Instructables: exploring - technology - Clock http://www.instructables.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:03 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Temp, Humid and Time + Date on OLED Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Temp-Humid-and-Time-Date-on-OLED-Display/
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 02:20:36 PDT
Master Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Master-Clock/
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 02:45:15 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
The Extension of DIY Clock :Electronic Calender of Pen Holder Shape http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Extension-of-DIY-Clock-Electronic-Calender-of-/
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 23:44:12 PDT
Soda Powered Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Soda-Powered-Light/
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:20:10 PDT
Arduino based clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-based-clock/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 14:21:27 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
Method and apparatus for mass-synchronizing clocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Method-and-apparatus-for-mass-synchronizing-clocks/
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 11:21:07 PDT
Optical Illusion LED Time Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Illusion-LED-Time-Table/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5U/46Y4/HSG26U8A/F5U46Y4HSG26U8A.SMALL.jpg NelsonStudios Bend time to your will with this fun illuminated clock table!  The diffuser creates an illusion where time itself seems to twist and churn as you look at it.  The LED ring makes it look as if there is a laser pyramid rising from the table top... except that when you reach for it it flips around and ...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 08:49:19 PST
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
Grandfather Clock Media Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Grandfather-Clock-Media-Center/
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 11:00:21 PST
Digital Clock by Learning Sequential Logic Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-Sequential-Logic-Design/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 10:59:18 PST
True Atmega Standalone, Running without crystal oscillator (Arduino) http://www.instructables.com/id/Atmega-Standalone-Running-without-crystal-oscillat/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:24:29 PST
DIY ClockBlock (a multipurpose rechargeable timepiece) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-ClockBlock-a-multipurpose-rechargeable-timepie/
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Tue, 18 Feb 2014 02:07:46 PST
DIY Wired Motion Detector Doorbell http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wired-Motion-Detector-Doorbell/
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 17:37:52 PST
Computer Media Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Computer-Media-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/A3VO/HREI6UVH/F6ZA3VOHREI6UVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/A3VO/HREI6UVH/F6ZA3VOHREI6UVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Z/A3VO/HREI6UVH/F6ZA3VOHREI6UVH.SMALL.jpg brookens One of the Computer Media Clocks that I made for a friend. If you think that you are a computer geek wiz, see how many of the media types that you can name.
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 13:32:52 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
In your own time! http://www.instructables.com/id/In-your-own-time/
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 05:30:42 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
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
Vibrating Timekeeper http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-Timekeeper/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 00:14:57 PST
Cords Wall Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Cords-Wall-Clock/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 11:20:51 PST
Old instrument cluster USB clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Old-instrument-cluster-USB-clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/WU5L/HPRIB5GF/F7ZWU5LHPRIB5GF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/WU5L/HPRIB5GF/F7ZWU5LHPRIB5GF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7Z/WU5L/HPRIB5GF/F7ZWU5LHPRIB5GF.SMALL.jpg Benas Here is a clock made from an old instrument cluster (1992 Seat Toledo). Since it was a on and off project I don't have the step by step instructions with pictures. But the idea is pretty straight forward Since the cluster was "as is" had to fiddle around to test if it does work at all. For some re...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 12:16:18 PST
Bedside clock from watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-clock-from-watch/
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 18:38:19 PST
Laser Clock - This Clock is ARMED WITH LIGHT http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Clock-This-Analog-Clock-is-ARMED-WITH-LIGHT/
Laser Clock - This Clock is ARMED WITH LIGHT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/EEC5/HPAUWDAC/FDJEEC5HPAUWDAC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/EEC5/HPAUWDAC/FDJEEC5HPAUWDAC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/EEC5/HPAUWDAC/FDJEEC5HPAUWDAC.SMALL.jpg gallionstallion This is a simple, yet effective tutorial on how to replace the arms of a clock with a line laser.  This is a quick gen 1, but future generations could make this an awesome little clock. This is what you'll need: - line laser (http://dx.com/p/red-laser-module-focused-line-3-5v-4-5v-16mm-5mw-5928?sou...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 10:53:27 PST
Building an Alternative LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-an-Alternative-LED-Clock/
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:17:48 PST
Balloon Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Balloon-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/FVE8/HP9NH414/FOAFVE8HP9NH414.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/FVE8/HP9NH414/FOAFVE8HP9NH414.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOA/FVE8/HP9NH414/FOAFVE8HP9NH414.SMALL.jpg BaronVonSquidFace The balloon clock is an experiment that explores a different way to tell time.  The clock inflates a balloon when you want to take a break or snooze. In about ten minutes the balloon fully inflates and pops.  This project is still in experiment mode, and needs to be tweak to get it working prope...
