Kids will love it, dads will be raving about it and all the grandpas out there will get nostalgic. This desk clock will dazzle and stupefy onlookers. The dynamic and powerful piece will bring a gust of energy and verve into your room. It brings back to the present days, all the buzz around science and technology, prevailing during the time of the industrial revolution. Basically composed of metal and glass, this one will gel with rusticated interiors or rooms done in a steampunk style.
The design with bare machinery parts is really showy. The layout that bravely flaunts circuit boards proves there’s nothing unappealing about them. But the high point of the design, are indisputably, the Nixie tubes. Before the advent of LCD and LED displays, nixie tubes were used as readouts on electronic gadgets. They were used in watches, calculators, control panels, voltmeters, lab equipment and many other gizmos.
Think engineering fanatics and people who are mad about gadgets will love the piece. You can also buy it for anyone who likes to try their hand at building things. Only they would know how amazing it feels to display a piece that one has labored to put together. However, there are only a limited number of DIY kits available right now. So, if you’re dying to test out your soldering skills, you might want to hurry up.
Steampunk fanatics should know that the high quality nixie tubes used in the clock weren’t easy to source as they are not manufactured nowadays. The microprocessor controlled piece that shows time to the notch will cost you about $150. Moreover, there is a whole lineup of Nixie tube clock designs that you can choose from. People who are fond of old-world gadgetry will surely like the piece.