Instructables: exploring - technology - Clock http://www.instructables.com Sat, 28 Feb 2015 15:06:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Solar Powered Arduino Clock! http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Arduino-Clock/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 03:25:23 PST
Dr. Steam’s STEAMPUNK Clockwork Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Dr-Steams-STEAMPUNK-Clockwork-Machine/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:39:19 PST
FPGAs: Top Level Design, Finite State Machines (FSMs), and GPIO http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGAs-Top-Level-Design-Finite-State-Machines-FSMs-/
FPGAs: Top Level Design, Finite State Machines (FSMs), and GPIO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/2N2D/I5WCU85W/F142N2DI5WCU85W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/2N2D/I5WCU85W/F142N2DI5WCU85W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/2N2D/I5WCU85W/F142N2DI5WCU85W.SMALL.jpg N.fletch Note to the reader: The video below covers both the concept, and goes step by step with you with full explanation. However the layout of this Instructable is a bit different. Most of the first steps cover JUST concept, and is not step by step. If you want to flash your FPGA board using just the Inst...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 15:05:51 PST
Groundhog Day Alarm Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Groundhog-Day-Alarm-Clock/
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Sun, 1 Feb 2015 08:30:20 PST
Arduino Binary clock using LED Matrix http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Binary-clock-using-LED-Matrix/
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:40:43 PST
Militarize Your G-shock Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Militarize-Your-G-shock-Watch/
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:39:28 PST
Huge wood nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Huge-wood-nixie-clock/
Huge wood nixie clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/BWAH/I58I9YHT/FRLBWAHI58I9YHT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/BWAH/I58I9YHT/FRLBWAHI58I9YHT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/BWAH/I58I9YHT/FRLBWAHI58I9YHT.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi As many of you have already understood, I'm a bit nixie-addicted.This is my third nixie clock, and as for previous ones its making process has been fully documented into an instructable, so that everybody with patience and a few tools can build it.WARNING: the circuit raises the voltage to deadly 30...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 13:52:58 PST
Analog Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Analog-Word-Clock/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:52:16 PST
Hyper Terra http://www.instructables.com/id/Hyper-Terra/
Hyper Terra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/62VL/I504VH02/FA162VLI504VH02.SMALL.jpg gabrieldunne "Hyper Terra" is a projection-mapped sculpture with an integrated projector, computer, and power supply. The sculpture is a mountain with simulated solar and lunar lighting that can be set up with any lat/long on Earth and a point in time. The graphics software has controls for time advancement towa...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 16:33:09 PST
Arduino Temperature and Humidity logger with DHT11 and I2C Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Temperature-and-Humidity-logger-with-DHT11/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:00:51 PST
Worlds Slowest Electric Car http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-Slowest-Electric-Car/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 04:40:55 PST
CNC Solid Wood Universal Alarm Clock Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Solid-Wood-Universal-Alarm-Clock-Dock/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 17:48:35 PST
The go the f* to sleep guardian angel project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-go-the-f-to-sleep-guardian-angel-project/
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 02:54:39 PST
Steampunk LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-LED-Clock/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:55:08 PST
Sound activated Light for the Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-activated-Light-for-the-Clock/
Sound activated Light for the Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/YC65/I4CMJBEJ/FMAYC65I4CMJBEJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/YC65/I4CMJBEJ/FMAYC65I4CMJBEJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/YC65/I4CMJBEJ/FMAYC65I4CMJBEJ.SMALL.jpg ShakeTheFuture Have you ever knocked something over only because you wanted to check the time at night?You wake up in the middle of the night wondering what time it is.What if your alarm did not work and you have slept in!In winter months when it's dark outside, it's easy to get confused.I don't like LCD type of c...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 08:56:00 PST
Antimatter Excavator/Alarm Clock/Movie Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/Antimatter-ExcavatorAlarm-ClockMovie-Prop/
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:56:46 PST
TimeRuler http://www.instructables.com/id/TimeRuler/
TimeRuler - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWK/9GB1/I49RRH5D/FWK9GB1I49RRH5D.SMALL.jpg glazur TimeRuler is a time-space measuring tool, using light-painting technique. It can be used for fun, for measuring high speed movement in different sports or as an educational device for schools. What you need:Arduino UNO, or similar13 pcs. 3V ultra bright dome LEDjump wiremini breadboard9V batteryplyw...
