For those who would rather look at their wall for the time than their screen, these 8 cool clocks are made from upcycled computer parts.Continue Reading
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Rulof Maker decided to build his own microphone using parts from a hard drive and an old paper speaker. The end contraption looks great.Continue Reading
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While clocks made out of dead hard drives area wonderful use for discarded hardware, here is a much more interesting hard drive clock brought to us by [Bob Alexander] and a 1970s era Honeywell computer.
In the 60s, 70s, and 80s, computers didn’t have small removable hard drives like we do today. Instead, the hard drive was an entirely separate unit that contained large platters – 14 inches across in the case of the Honeywell 200 he used in his youth. In a fit of nostalgia for his younger years, [Bob] bought two of these 14 inch platters on the Internet to turn into clocks.Continue Reading