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Universal Nixie Tube Clock Controller KIT


Universal Nixie Clock Controller for remote tubes. KIT contains all necessary electronics parts required to build Nixie Tubes Clock by yourself.

Universal Nixie Tube Clock Controller KIT

  This KIT is designed for those who want to make custom design Nixie Tube Clock in their own impressive case.


Controller compatible with many nixie tubes, such as: IN-1, IN-2, IN-4, IN-8, IN-8-2, IN-12, IN-14, IN-16, IN-17, IN-18, LC-513, LC-516, LC-531, LC-631, Z522M, Z5220M, Z560M, Z5600M, Z561M, Z5610M, Z566M, Z5660M, Z567M, Z5670M, Z568M, Z5680M, Z570M, Z5700M, Z571M, Z5710M, Z573M, Z5730M, Z574M, Z5740M, Z580M, Z5800M, Z581M, Z5810M, Z590M, Z5900M, Z870M, Z8700M, ZM1000R, ZM1000, ZM1020, ZM1022, ZM1030 and others.

Controller does not support biquinary type nixie tubes.


Clock Assembly instruction step-by-step assists you to assemble the clock.

Package Content

All necessary electronics parts (excluding Nixie tubes and power adapter) and a microcontroller with pre-programmed an application software.

Need to buy separately (Not included in supply KIT)

  • 6 pcs Nixie Tubes. We advise you to use the new (New old stock – NOS) Nixie tubes
  • Power Supply DC 12V, ~1A. With 5.5 x 2.1 mm end plug, center positive. You may have similar power adapter in your house because such type power adapters are popular and widely use.
  • Wires and tube sockets are not included.

Software features

  • Hours, Minutes and Seconds display
  • 12 or 24 hour operation modes
  • Programmable leading zero blanking
  • Date display in either DD/MM/YY or  MM/DD/YY format
  • Auto Date Display
  • Alarm
  • Simple time setting using three buttons
  • Standard, crossfade and scrollback display modes
  • “Slot Machine” Cathode poisoning prevention routine
  • Programmable Blue LED tube lighting
  • Auto increase of adjusting value for quick time setting
  • Neon colon indicators blinking at 1 Hz
  • Tubes are driven in high frequency dynamical indication and provide service for many years
  • All settings are stored in non-volatile memory

Hardware features

  • Voltage: DC 12V
  • Dimensions: 100x56mm
  • Power consumption: 3 W
  • Time accuracy (+/- 1 second per month) is provided by built-in RTC (Real Time Clock) based on extremely precise DS3231 module with temperature compensation and backup with CR2032 battery
  • Not AC frequency dependent – works in all countries.


KIT Assembly Instruction


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