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Fog problem

April|2019 – FOG!

!!!!!!! WARNING !!!!!!! In this post, I am talking about internal problems we struggled with. Common way how companies deal with problems is denying them – everyone wants to be seen perfect. When I established this business, I decided we will do it differently. We will be honest and open, no BS. I will boast […]

March|2019 – Less distraction, clock boards revisions, fog

Clock boards revisions During March, we prepared revision of electronics board for Puri clock, revisited board for project NX2 (details will come), new board for our Blub clock (details soon) and few prototype boards for our new burn-in/testing device (machine we will use for burn-in and testing of our tubes). looking into list of our […]

Blub nixie clock

Feb|2019 – GIT, OOO clock, Blub

February.. We started using GIT We are now three people writing software for our devices – Sebastian, Radim, me. The same files need to be accessed from LAN and from internet as well (Sebastian on homeoffice or me from home). So we decided to setup a GIT for our source codes. It turned out that […]

Jan|2019 – Getter cutter progress, motion sensor

Getter cutter machine I am building a machine which will cut getter strips to individual pieces with minimal attention from the operator. The process must be clean, precise and reliable. It is not very difficult project, so I decided to take it as first project for my planned youtube video build series. I am learning […]

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 […]

iOS app home screen

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 😉