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Wireless home router with analog utilization meter

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Radiorental made an amazing wireless home router with analog utilization meter…

I grew up in and around boats making wiring looms and control panels, and have a collection of gauges & dials that would normally be found connected to small marine diesel engines.

Today I work as a designer building interfaces to networking equipment. As such, I like re-using the old analogue gauges to display network information in a more human readable analogue form. Tying my past to the present to some degree.

I used a 3″ rev counter, simple clean design, that came of one of the boats my dad owned when I was a kid and wired it in to a wireless router I had lying around at work.

The rev counter is a rough approximation of the traffic utilization between my home network and the internet.

Wireless home router with analogue utilisation meter – Link.

4 thoughts on “Wireless home router with analog utilization meter

  1. That’s way cooler than what I’ve been planning to do. I have a wireless router that I plan to hide in a mantle clock. The end result would look quite similar to this! I have all the parts, I just need to find the time. Perhaps this summer. Then again, that’s what I always say.

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