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Jul 20th 2017

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LED Clock Build Part 2

3D printing your own clock using LED's and an Arduino!
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Category: Help & How To
We continue building a custom 3D printed clock.
 
Let's break down what we need to represent time:
  • We're doing a 24-time display with LED's representing minutes, seconds and hours.
  • We need 5 different "time divisions"
    • Seconds
    • Minutes
    • Minutes X 10
    • Hours
    • Hours x 10
  • For example: (Midnight // 12:31 // 10:42pm)
 
Parts:
  1. WS2812 5050 - 60 LED Ring ~$13
  2. 50pcs Geekcreit WS2812 LED ~$8
  3. Jumper Leads ~$3
  4. 30AWG Silicone Wire (Red/Black/White) ~$3
3D Printed parts:
  1. LED Ring Assembly
  2. Ring Frame
  3. LED x9 Holder (x2)
  4. LED x6 Holder
  5. LED x2 Holder
  6. LED x9 Back (x2)
  7. LED x6 Back
  8. LED x2 Back
 
Tools:
  1. Soldering Kit
  2. Wire Strippers/Snips
  3. Dremel Tool (or sandpaper)
 
 

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