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An Internet Speedometer With A Dekatron

, like most of us, is fascinated with the earlier ways of counting and controlling electrons. At a hacker convention, he found an old Dekatron tube hooked up to a simple spinner circuit. 238 more words


Nixie Tube Speedometer In Motorcycle Handlebars

The handlebars of this Honda CL175 ended up being perfect for holding two Nixie tubes which serve as the speedometer. There are two circular cavities on the front fork tree which are the same size as the Nixies. 153 more words

Transportation Hacks

Instrument Cluster Clock Gets The Show On The Road

While driving around one day, noticed that the numbers and dials on a speedometer would be a pretty great medium for a clock build. This was his first project using a microcontroller, and with no time to lose he got his hands on the instrument cluster from a Fiat and… 264 more words


DIY Speedometer.

Time for another update, and this time, I thought that I will share with you, my homemade speedometer. Using a photo-diode, a LED, a BC547-transistor, and a few resistors. 325 more words


GPS mobile apps

This week I have installed two apps from Windows Phone Store which are related to location/GPS.

FREE GPS Speedometer: I come to know about this kind of apps late. 204 more words


Repackaging the electronics

The next task on the road to an electronic speedometer in the original CB450 housing is to repackage the electronics.

I removed the original electro-mechanical speedometer/odometer/trip components from the internal mounting cage (I failed to take photos of this process) and lightly modified the cage so I could mount the electronics: 309 more words