In the Maker Shed: Solder Time Watch Kit

Michael Castor

I am the Evangelist for the Maker Shed. It seems that there is no limit to my making interests. I'm a tinkerer at heart and have a passion for solving problems and figuring out how things work. When not working for Make I can be found falling off my unicycle, running in adverse weather conditions, skiing down the nearest hill, restoring vintage motorcycles, or working on my car.

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By Michael Castor

I am the Evangelist for the Maker Shed. It seems that there is no limit to my making interests. I'm a tinkerer at heart and have a passion for solving problems and figuring out how things work. When not working for Make I can be found falling off my unicycle, running in adverse weather conditions, skiing down the nearest hill, restoring vintage motorcycles, or working on my car.

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The Solder:Time Watch Kit is a Maker Shed favorite for several reasons; it’s simple, it’s functional, and it looks great!  The watch comes unassembled and includes a laser cut acrylic enclosure and wrist strap. The bright red LED display is driven by a PIC16 using a Dallas DS1337+ RTC chip for accurate time keeping. The time is displayed on demand for increased battery life but can be jumpered for always on use. If you’re looking for a great conversation starter, this is it! It seems that every time I wear mine in public people can’t help but ask me where I got it. Of course I tell them “I made it!”

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