Go retro with our old-meets-new Nixie clock. Old-fashioned Nixie neon tubes are paired with a compact modern design.
Build your own VFD clock, many designs available.
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.
Cherise Fong writes:
Since we already told you how much liked Akafugu‘s tube clock kits, we’d also like to point out their most accessible timepiece, the VFD Modular Clock IV-18 SMT Edition. For $130, the circuit board comes pre-soldered, with optional GPS to synchronize the time. Simply assemble the enclosure to hide the electronics and admire the skillful resurrection of a 20th century vacuum fluorescent display tube. Not only does it show the time and date, it can also flash random four-letter words (database included in the kit), and all kinds of potential puns or pranks, as the firmware is entirely open source.
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Article by Cherise Fong