SPECTRUM 18 Nixie Clock Kit

Price: £89.95


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TUBES NOT INCLUDED.

A worthy successor to our popular LTC-18 kit, this new kit has many more features and functions. 

 

 

 

Here is a brief overview of some of the features and functions:

 

  • Hours, Minutes and Seconds display on six IN-18 Nixie Tubes
  • 40mm (1.7") digit height 
  • DIRECT DRIVE = Noise Free
  • Temperature display in Celsius or Fahrenheit
  • Double dot colon neon indicators with many configurable modes of operation.
  • 12 or 24 hour modes
  • Uses a Quartz Crystal Oscillator as the timebase
  • Programmable leading zero blanking
  • Date display in either DD.MM.YY,  MM.DD.YY or YY.MM.DD format
  • Programmable date display each minute
  • Scrolling display of date or standard display
  • Alarm, with programmable snooze period
  • Optional DCF / MSF / GPS synchronisation with status indicator LED
  • Dedicated DST button to switch between DST and standard time
  • Supercapacitor backup. Keeps time during short power outages
  • Simple time setting using two buttons
  • Programmable leading zero blanking
  • Five programmable neon colon settings (Flashing AM/PM indication, illuminated AM/PM indication, both flashing, both on, both off)
  • 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 HV/ tubes on weekends or during working hours
  • Separate modes for colon neons during night mode
  • Standard, fading, or fading + scrollback display modes
  • ‘Slot Machine’ cathode poisoning prevention routine
  • Programmable RGB tube lighting – select YOUR favourite colour palette 
  • 729 colours possible. Have a different colour of your choice every hour, or autochanging colours
  • Not AC frequency dependent – works in all countries
  • All user preferences stored to non-volatile memory

Download Kit Assembly Instructions Here



Full kit of parts, including double dot neon colons with glass covers, 
SMD High Voltage Module, IC sockets, tube sockets, RGB LEDs and more.

Download Kit Assembly Instructions Here




Pre-assembled SMD High Voltage Module is included

 

              
Double Dot Neon Colons with cover glasses. All parts included.

 


laser-cut socket holders

 


Pictured here in the PRISMA case, available in the Cases section of our store

Pictured here in the VISIO case, available in the Cases section of our store

 


A very useful addition is the PIR Motion Sensor, which
powers down the clock when the room is empty. 

 

Pictured here in the PRISMA case, available in the Cases section of our store


Compatible with our Micro GPS Time Receiver and NTP Sync Device:

  

 


Pictured here in the VISIO case, available in the Cases section of our store

 



A 12V DC power adapter of minimum 1A is needed for the clock. We have a very high
quality unit with a long 1.8m (6ft) cable in our store HERE

Download Kit Assembly Instructions Here


  • Model:
    [SPECTRUM18]
  • Shipping Weight: 0.205lbs
  • 31 Units in Stock

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