[chbot] Nixies - LED version

zl3ag at radioengineering.com zl3ag at radioengineering.com
Tue Nov 27 03:07:07 GMT 2018

The layered plastic idea actually pre-dates nixies, I think...




On 27/11/18 3:59 PM, Volker Kuhlmann wrote:
> heise-Angebot 16.08.2018  06:01 Uhr
> Make
> LED-Nixies: leuchtende Anzeigen im Retro-Look bauen
> https://www.heise.de/make/meldung/LED-Nixies-leuchtende-Anzeigen-im-Retro-Look-bauen-4135899.html
> (try translate)
> PCB:
> https://www.heise.de/make/meldung/Jetzt-erhaeltlich-Make-Platine-fuer-LED-Nixies-4227176.html
> The trick seems to be to layer acrylic sheets, etch them in the shape of
> the digits, and put a bunch of WS2812B RGB LEDs behind them. The
> difficulty would be to get the etching and even illumination right, but
> they're selling the PCB (a bit steep though).
> The big advantages would be low power, ease of use, and a choice of
> digit colours...
> Volker

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