neonixie-l

Design by Peter Saville, photo by David Lindsay, commissioned by Neon Workshops


This forum is for exchange of information about gas-discharge readout tubes, such as Nixie tubes and similar devices (Panaplex readouts, Pixie tubes, Dekatrons, etc.), which were used in electronic numeric and alphanumeric displays in the 1950s - '70s. Today these tubes, available used or even new (old stock) from surplus dealers and collectors, are being illuminated again to make clocks and other unique displays, their neon glow providing a nostalgic Cold War era character. Secondary topics within our charter include other vintage digital display technologies, and circuit design.

This group became the home for the NEONIXIE-L group after we all decamped from the original one at Yahoo! All Yahoo! NEONIXIE-L members are welcome here - same rules apply... note that...

when applying to join the group, you must supply some human-readable text

...to enable us to filter out spam-bots and to ensure the continued quality of the forum.

The group is also shadowed on http://www.mail-archive.com/ .

We have tried moving the historical content of the Yahoo! group into this forum with the correct threading etc. with little success to date. As things stand, all of 2010 onward is here - the earlier threads from 2002 onward will follow in one form or another as and when our hosts can manage it.

The Files section is now at NEONIXIE-L Group File Store - upload files to the TEMP directory.


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NOTICE: Files section for the group... Nick 3/27/17
2017.5.19-21 Maker Faire Bay Area. Come to see my designs! 严泽远 9:39 AM
Re: [neonixie-l] Digest for neoni...@googlegroups.com - 5 updates in 4 topics rmp 7:11 AM
Video with nixies display in old secret place SWISSNIXIE - Jonathan F. 12:48 AM
Radioactive Nixies - Study SWISSNIXIE - Jonathan F. 4/27/17
Extreme cathode cleaning? Paul Andrews 4/27/17
Nixie, CRT, indicators for sale Yuriy Ovchinnikov 4/27/17
Neon Signage, Rolling Rock 33 Tube Sign TLaing 4/26/17
Is it bad to turn neon light on and off by wall outlet? Dman777 4/25/17
Love for small tubes Paul Andrews 4/24/17
Technical question on Fets and MOSFETS... orange_glow_fan 4/23/17
Manufacturing affordable large, new nixie tubes Aiden Koh 4/23/17
What is this 6209 G from sharp calculator? Paul Andrews 4/22/17
Trigger Tube Clock Sgitheach 4/21/17
Constant current source design Paul Andrews 4/20/17
Remains of a pandicon calculator SWISSNIXIE - Jonathan F. 4/20/17
Nixie watch (pieces(?)) on Ebay.. orange_glow_fan 4/18/17
Burroughs Self-Scan bare dsplay data Paolo Cravero 4/16/17
Raspberry PI controlled Nixie display okniew 4/15/17
Video Tipps for Nixie Clocks... SWISSNIXIE - Jonathan F. 4/12/17
Praise for PV electronics William Lee 4/11/17
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