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by NixieFan1116
Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Plasma button of Doooom
Topic: PCB assembly discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 26568

Re: PCB assembly discussion

Sorry for the ignorance, but what voltage should I be looking for? What should it be/ what would be considered too high? What contacts am I going to check when I "check it at the gate"?
by NixieFan1116
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: OXO board assembly instructions
Topic: Board PCB discussion
Replies: 2
Views: 6988

Re: Board PCB discussion

Okay, I'm starting with the board pcb. I've got everything soldered up according to your instructions here (I think I have a 'later' kit, the board is black and I didn't receive the 100R SMD resistor @ R2 or the ferrite filter @ L1). Anyway, I am getting 5v at each of the driver transistors, but I d...
by NixieFan1116
Wed Aug 30, 2017 10:27 pm
Forum: Assembly instructions for the Thinkgeek nixie thermometer
Topic: Troubleshooting
Replies: 119
Views: 222152

Re: Troubleshooting

Thanks for the prompt reply! And thanks for the phone trick... I didn't realize it would "see" it, that would've saved me a lot of frustration last night when I broke the ir led (that's why I asked the wavelength value in the other post) because I need a replacement. I got the part about t...
by NixieFan1116
Wed Aug 30, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Assembly instructions for the Thinkgeek nixie thermometer
Topic: Troubleshooting
Replies: 119
Views: 222152

Re: Troubleshooting

I'm completely frustrated. I had it all together and it was working beautifully... but when I assembled the case, the ir control wasn't working. I determined the that the ir led was too far down and not "showing" through the plastic lid... so I attempted to bring it up a little, and when I...
by NixieFan1116
Wed Aug 30, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Assembly instructions for the Thinkgeek nixie thermometer
Topic: PCB assembly discussion
Replies: 32
Views: 65335

Re: PCB assembly discussion

Which ir led goes with the metal sensor? I need to know the wavelength value...
by NixieFan1116
Sun Aug 27, 2017 5:09 am
Forum: Plasma button of Doooom
Topic: PCB assembly discussion
Replies: 22
Views: 26568

Re: PCB assembly discussion

For the life of me, I can't get the switch to "click" or the output to read @ 5v when I touch the Nixie tube. Any suggestions on what to check?