Instructables: exploring - technology - Clock - popular http://www.instructables.com Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:08:07 PDT BLOX v1.01 Wooden Gear Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Gear-Clock/
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Tue, 1 Jan 2008 22:28:19 PST
The Moon Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Moon-Machine/
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Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:51:49 PDT
Arduino Internet Time Client http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Internet-Time-Client/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 10:09:58 PDT
Wake Up Light 10+ Watt LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-Up-Light-10-Watt-LED/
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 17:01:53 PDT
Giant Two-Digit Countdown Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Giant-Two-Digit-Countdown-Clock/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 21:34:58 PDT
Nixie bargraph clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-bargraph-clock/
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 11:51:14 PDT
Crazy Countdown Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Countdown-Timer/
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Sun, 29 Apr 2012 20:06:36 PDT
One component radio clock time transmitter http://www.instructables.com/id/WWVB-radio-time-signal-generator-for-ATTINY45-or-A/
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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 07:30:12 PDT
vintage style nixie wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-nixie-wall-clock/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:36:13 PST
Single digit numitron clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-digit-numitron-clock/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 07:24:17 PST
WeggUp - A sleeping cycle and light alarm clock http://www.instructables.com/id/WeggUp-A-sleeping-cycle-and-light-alarm-clocke/
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 13:08:05 PST
Batman Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Batman-Wall-Clock/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 12:37:47 PST
KlockFun: Cuckoo Alarm Clock from Hard Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/KlockFun-Cuckoo-Alarm-Clock-from-Hard-Drive/
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:58:15 PST
How to Build a Time Machine (Vortex Distortion Space and Time Dilating Device) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Time-Machine-Vortex-Distortion-Spa/
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Mon, 19 May 2008 10:49:17 PDT
Vibrating Timekeeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Timekeeper/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 00:14:57 PST
simple user-adjustable DIY Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-user-adjustable-DIY-Nixie-Clock/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 10:29:17 PST
Cords Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Cords-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:20:51 PST
Tidal Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidal-Clock/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:27:01 PST
Fire Bell Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Fire-Bell-Alarm-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/ZFYE/HNICKMGC/FK6ZFYEHNICKMGC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/ZFYE/HNICKMGC/FK6ZFYEHNICKMGC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK6/ZFYE/HNICKMGC/FK6ZFYEHNICKMGC.SMALL.jpg coolstuff14 There are many ways you could create your own fire bell alarm clock it all depends on what type of alarm clock you are going to use. On the alarm clock I chose there is an led LCD back light and It turns on for about 6 seconds when the alarm goes off so I used that to latch a relay. If you have ...
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 23:22:00 PDT
Custom digital clock from wood and Jeep VIC http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-digital-clock-from-wood-and-Jeep-VIC/
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Sat, 7 Sep 2013 14:22:49 PDT
From a Coffeemaker to a Travel Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/From-a-Coffeemaker-to-a-Travel-Alarm-Clock/
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Thu, 15 Aug 2013 02:05:27 PDT
Sunrise Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sunrise-Alarm-Clock-1/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 16:01:33 PDT
Digital/Analog Clock - Arduino + PaperCraft http://www.instructables.com/id/DigitalAnalog-Clock-Arduino-PaperCraft/
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 23:54:04 PDT
Simple Nixie Tube Wristwatch http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Nixie-Tube-Wristwatch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHC/DUOV/HHI4WAP1/FHCDUOVHHI4WAP1.SMALL.jpg trumpkin This is a novel nixie tube wristwatch I made a few years ago that uses an MSP430f169 microcontroller and two IN-17 nixie tubes. It has an accelerometer so that you only need to twist your wrist in order to display the time. The power supply consists of three 240 mAh lithium ion batteries in para...
