June 24, 2010 AT 3:00 pm

Multimeter Clock – Styled after the Simpson 260 Multimeter

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Multimeter Clock – Styled after the Simpson 260 Multimeter! Alan writes –

I had great fun working on a cool Multimeter Clock project which got picked up by Design News for their Gadget Freak series. I thought it would be cool to have a clock that looks like an old Simpson 260 multimeter. The clock consists of three multimeters, the first meter displays hours, the second displays minutes and the last displays seconds. A 16F628A PIC microcontroller keeps track of time and outputs a calculated current to each meter to display the current time.

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  1. Nice work, Alan!

  2. Thanks John!

  3. Philip Gamblin

    sort of a twist on the “current” time.

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