I always wanted to make a so called ‘Gorgy’ Clock. You see them often in music or TV studio’s. Now I could so I bought a cheap clock at Ikea and ripped out the inside, making room for the electronics and display.
Because it was to be my bedside clock, I thought of adding some extra features such as an IR remote and barometer- humidity and temperature sensor because I love Meteorology.
When I’m awake at night, I have something to look at: temperature (min/max), barometer trend of the last 24 hours and the air pressure change rate which is a very good indication of pending bad weather.
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