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Digital Clock Needs 48 Analog Hands to Tells Time


It took me a second to figure out what was going on when I first got a look at this table full of analog clocks. But once I stood back from my screen, I realized that none of the clocks have the correct time and the whole thing is a macro timepiece that tells the time using 24 individual clocks.


Created by Swedish designers Humans Since 1982, the Clock Clock installation features 48 electronically-controlled analog clock hands which automatically rotate into the proper positions to form a giant digital display.


Here’s a video of Clock Clock in action to give you a better idea of how it works:

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If you happen to be in Sweden this summer, the Clock Clock will be on display at the Röhsska Design Museum June through mid-August 2009.


Brilliant idea. Maybe someday they’ll build a miniature version I can put up on my mantle.

[via dezeen]

Comments (4):

  1. Sarreq Teryx says:

    why not a second hand also??

  2. The Baron says:

    Thats the most impressive weird clock ive seen in a long time.

  3. Stu says:

    What the hell’s going on at 13:28?

  4. bn says:

    I guess they didnt figure out how to make a NUmber 8

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