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 13:20:57 PDT
Lasered Dragonfly and Flower Clock (with epic detail) http://www.instructables.com/id/Lasered-Dragonfly-and-Flower-Clock-with-epic-deta/
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Thu, 6 Jun 2013 20:18:52 PDT
The amazing Plasma Binary Clock, Steampunk style. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-amazing-Plasma-Binary-Clock-Steampunk-style/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 02:16:38 PDT
The Arduino Weather Station / Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Arduino-Weather-Station-Thermostat/
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Mon, 27 Sep 2010 07:16:18 PDT
How to Bring a 1970s AM/FM Flip Clock Back to Life http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Bring-a-1970s-AMFM-Flip-Clock-Back-to-Life/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 20:53:16 PDT
Resistor Color Code Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Resistor-Color-Code-Clock/
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Thu, 16 May 2013 16:53:44 PDT
Analog VU meter and Clock (Arduino Powered) http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-VU-meter-and-Clock-Arduino-Powered/
Analog VU meter and Clock (Arduino Powered) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8UXM/HEBNHU98/F2T8UXMHEBNHU98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8UXM/HEBNHU98/F2T8UXMHEBNHU98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2T/8UXM/HEBNHU98/F2T8UXMHEBNHU98.SMALL.jpg tech-e This project brings back the old time Analog VU Meter, with the added functionality of a neat looking clock! When you turn off your music the meters automatically swing into to clock mode. Behind it all is the popular and easy to use Arduino. This is my submission for the Make-to-Learn Youth Contes...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 15:42:46 PDT
Timing gear and chain clock - almost free! http://www.instructables.com/id/Timing-gear-and-chain-clock-almost-free/
Timing gear and chain clock - almost free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/TCY8/HE7D2GFW/F3GTCY8HE7D2GFW.SMALL.jpg streetrod5 Hopefully when you changed your car's timing set, you didn't toss the old gears and the chain.  I almost did, but my wife showed me this: http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/auto-timing-chain-and-gears-wall-clock $125 US plus shipping.  Right. So I decided to kludge this together for my brother's...
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Wed, 13 Mar 2013 23:28:51 PDT
Arduino Digital Clock (With Charlieplexing LEDs, 7 segment Displays) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Digital-Clock-With-Charlieplexing-LEDs-7/
Arduino Digital Clock (With Charlieplexing LEDs, 7 segment Displays) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/3VAH/HDOW719G/FWH3VAHHDOW719G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/3VAH/HDOW719G/FWH3VAHHDOW719G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWH/3VAH/HDOW719G/FWH3VAHHDOW719G.SMALL.jpg kaustubhv            This is my second instructable. I just had a mood of making a digital watch. But wanted to make it a learning process. I already had a sanguino i could have easily used that Atmega644 chip. it would have been more than enough.  But i wanted to try burning a Arduino bootloader and see if i...
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Tue, 5 Mar 2013 14:16:46 PST
Recycled Hard Drive Desk Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hard-Drive-Desk-Clock/
Recycled Hard Drive Desk Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/I0TG/HD8ZANOS/FESI0TGHD8ZANOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/I0TG/HD8ZANOS/FESI0TGHD8ZANOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FES/I0TG/HD8ZANOS/FESI0TGHD8ZANOS.SMALL.jpg aloew This is an idea that I came up with while taking apart old hard drives for fun. It turned into a regular thing and now I've got the process down to a science. Here's how I do it. I also sell them at http://www.etsy.com/shop/Yooderstuff For this Instructable, I'll be using an old WD Caviar hard driv...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 20:11:26 PST
Custom Clock with Photo Hands http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Clock-with-Photo-Hands/
Custom Clock with Photo Hands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/RE8L/G2WM1B0E/FSKRE8LG2WM1B0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/RE8L/G2WM1B0E/FSKRE8LG2WM1B0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/RE8L/G2WM1B0E/FSKRE8LG2WM1B0E.SMALL.jpg edmondslibrarian Some people are clock watchers. Now everyone can be the clock.Other projects customize the face of the clock. This one customizes the hands of the clock.It looks expensive, but is less than $5 dollars, and about 30 minutes per clock. Perfect for Christmas Gifts, birthday gifts, end of school year gi...