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Mon, 16 Dec 2013 06:17:59 PST
Tidal Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Tidal-Clock/
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 18:27:01 PST
Making an Arduino RTC Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Arduino-RTC-Shield/
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 05:06:07 PST
Getting rid of the auto-dim on a clock radio http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-rid-of-the-auto-dim-on-a-clock-radio/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 11:47:28 PST
Potato Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Potato-Clock-1/
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Mon, 2 Dec 2013 02:02:25 PST
EL Wristo http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wristo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/NGI5/HO234K80/FFLNGI5HO234K80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/NGI5/HO234K80/FFLNGI5HO234K80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/NGI5/HO234K80/FFLNGI5HO234K80.SMALL.jpg janth I got some electroluminescent stuff for an exercise for http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/mcp1314 to play around, which leads to another thing that didn't work well :-) The goal was to make a tron-style clock/wristband (made your own display out of a plain electroluminesence sheet, which i've forgotten...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:16:02 PST
Digital Alarm Clock Using 7 Segment Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Clock-on-7-Segment-Display/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCJ/J3DD/HNXRTTA8/FCJJ3DDHNXRTTA8.SMALL.jpg zx lee This project has a few basic functions which is clock display, countdown timer, stopwatch, temperature display and time settings. The controller used in this project is an Arduino Uno made by myself on a PCB. The 7 segment display uses 74HC595 Shift Register to create more outputs and control each ...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 10:15:55 PST
IV-11 VFD Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/IV-11-VFD-Clock/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 13:03:23 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
Create yourself a clock with temperature sensor, battery sensor and alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-yourself-a-clock-with-temperature-sensor-ba/
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 20:44:17 PDT
7 segment clock with temperature display [ds18b20 and 5 digit display] http://www.instructables.com/id/7-segment-clock-with-temperature-display-ds18b20-a/
7 segment clock with temperature display [ds18b20 and 5 digit display] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/FJ1L/HMWVZ6Y7/F0LFJ1LHMWVZ6Y7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/FJ1L/HMWVZ6Y7/F0LFJ1LHMWVZ6Y7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0L/FJ1L/HMWVZ6Y7/F0LFJ1LHMWVZ6Y7.SMALL.jpg Jestin_Cubetech 5 digit seven  segment clock with temperature display. PIC16F877A based  clock   1, High-precision  temperature sensor   ds18b20 2, ds1307 RTC 3, 4 switches, easy time adjust option 4, alternating temperature and time display method 5, pic16f877a micro-controller 6, half hour notification  - singl...
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Wed, 23 Oct 2013 09:02:11 PDT
Arduino Chessclock http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Chessclock/
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Sat, 5 Oct 2013 08:44:14 PDT
Epilog Laser etched clock with photo http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-etched-clock-with-photo/
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Thu, 3 Oct 2013 22:33:01 PDT
DIY pool table wall clock. http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-pool-table-wall-clock/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 21:12:01 PDT
Walnut Wall Clock, with a splash of geek http://www.instructables.com/id/Walnut-Wall-Clock-with-a-splash-of-geek/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 08:57:00 PDT
The Steampunk Pendulum Clock of the Airship Pirate http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Pendulum-Clock-of-the-Airship-Pirate/
The Steampunk Pendulum Clock of the Airship Pirate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/8E85/HLSH8SP9/FI58E85HLSH8SP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/8E85/HLSH8SP9/FI58E85HLSH8SP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/8E85/HLSH8SP9/FI58E85HLSH8SP9.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear followers and friends This time I present you a small project without any electronics... everything is running mechanically! The Steampunk Pendulum Clock of the Airship Pirate: The old Junghans clockwork from 1912 The old watch is a Junghans from 1912 from Germany. I f...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:36:14 PDT
Linux hints. http://www.instructables.com/id/Linux-hints/
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 19:50:27 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