Enclosure for a super accurate Arduino GPS clock. Basic description and sketch here:
I expanded this with a charger, Lipo, on/off switch and a touch toggle switch.
Added the Lipo to be able to carry this around as GPS signal inside the house may be difficult to find at any given time. The display seems to draw a fair amount of current so the lipo lasts about 36 to 48 hours on a full charge. Had an antenna cable around, but this seems not to be necessary.
Adafruit 0.56″ 4-Digit 7-Segment Display w/I2C
Adafruit Metro Mini 328
Adafruit Ultimate GPS Breakout
PowerBoost 1000 Charger
Standalone Toggle Capacitive Touch Sensor Breakout – AT42QT1012
Lithium Ion Cylindrical Battery – 3.7v 2200mAh
5.85x8mm Latching Type Miniature DPDT PushButton Switch – Flat Head
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