Introduction: Nixie Watch Prototope_a V5. Full Datasheet

Hello.

This is full source code + datasheet + all what you need to build your own nixie watch.

This is new revision of model prototype_a. Now it is archiewed version.

This watch was build for my friend. Casing - brass, bracelett -leather.

If someone need inspiration or small worklog - write in coments, or check my instagram/FaceBook page.

Previous prototype_a alpha on instructables that use Transformer as power source https://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Watch-Proto... on this project source was lost due hdd milfunction

Build your own Steampunk Nixie watch


Note that wach work on hight voltage!!!

Note that youll need some junk from ebay!!!

Step 1: Characteristics

Rechargeable battery via micro-USB.

Description: This is Fully Assembled and Tested Nixie Watch with 4 Pieces IN-16 NOS Tubes + 1 Tube blink. Power By: DC 5V via rechargeable battery or via USB cord. Time before recharging: 12-16 hours in active mode or more than month in passive mode User Selectable: 24HH-MM-SS/ DD-MM-YY / Energy level/ Change on - off Dimension: Width 76mm x Height 50mm x Depth 26mm

(+- this depend of your casing. 3d printed or not\design etc)

Handmade!

Little video https://instagram.com/p/08F--GMSeH/?taken-by=prot...

On next Step datasheet

Step 2: Parts and Datasheet

Datasheet attached on top

Parts:

  • Capacitor 10 uF 4 pcx
  • Capacitor 100 nF 5 pcx
  • Capacitor 100 nF 3 pcx
  • Capacitor 1 nF 1 pcx
  • Zener diode 3V6 1 pcx
  • Diode ES1J 1 pcx
  • MicroUsb 1 pcx
  • inductor SCB0704-331М 330 uH 1 pcx
  • Transistor ZVN4525E6TA 1 pcx
  • Transisror MMBTA92 4 pcx
  • Transistor MMBTA42\PMBF107 16 pcx
  • Transistor BC847BS 1 pcx
  • Supervisor TLV431AIDBVR 1 pcx
  • RTC DS3231SN 1 pcx
  • Li-pol charging element TP4056 1 pcx
  • Buttons TM1103R25B-2500-TR 3 pcx
  • Atmega16a-AU 1 pcx
  • Nixie tube IN-16 4 pcx
  • Nixie tube IN-3 1 pcx
  • Resistor 100 k 6 pcx
  • Resistor 100 k 15 pcx
  • Resistor 10 k 25 pcx
  • Resistor 4.7 k 1 pcx
  • Resistor 2.2 k 3 pcx
  • Resistor 2.2 k 1 pcx
  • Resistor 1 M 4 pcx
  • Resistor 22 Ohm 1 pcx
  • Resistor 30 k 2 pcx
  • Thermoresistor NTC 10 k 1 pcx
  • Contacts PLLD1,27-80 1 pcx
  • Connectors PBD1,27-08S 4 pcx
  • Li-pol battery 643456M15 3.7V 1200mAh +PCB 1pcx

Step 3: PCB

Software http://diptrace.com/

On archive PCB

On archive Gerber

Step 4: Software

On archieve software

Comments

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DIY Hacks and How Tos made it! (author)2017-07-07

That looks awesome. I love the steampunk aesthetic. Could you share some more about the details of the construction?

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prototype_mechanic made it! (author)prototype_mechanic2017-07-07

On corners i used brass pipe. walls - 1mm brass sheet.

all part was soldered using simple iron, or you can use dremel versatip

https://www.instagram.com/p/BRJRcX9jyi0/?taken-by=... photo of casing from top

https://www.instagram.com/p/BCu77Z8MSe3/?taken-by=...

casing with laser-cutted acrylic glass (if you'll interesting - i have glass drowing)

https://www.instagram.com/p/BBlA_UYsSfs/?taken-by=...

on this photo youll see how parts was soldered

https://www.instagram.com/p/yuyZJwsSVq/?taken-by=p...

and just assembled casing without bracelett ears

https://www.instagram.com/p/BGPk5A4sSaZ/?taken-by=...

box-style design

https://www.instagram.com/p/BFmPPrSMSSB/?taken-by=...

folding and soldering. Button-style charging port

PS. is you'll need worklog - i think ill make one in a few weeks

author
prototype_mechanic made it! (author)prototype_mechanic2017-07-07

ps2. Buttons i cut from solid brass using latre

2 buttons D3.8mm X 3mm height

1 button D9.8mm X3.5mm height

Form of button like screw (rotate letter T)

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