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meter clock prototype Analog Chronometer

Here is another nice analog clock that one of our readers sent in. [Thanks Fluffy] The website documents the entire build, including the difficulties of finding old meters and working with a Bakelite.

Last March I was bored and decided to build a clock using analog meters. My idea was to use three analog meters with scales that went from 1-12, 0-59, and 0-59 and indicated hours, minutes, and seconds respectively. Although it’d look analog I planned to use a microcontroller to do the heavy lifting.

Read more about making an Analog Chronometer

Marc de Vinck

I’m currently working full time as the Dexter F. Baker Professor of Practice in Creativity in the Masters of Engineering in Technical Entrepreneurship Program at Lehigh University. I’m also an avid product designer, kit maker, author, father, tinkerer, and member of the MAKE Technical Advisory board.

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