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Tue, 30 Dec 2014 13:52:52 PST
How to Wind a Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Wind-a-Clock/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:59:14 PST
NeoPixel Clock with SparkCore Internet Button Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/NeoPixel-Clock-with-SparkCore-Internet-Button-Shie/
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:44:38 PST
Steampunk data medium http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-data-medium/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:24:48 PST
LED - Mega Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Mega-Clock/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:24:52 PST
Wine o'clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wine-oclock/
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 13:06:30 PST
Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Clock/
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:26:33 PST
3D Printed Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Word-Clock/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:46:42 PST
Orologio da tavolo a forma di bomba http://www.instructables.com/id/Orologio-da-tavolo-a-forma-di-bomba/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 15:48:43 PST
Make an awesome clock from Sugru + Twigs http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-awesome-clock-from-Sugru-Twigs/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 02:04:13 PST
Steampunk Grandmother clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Grandmother-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:23:39 PST
IN-12 nixie clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IN-12-nixie-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:01:13 PST
Dire Bomb-like Timer (v2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bomb-like-Timer-V2/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:02:25 PST
How To Make A Wooden Clock. ***Update for all who asked*** http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Wooden-Clock/
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 19:03:42 PST
Controlling a 7 segment 4 digit display with a Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-a-7-segment-4-digit-display-with-a-Ras/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 13:53:05 PST
Recycled Hard Drive Clock - FuneLab http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Hard-Drive-Clock-FuneLab/
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 07:08:44 PST
Abbey Road Record Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Abbey-Road-Record-Clock/
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Sun, 2 Nov 2014 18:30:31 PST
ArduinoBlueTooth(NotSoSmart)Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoBlueToothNotSoSmartWatch/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 14:35:58 PDT
Daily Standup Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Daily-Standup-Timer/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 12:55:19 PDT
Colorful Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Colorful-Clock/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 19:43:18 PDT
Making Time Run Backwards, The Reverse Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Time-Run-Backwards-The-Reverse-Clock/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 09:01:20 PDT
Wood digital clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-digital-clock/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 09:36:06 PDT
Personalised Word Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Personalised-Word-Clock/
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 04:42:28 PDT
Reviving a Vintage Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Reviving-a-Vintage-Clock/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 06:52:00 PDT
DIY - Analog Projection Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Analog-Projection-Clock-1/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 06:16:17 PDT
Ice Cube Clock ^3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Ice-Cube-Clock-3/
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Tue, 7 Oct 2014 20:32:09 PDT
Solar Powered Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Clock-1/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 23:10:53 PDT
How to make a Calandar-Clock mix in batch code http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Calandar-Clock-mix-in-batch-code/
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 18:20:49 PDT
The Electro-Mechanical Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electro-Mechanical-Clock/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:43:49 PDT
Arduino TFT Color Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-TFT-Color-Clock/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:28:45 PDT
How to make an auto-brewing coffee maker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-auto-brewing-coffee-maker/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:40:26 PDT
A 'Green' Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Green-Clock/
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 11:05:21 PDT
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) http://www.instructables.com/id/Hard-Disk-Clock-HDD-Clock-with-Arduino-Uno/
Hard Disk Clock (HDD Clock with Arduino Uno) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNH/O1E7/HZIH7XLJ/FNHO1E7HZIH7XLJ.SMALL.jpg ACVoltage This is a fun project that can be done easily and also cheaply. In this instructable we will explain step by step how to make this beautiful POV clock.Used material: Arduino Uno, Tiny RTC modul, ULN 2003, IR diode and IR transistor (used like a sensor, more details in next steps) 4 pushbuttons (...
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Thu, 4 Sep 2014 07:40:58 PDT
Wordclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Wordclock/
Wordclock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KEC9/HZJOBQBU/FW1KEC9HZJOBQBU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KEC9/HZJOBQBU/FW1KEC9HZJOBQBU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW1/KEC9/HZJOBQBU/FW1KEC9HZJOBQBU.SMALL.jpg wouterdevinck Ever since first seeing QLOCKTWO by Biegert & Funk a couple of years ago, I have wanted a word clock on my living room wall. The original, however, somewhat exceeds my yearly clock budget, so I started looking for alternatives.The internet is riddled with DIY and commercial versions of this type of ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:32:05 PDT