Price: €159 (kit)  €199 (assembled w/LED option)

 

IN-12 Nixie Clock Kit

Here is a nice IN-12 Nixie clock that is sold as a kit or may be purchased fully assembled for 40 € more. One neat feature about this clock is that the tubes are backbit with color changing LED's that can be programmed for a specific color or allowed to fade between colors.  (The back light brightness is adjustable.)  For the time display, several modes are included: scrolling date, display fading, and digit cycling in.

If anyone gets one, please leave a note in the comments!

UPDATE:  See our hands-on review here!

 

IN-12 Nixie Clock Kit

IN-12 Nixie Clock Kit

 

Features:

  • Tubes: IN-12 Nixie tubes, 18 mm digit height, decimal points with flashing LEDs.
  • Background lighting: brightness adjustable.
  • Alarm: adjustable time, snooze and tone.
  • Time format: 12- or 24 hour mode.
  • Display: time / alarm / date / or alternating time - date.
  • Effects: scrolling date, display fading, digit cycling in different styles.
  • Power: 12VDC 350mA max.
  • DC Power consumption: ca. 3VA (full tubes and background LED brightness).
  • Timekeeping: more than 1h with 1F SuperCap in the event of mains failure.
  • Time accuracy: internal 4 MHz crystal, adjustable with buttons for minimal deviation.
  • Dimension (w x h x d): app. 200 x 50 x 80 mm (incl. tubes)
  • Weight: app. 450 g

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Comments   

+1 #1 Dennis Taylor 2010-08-02 03:44
I purchased two of the IN-12 Manuela clocks and just completed assembly of the first kit.
This is an excellent kit! This kit has changed my idea of the upside down "5" IN-12 tube and its difficulity to case.
The kit is as good or better than the pictures!
I have assembled kits from several kit makers and I give this one an A++.
I ordered the RGB leds and the ability to turn them off or adjust the intensity is perfect depending on what I want to watch at any time. And the ability to turn off the display when not at home to save tube life is a feature I always look for.
The cathode poisoning prevention is excellent "eye candy" and I love it!
This is an excellent clock that uses a tube that is still readily available.

IMO, this clock is worth every cent! I would buy it again!...and again :-)

Thanks for this site Brian! Super!
#2 Brian Stuckey 2010-08-03 04:51
@Dennis - thanks for sharing your thoughts! I posted a few of your photos here: http://www.tubeclockdb.com/user-submitted/168-in-12-update.html

Thanks for sharing!
#3 Guest 2011-01-27 05:30
I had purchased one of this clock too. The designed was one of the best. With the RGB LED in the background; it is even better. It brings the clock into the next level. Very beautiful! I will keep it as long as it last.
#4 Guest 2011-03-27 17:52
Excellent kit! Quality is also very good. My only criticism is the manual which, although complete, can be confusing. Jurgen has provided tremendous support in my effort to complete. A word of caution: make sure you have the correct type of soldering iron, i.e., small enough to assemble parts on the PCB. Removal of any components after soldering is close to impossible.

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