LEGO “digital clock” via Bruce.
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I’m thinking the digits use a mechanism similar to the tumblers on a combination lock.
I see a lot of projects using these complex Lego parts, gears, motors etc. But I have been unable to find a place that actually describes whare parts like this can be found and how to buy them. Maybe Adafruit can do a tutorial on how to develop with this Lego stuff and maybe even source some of the parts.
Maybe it’s just me. But from time to time I see some amazingly complex Lego design on the Web, then Google around looking for a catalog or some-such for all these parts. But I haven’t been able to find a decent source.