality, best branded NOS tubes, this in turn ensurers that you the customer gets a. Clock that will give pleasure for many years.
Due to recent increases in demand and the. Nixie tube prices, I have had to. My prices to cover these extra costs. Further increases are likely in the coming months.
If you require a custom designed clock I can now offer this commissioned service. Please contact me for more details. You are looking at the all new PV Electronics QTC+ (Quick Tube Change Plus) Nixie tube clock complete with in a Black and silver anodised aluminium case (other anodised finishes and case options are available, please contact me for details, also see last three pictures and my other listings for examples). It is fitted with six very rare "new old stock" (NOS) Mullard ZM1082 side view Nixie tubes. These British made Nixie tubes are a very sought after due to their rarity, robust construction and long life expectancy.This clock also comes with a 12v universal world power supply. Operational Instructions can be downloaded using the link below. Hours, Minutes and Seconds display on Six Tubes. Uses a Quartz Crystal Oscillator as the timebase. 12 or 24 hour modes. Date display in either DD. Programmable date display each minute. Scrolling display of date or standard display. Alarm, with programmable snooze period. Optional GPS / WiFi / XTERNA. Synchronisation with status indicator LED.
Dedicated DST button to switch between DST and standard time. Keeps time during short power outages. Simple time setting using two buttons.Configurable for leading zero blanking. Double dot colon neon lamps. Seconds can be reset to zero to precisely the set time. Programmable night mode - blanked or dimmed display to save tubes or prevent sleep disturbance. Rear Indicator LEDs dim at night to prevent sleep disturbance. Weekday aware Master Blank function to turn off tubes and LEDs on weekends or during working hours. Separate modes for colon neons during night mode. Standard, fading, or crossfading with scrollback display modes.
Slot Machine Cathode poisoning prevention routine. Programmable RGB tube lighting select your favourite colour palette. Have a different colour or your choosing every hour, or autochanging colours. Not AC frequency dependent works in all countries.
All user preferences stored to non-volatile memory. Additional wireless functions if XTERNA module used. Display of outdoor temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit.
Min / Max temperature in last 24 hours. Wireless, Auto Sync of time from GPS with auxilliary TCXO. GPS Sync time, and time since last GPS Fix. Voltage of XTERNA module battery.
Each and every clock is custom built by me, by hand, from stock, to order in my spare time. If your address is considered highlands and islands you will be charged the standard domestic rate for that area, please contact me to confirm the cost.
In most cases it will be the same as standard UK post. In some cases it will also be subsidised by me. Due to the nature of the vintage items (tubes) no warranties are given or implied for their long term life expectancy. I have examples of these tubes that have been running 24/7 for over six years now! I carry tube stock exclusively for past customers and offer a full maintenance service.
Due to the hand built nature of this item all sales are final. The item "PVE QTC+ Nixie Tube Clock British ZM1080 Tubes Black Alloy Case+PSU (Clock H)" is in sale since Friday, May 1, 2020. This item is in the category "Sound & Vision\Vintage Sound & Vision\Vintage Parts & Accessories\Valves & Vacuum Tubes". The seller is "joemorphia" and is located in Kings lynn, Norfolk. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Belize, Bolivia, Brunei darussalam, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Liechtenstein, Macao, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Peru, Paraguay, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Chile, Bahamas, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Philippines, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay, Viet nam, France.