Micro Nixie 5750 Kit (No Tubes)

Price: £59.95

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Launching a much requested kit: It is finally here!
Micro Nixie 5750 caters for the very common and very pretty 5750, 5783 and many other compatible, virtually identical tubes. We have incorporated all the features of our latest clocks, including XTERNA support, double dot colon neons etc, RGB tube lighting. This listing is for the kit without tubes, as many people have suitable compatible tubes (see below). Or you can select some of the other compatible tubes we have in the tubes section of the website. We have genuine sought-after Burroughs B-5870 tubes as well as generic unbranded tubes (probably made by Burroughs!)

Highlights of the Kit
Miniaturisation by using a sandwich design

Matte Black PCB with Gold pads
Reduced component count for RGB LEDs
Simpler Anode Drivers, Optoisolators, for easier assembly and troubleshooting
Double dot colon neons, with many modes
Support for our XTERNA Wireless Time and Temperature Transmitter

All electronics components are supplied, including a test cable and socket to test the tubes before soldering


Althuough the tubes are very reliable, eventually a tube may fail. The holes that the tubes are soldered into are very generously sized, so make it as easy as possible to remobve a tube without damaging the PCB

Hex standoffs ARE included. If you buy one of our cases, all hardware is included anyway. If you are making your own case and need some standoffs, we have several sizes here.

  • Hours, Minutes and Seconds display on Six tubes with 13mm digit height (NOT included)
  • Uses a Quartz Crystal Oscillator as the timebase
  • 12 or 24 hour modes
  • Programmable leading zero blanking
  • Date display in either DD.MM.YY or 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 GPS / WiFi / XTERNA 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
  • Configurable for leading zero blanking
  • Double dot colon neon lamps
  • 11 colon neon modes including AM / PM indication (top / bottom or left / right), railroad (slow or fast) etc.
  • 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 tubes and LEDs on weekends or during working hours
  • Separate modes for colon neons during night mode
  • Standard, fading, or crossfading with 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 or your choosing every hour, or autochanging colours
  • Not AC frequency dependent – works in all countries
  • All user preferences stored to non-volatile memory
  • Additional wireless functions if XTERNA module used:
    - Display of outdoor temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit.
    - Min / Max temperature in last 24 hours

    - Wireless, Auto Sync of time from GPS with auxilliary TCXO
    - GPS Sync time, and time since last GPS Fix
    - Voltage of XTERNA module battery

Some dimensions to help with your case design, or you can buy our Plexi case here

Download Kit Assembly Instructions Here

Drive Mode
The nixie driver IC is a modern HV5812 High Voltage Driver IC by Supertex. With 20 outputs, it is able to drive the six Nixie Tubes in a very comfortable and low noise 3X2 multiplex. This is a Surface mount part and we supply the kit with the part pre-soldered.

Time Synchronisation Options
A range Auto Synchronisation options are available: GPS, WiFi, or our exciting new XTERNA Wireless Time and Temperature Transmitter, in conjunction with the Xterna Adapter

Xterna Module (Clock also requires Xterna Adapter)

Plexi case not included, but available here

Power supply not included.
You will need a 500mA 12V DC Power Adapter. It is not included, but you can find the specification here, and if you don't already have one at home or office, we have them for sale.


Download Kit Assembly Instructions Here

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  • Shipping Weight: 0.11kgs
  • 4 Units in Stock