[RndTbl] transistor wall-clock
mashfiend at gmx.com
Mon Oct 19 10:51:56 CDT 2015
why stop there use a sun dial
On 15-10-19 09:45 AM, Gilbert E. Detillieux wrote:
> As long as you're going to pay too much for retro technology, why stop
> at transistors & 7-segment LED's?... Go for his Nixie tube clock!
> On 17/10/2015 4:36 PM, Trevor Cordes wrote:
>> Off-topic, but cool:
>> A guy selling kits to make a all-parts-exposed digital wall clock that
>> uses *no ICs* and *no crystals*. You build it yourself, 1250 parts to
>> solder onto a custom board. Too pricey for me, otherwise I'd love to
>> one together.
>> ICYW, I dug around the FAQ and he is cheating a bit: he's using the 60Hz
>> of the AC as a timer source.
>> Hmm, since it plus into AC, does that mean touching some parts of the
>> exposed circuits might give you a nice zap?
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