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Observatory Clock


Images of the testing phase and build phase of my Observatory Clock are here:

The usual description will follow soon.


- 8 digit 3 inch 7-segment display
- 8 8x8 LED matrix displays for alphanumeric display
- Arduino Duemillanove (2009) microcontroller
- RTC (Real Time Clock) module (keeps track of time while clock is off)
- external NMEA GPS receiver (to get accurate time and local coordinates)
- IR remote control
- LDR (light sensor) automatically adjusts display brighness (software controlled)
- vibration alarm using rumble pad (game controller) motors
- 4 status LEDs