, 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
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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
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