Akafugu Nixie Clock

Go retro with our old-meets-new Nixie clock. Old-fashioned Nixie neon tubes are paired with a compact modern design.

VFD Modular Clock

Build your own VFD clock, many designs available.

cMoy Headphone Amplifier

Build your own battery-powered headphone amplifier with a stylish aluminum enclosure.


Control dot matrix text displays using just two wires!

High Quality Kits

We take great care in designing our kits, and use beautiful high quality PCBs.

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Maker Faire Maker Faire

Akafugu is joining the upcoming Maker Faire Tokyo 2015. We are very excited to meet our customers and supporters at our table (A-06-11).
赤フグはMaker Faire Tokyo 2015に出展します。A-06-11ブースです。

Maker Faire is an event created by Make magazine to “celebrate arts, crafts, engineering, science projects and the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) mindset”.


  • Time/Date: 2015-08-01 (Sat) 12:00 - 19:00, 2015-08-02 (Sun) 10:00 - 18:00
  • Venue: Tokyo Big Sight
  • Admission:
    • Pre-order: Adult: 1,000 JPY, Under 18: 500 JPY
    • At the door: Adult: 1,500 JPY, Under 18: 700 JPY

Pre-order online here: http://makezine.jp/event/mft2015/about/#ticket (only in Japanese)

Maker Faire


Now available in the store: With GPS, Without GPS.

We showed a demo of this clock at Maker Faire Tokyo 2014 and it is now available in our online shop!

VFD Modular Clock IV-18 SMT edition is a special solder-free kit version of the original VFD Modular Clock . The kit comes with all electronics pre-soldered, but you still assemble the enclosure yourself.


  • IV-18 8-digit Russian VFD Display Tube
  • Open source mbed based firmware
  • LPC1347 ARM Cortex-M3 64kb microcontroller
  • GPS (option)
  • Four Letter Word
  • Easy to update firmware with no special drivers required (LPC1347 usb bootloader)

Basic version:

GPS version:

Additional information here.

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