Mariano Elia
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Particle Photon Nixie Clock

1960's ИН-14 Soviet Nixie tubes meet new age IoT with an onboard temperature and humidity sensor. All powered by USB!

IntermediateFull instructions provided2 hours7,969

Things used in this project

Hardware components

IN-14 Nixie Tubes
Particle Photon
K155ID1 BCD to Decimal Nixie Cathode Driver
Ebay is easiest to buy this chip
1364 Nixie Tube High Voltage Power Supply
One of the best nixie power supplies available on the market
DHT11 Temperature & Humidity Sensor (4 pins)
DHT11 Temperature & Humidity Sensor (4 pins)
MPSA42/MMBTA42 300V NPN Transistor
MPSA92/MMBTA92 300V PNP Transistor
Many SMD 0805 package resistors
MicroUSB miniB connector
IN-3 High Voltage Indicator bulb
Matching Male/Female Pin Headers for 2x6 and a 1x6.

Software apps and online services

Particle IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Hot Air Rework Station or Reflow Oven


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Custom parts and enclosures

STL Files and Solidworks Part Files


Top and bottom Eagle brd/sch files


Particle Photon Code

Add Adafruit DHT library if needed


Mariano Elia

Mariano Elia

2 projects • 11 followers
Queen's University: Computer Engineering. Owner of Argon Prototypes Inc. RSGC High School


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