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The Nixie Tube is a block that can display text or numbers.

Obtaining[]

Breaking[]

The Nixie Tube must be mined with a wooden pickaxe or higher, or else it drops nothing.

Hardness3
ToolWooden Pickaxe.png
Breaking time[Note 1]
Blank.png Default15
Oak Planks.png Wooden2.3
Cobblestone.png Stone1.15
Iron Ingot.png Iron0.75
Diamond.png Diamond0.6
Netherite Ingot.png Netherite0.5
Gold Ingot.png Golden0.4
  1. Times are for unenchanted tools as wielded by players with no status effects, measured in seconds. For more information, see Breaking § Speed.

Crafting[]

Name Ingredients Crafting Recipe
Nixie Tube Electron Tube +
Brass Casing
Electron TubeBrass CasingElectron Tube

Nixie Tube

Usage[]

Displaying Redstone signal strength[]

A Nixie Tube may be used to display Redstone signal strength of the connected redstone component. It will display the highest connected signal strength.

Displaying Characters[]

When right clicked with a named Name Tag, the Nixie Tube as well as adjacent Nixie Tubes will display the text the name tag was renamed to.

Colors[]

When right clicked with a Dye, the color of the text can be changed. The Dye is not consumed.

Trivia[]

  • Nixie Tubes exist in real life (see Wikipedia)

Gallery[]

History[]

Release 0.3.2: Can now be dyed.
Release 0.3: Can now display text from nametags.
Release 0.2.4: Added.

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