This is reminded by the tube production date, the USSR "OTK" and the quality control marks, stamped on the back of each tube. Gas discharge indicators (glow discharge indicators) use the principle of inert gas glow in an electric field created around a metal electrode (cathode). Unlike incandescent tubes, discharge tubes do not heat up during operation. The Astronix tube clock is a unique product bearing an artifact of a bygone era in its design combined with modern electronic technology.
The thinnest available on the market circuit board is manufactured using SMD technology on an industrial automatic robotic assembly line without manual human intervention. The circuitry is very stable and accurate in operation, based on the powerful STM32 micro controller, high-precision real-time clock from Dallas Semiconductor and high-quality reliable SMD components. This is not a cheap disposable stucco, but a high quality high-tech expensive device that guarantees flawless operation of the board and nixie tubes during many years. The clock case is made on an industrial class CNC milling center out from a solid aluminum bar.
A "satin" style finish giving the body an expensive high-tech look. The clock is equipped with a rainbow adjustable and optionally turn-off back light using high quality Omron RGB LEDs.
The clock is controlled by three buttons located on the back. The menu allows you to control almost any display, back light and alarm parameters, adjust 12 or 24 hour time and MM/DD/YY or DD/MM/YY date formats, program the time for turning on and off the time, color and back light intensity indicators in the daytime and at night, choose various effects for changing the numbers, enter the clock timer correction factor to achieve their perfect accuracy depending on various conditions operation such as temperature, humidity and pressure. Every clock is made and assembled manually by qualified craftsmen. Astronix clock use only high quality materials. No plywood, veneer, or glued parts.
The case is machined on a CNC milling machine from a single piece of wood or metal - beech, ash, cedar, aluminum, brass, titanium, etc. And then manually processed by the master.
All elements of the clock design are made of expensive materials with impeccable quality and attention to detail. The size of the Deluxe case is 320x100x30 mm for Standard and 300x75x20 mm for Slim models. Exclusive versions of Deluxe cases are made of or finished with metals (titanium, brass, stainless steel).
Metals, wood species and body finishes can be ordered individually. This clock will decorate the interior of your apartment, studio, or office, adding a twist to any of the most sophisticated designs.
The unique soft orange glow of gas around the numbers captivates the eye. You can admire this glow for hours, clocking how seconds and minutes change. This unique expensive gift in "retro", "vintage", "loft", "steampunk", "cyberpunk" style will please the most demanding person, especially if he/she was born and raised in the old era. The clock shows the time in the format HH.SS and the date in the formats DD. YY (North American format), have an alarm clock with a tone signal and a custom snooze function, settings for display 12/24 hour time formats and EU/NA date, choosing a fixed color, smoothly changing colors or turning off the back light, setting the effect of changing the numbers in day and night modes, an economical mode with an indication off, an integrated tube training function (cathode treatment) to extend their service life. Solid Aluminum Bar Case with Satin Finish sized 300x75x20 mm - the thinnest and most stylish case on the nixie clock market. Indication of time and date in all international formats. Saving the time and date settings when disconnecting an external power source thanks to built-in backup battery. Auto-adjustable cathode training function to extend nixie tube life. Powered by the supplied universal AC adapter 12V for 110-220V. Manual in English is included. The Astronix tube clock is a unique valuable original stylish vintage gift for the lovers of retro style, steampunk, cyberpunk, loft.
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We will make every effort to fix any problem. The item "Exclusive Nixie Tube Clock ASTRONIX IN-18 IN18 DELUXE ALUMINUM SLIM" is in sale since Wednesday, April 22, 2020. This item is in the category "Consumer Electronics\Vintage Electronics\Other Vintage Electronics". The seller is "aerospar" and is located in Moscow. This item can be shipped worldwide.