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Dec|2018 – Burn-in device progress, filming stuff progress

Okay, December is over, 2018 is over, 7.1% of 2019 is over.. It’s high time I wrote a December update 🙂 Burn-in machine Probably the most single amount of time was invested into building of the new burn-in machine. This project is completely on Sebastian, I am just a source of information about current burn-in […]

Nov|2018 – Grandhotel Pupp, Youtube restart

Mid November.. we are having a meeting with guys from Creepy Studio, discussing results of Designblok. I am pretty frustrated, with this amount of resources spent (wasted), trying hard not to show it and demotivate others. Actually, I am depressed. I don’t mind failing when it is about building a machine, trial and error experiments […]

Oct|2018 – Designblok, Puri Nixie clock

This year, October was unusually warm and beautiful, it was great to look through the window while working and watch people enjoying the weather 🙂 So, this is what we did in Octorber: Puri Nixie Clock I started development of Puri Nixie Clock in August 2017, more than a year ago. In october 2018, it […]

Sep|2018 – Sebastian, new clocks, new tubes

Summer is always busy. We need to do more work before holidays season (July/August) and then need to catch up with the work we delayed – and this happens in September. Fortunately, beside regular work on nixie tubes and clocks, we started several new projects and I want to write about these. Sebastian – our new […]

Update February – August 2018

Everytime I finally get to writing a post I am surprised how much time passed.. Since September, I decided to post updates every month. There are more and more things happening, more open projects, more people working on them.. So I must write continuously. Otherwise the information are condensed and miss the details and opinions I […]

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Successful beginning of 2018

New year started in good way, there were no troubles with manufacture on our side, no surprises on side of suppliers. After Christmas holidays, we jumped into work relaxed, with new energy. The days are longer, with more sun, spring will come soon 😉

2017: Year In Review

Another exciting year is over, let’s take what it brought to our nixie tube endeavour!

Reliability of our nixie tubes – vacuum tightness

Customers often ask questions related to lifespan and reliability of our nixie tubes. We recently made a tube with serial number #3000, I think we now have representative sample of tubes to make some nice statistics. In following months, I will write several articles covering all the problematics.

Mid 2017 update

Recent 6 months were pretty busy, we now make much faster progress in development of our little nixie tube factory than anytime ever. This blogpost is a summary of our successes and also problems we face to. Let’s take a look what’s been going on here: Zen Nixie Clock The Zen Nixie Clock is what […]

2016: Year in review

Year 2017 is here, right time to review year 2016. Year 2016 was about transformation from one-man-show to small company. And because business is about numbers, I decided I will share them with you. Maybe business people among you will have some notes to my decisions 😉 One year ago, I set myself a goal […]