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Jared Boone, of ShareBrained Technology, was kind enough to send me a brand-new Chronulator 2.0 kit. It’s an Arduino-compliant analog clock (or anything you want) that uses panel meters as the display. I’ve written up a full review for MAKE volume 17 (verdict: great kit).

This is a photo I took of the clock I built. I used a cigar box for a case, mounted the board on top, and printed some stock clock faces for the meters (I’m dying to redesign those to match the lovely Romeo Y Julieta typography when I get some time). My more pressing modification is to add some LEDs for face illumination.

Chronulator 2.0 kit

John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park

John Edgar Park likes to make things and tell people about it. He works in CG animation at DisneyToon Studios and writes for Make, Boing Boing, and other places online and in print. You can find him at and twitter @johnedgarpark — if you like that sort of thing.