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11/29/2013

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Caleb Kraft
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great project
Caleb Kraft   12/2/2013 1:05:44 PM
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Oooh, I'll be watching this, can't wait to see the final product.

Michael.Rayman
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Michael.Rayman   12/2/2013 12:20:34 PM
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Hey Luke,

Great project idea, however, I'd simply make use of a cheap Arduino (ebay) and the GPS module from Adafruit for $40.  Then drive BCD out of the Arduino pins to your Nixie tubes.  You'll only need 4 pins per tube for the BCD control.

http://www.adafruit.com/products/746

Ah, but then I see you may *want* to do this in an FPGA, so good luck!

Cheers    -- Mike

Max The Magnificent
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Me wants!
Max The Magnificent   12/2/2013 11:37:48 AM
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Hi Luke -- I want both your truck AND your Nixie Tube speedometer -- I'll trade you for my wife's two stupid dogs (LOL)

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