Our maker compatriot, Alan Parekh over at Hacked Gadgets, has made this odd but cool multimeter clock, an homage to the Simpson 260 meter, using three meters to display hours, minutes, and seconds.

Multimeter Clock – Styled after the Simpson 260 Multimeter

BTW: This project got picked up by Design News, for their Gadget Freak series. As you’ve no doubt heard by now, we’ve teamed up with Design News to do our own Gadget Freak contest. You can find out more details on our Gadget Freak Design Contest landing page.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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