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Wed, 9 Dec 2009 00:41:36 PST
How to make a LED 7-segment display with or without Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-LED-7-segment-display/
How to make a LED 7-segment display with or without Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/BON8/HC3PQYMK/F1WBON8HC3PQYMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/BON8/HC3PQYMK/F1WBON8HC3PQYMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1W/BON8/HC3PQYMK/F1WBON8HC3PQYMK.SMALL.jpg Enjoying Electronics I'm going to show you how to make a 7 segment display with LEDS. Combine with Arduino to create countdown timers, simple text, and more. I like to make original projects. I searched the whole of instructables and didn't find one like this. In fact, I searched google, and did not find any results. ...
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Sat, 19 Jan 2013 21:14:41 PST
LED Dawn / Sunrise Alarm Clock, Nightlight & Security Light - Arduino Compatible http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Dawn-Sunrise-Alarm-Clock-Nightlight-Secur/
LED Dawn / Sunrise Alarm Clock, Nightlight & Security Light - Arduino Compatible - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/6PRM/HAQ3B2CT/FKD6PRMHAQ3B2CT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/6PRM/HAQ3B2CT/FKD6PRMHAQ3B2CT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKD/6PRM/HAQ3B2CT/FKD6PRMHAQ3B2CT.SMALL.jpg Ugifer As the nights gradually lengthened in autumn 2011, I discovered the joys of Arduino and thought that it would be a great way to implement something that I have wanted for a long while - a gentle way to wake up on a winter's morning.  Sadly, it has taken me over a year to find the time and understand...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 12:46:13 PST
Explosive Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Explosive-Alarm-Clock/
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By: giovannire

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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 11:36:37 PST
The Tnychron Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tnychron-A-Retro-LED-Bubble-Style-Display-Clock/
The Tnychron Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GTXT/HAQ3AGMW/FG4GTXTHAQ3AGMW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GTXT/HAQ3AGMW/FG4GTXTHAQ3AGMW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG4/GTXT/HAQ3AGMW/FG4GTXTHAQ3AGMW.SMALL.jpg uhclem Have you ever seen a pocket calculator from the 1970s? If you have, you know that many used a series of tiny, red, LED seven-segment displays. These displays used little "bars" of light-emitting material which were placed behind little magnifying bubbles to make them more readily visible. They were ...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 18:17:20 PST
LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Clock/
LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/XCJS/HA4MMHSI/F48XCJSHA4MMHSI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/XCJS/HA4MMHSI/F48XCJSHA4MMHSI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F48/XCJS/HA4MMHSI/F48XCJSHA4MMHSI.SMALL.jpg LostRite A 24-hour clock with hour, minute, and second indicators. Here's the catch, despite being a digital media (LED's) it is still displaying using an analog method (circles!). I finished making this clock months ago but did not bring it with me to school so I wasn't able to take pictures and all until n...
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Sun, 2 Dec 2012 22:22:20 PST
Make a Clock out of a Bicycle Brake Disc http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Clock-out-of-a-Bicycle-Brake-Disc/
Make a Clock out of a Bicycle Brake Disc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/EQQQ/F1JZR0H5/FFHEQQQF1JZR0H5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/EQQQ/F1JZR0H5/FFHEQQQF1JZR0H5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/EQQQ/F1JZR0H5/FFHEQQQF1JZR0H5.SMALL.jpg SerJ Here is what you can do with all those old/spare bike brake discs you have lying around!You will need:- bicycle brake disc- cheap quartz wall clock- superglue- ruler- 2 long bolts and 2 nuts to fit them (optional)- brasso- kitchen sponge + towel Clean it up If your brake disc is an old one and ve...
