Nixie Tube Oil Lamp

I modified an old oil lamp to house a Nixie tube to simulate a flame.
The Nixie tube only has plus and minus symbols to display and was made to flicker using a Picaxe MCU.
Youtube video of the "flickering" Nixie tube here.

Picaxe and high voltage module are placed inside lamp.
The 2-watt resistor and zener were added later and are not in photo.

Back of hand-wired board using teflon tubing and bare-tinned wired.


Picaxe program

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