Hello again, world!

A project log for "Lixie", an LED alternative to the Nixie Tube

Always jealous of people who could afford big Nixie Tubes, I rolled my own alternative with WS2812Bs and laser cutting!

Connor NishijimaConnor Nishijima 12/08/2016 at 19:540 Comments

Since we last talked, Lixie's software has undergone some major changes! Let's jump in.

Along with software changes, a few have been made to the project itself. I am considering including a custom cut piece of black cardstock that users can shimmy into the assembly behind the rear digit to increase contrast if necessary. If you don't need it, it makes for one cool transparent display!

Also, somebody requested I show the Lixie in a brighter environment so we could see how it looks during the day! Here is a Lixie (with all 10 digits now) cycling through colors in the daytime!

More details are to come! Thank you all for the awesome support so far!