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Sun, 13 May 2007 18:29:25 PDT
Laser Cut Analog Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Analog-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Inspired by the giant clock in the Crocker Galleria in San Francisco, I set out to create an 18" version for hanging at home.  I loved the look of the Roman numerals, and the idea of combining an analog clock with the technology of lasers!  I cut the all pieces on an Epilog laser cutter, but you can...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 16:14:32 PDT
Buzz Wire Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Buzz-Wire-Alarm-Clock/
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 15:22:46 PDT
Wake-up light (no arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Wake-up-light-no-arduino/
Wake-up light (no arduino) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJK/HOZ2/H82U13TE/FJKHOZ2H82U13TE.SMALL.jpg Giedow Hello instructables people, Every morning when my alarm rings I have trouble getting out of bed. (so I am always late) To help me wake up I wanted to buy a wake-up light, it's supposed to help you wake up by giving the impression of a sunrise by getting brighter every minute after the alarm goes. Un...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2012 14:10:23 PDT
PVC Pipe Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/PVC-Pipe-Clock/
PVC Pipe Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/TZAS/H6MEZKAF/F29TZASH6MEZKAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/TZAS/H6MEZKAF/F29TZASH6MEZKAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F29/TZAS/H6MEZKAF/F29TZASH6MEZKAF.SMALL.jpg Alexander Dumbhead One of the things I like doing the most, is taking something cheap, and transforming it into something extraordinary. It's just so much fun! The way you feel when you've completed it, the way everything fits together when you're making it, that feeling of pride in your own abilities! So here goes my...
By: Alexander Dumbhead

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Mon, 3 Sep 2012 06:19:15 PDT
Lite Brite LED clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lite-Brite-LED-clock/
Lite Brite LED clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/HS53/H4VQKZWK/F73HS53H4VQKZWK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/HS53/H4VQKZWK/F73HS53H4VQKZWK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F73/HS53/H4VQKZWK/F73HS53H4VQKZWK.SMALL.jpg meanpc Lite Brite pegs look like LED's don't they?  That's what I though the other day after working on an LED cube for a few hours.  I happened to see my daughter's Lite Brite sitting there, and I looked at the pile of LED's on my desk.  What a perfect match! In this instructable I will show you how to m...
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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 16:41:25 PDT
Dr. Who Inspired Desk Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Dr-Who-Inspired-Desk-Clock/
Dr. Who Inspired Desk Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/X0AR/H1YONG91/FMVX0ARH1YONG91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/X0AR/H1YONG91/FMVX0ARH1YONG91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMV/X0AR/H1YONG91/FMVX0ARH1YONG91.SMALL.jpg ChrysN I've done quite a few clock related instructables lately and I find that when I'm working on one clock I get an idea for another one (at this rate I'll have a home full of clocks).  So the latest idea I had was to make a back lit desk clock.  The idea was incubating for a while and I guess while wat...
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Sun, 13 May 2012 14:27:04 PDT
Mechanical CPU Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-CPU-Clock/
Mechanical CPU Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/TMNH/H0OJ3RO3/FKWTMNHH0OJ3RO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/TMNH/H0OJ3RO3/FKWTMNHH0OJ3RO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKW/TMNH/H0OJ3RO3/FKWTMNHH0OJ3RO3.SMALL.jpg lelazary The Mechanical CPU Clock shows the basic building blocks of a CPU (ALU, buses,RAM,registers, and a Control Unit). It executes a set of instructions which will emulate a simple wall clock. The inspiration for this project came from trying to teach my son and daughter about how a computer works (i...
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Sun, 15 Apr 2012 23:45:59 PDT
Hard drive platter clock. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-drive-platter-clock./
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Sat, 30 Dec 2006 22:23:49 PST
Lamina Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Lamina-Nixie-Clock/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 11:07:00 PDT
Arduino Chicken Coop Controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chicken-Coop-Controller/
Arduino Chicken Coop Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/L1TW/H045ZMTQ/FSJL1TWH045ZMTQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/L1TW/H045ZMTQ/FSJL1TWH045ZMTQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSJ/L1TW/H045ZMTQ/FSJL1TWH045ZMTQ.SMALL.jpg Robot-Chicken Over the last few years my family has been keeping ex-battery hens - they are about 18 months old and have had a horrendous life kept cooped up in small cages in large warehouses.  As much as we love these little bundles of joys and eggs it can be a drudge getting up in the early morning letting the...
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Thu, 5 Apr 2012 08:56:59 PDT