Visit the New Technabob Shop!Get Technabob in Your Mailbox! Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:

Manual Digital Clock Makes You Change the Time by Hand Every Minute

by Paul Strauss

When I first saw this clock design, I was scratching my head wondering why you’d want a clock that doesn’t keep time at all. After all, who wants a clock that you have to manually change the time on every time the minute changes?

digits_jumbo_clock_led_trainer

Then I realized that this clever LED-lookalike clock isn’t a clock at all. It’s an educational puzzle for teaching your kids how to read digital clocks. After all, analog clocks aren’t the norm these days, so why would you need to teach your children to read time on a more modern display?

digits_jumbo_clock_led_puzzle

I guess the only problem I have with the whole concept is that Digits‘ Jumbo LED clock trainer comes with a bunch of tiny little pieces that are easy to lose (and possibly swallow). And it’s not cheap either. At $100 bucks, I could probably buy myself a whole roomful of cheap digital alarm clocks and set them all to different times. The Digits Jumbo LED clock trainer is available over at Ponoko.




Comments (3):

  1. Jon says:

    This is a wonderful clock, very creative… but see it being used for businesses as well to tell customers when they are opening or closing.

    Jon @ WoodMarvels.com

  2. bbyucca says:

    A digital clock is the inspiration for http://www.timeassociation.net/ which allows you to to share associations with the numbers on the clock.

  3. Ho Bo Joe says:

    Now this is an awesome manual clock! Take a look:

    http://files.msurma.net/wykop/1120247/zegarek.php

Post a Comment:

Want a personal avatar on your comments? Sign up for a free Gravatar now!

Note: All comments with links in them will be held for moderation in order to prevent spam, so you may not see your post appear immediately.

Our Latest & Greatest Posts...

Sony Nintendo PlayStation Prototype: History Awaits

Sony Nintendo PlayStation Prototype: History Awaits

The ShelfPack Really Lets You Live out of Your Suitcase

The ShelfPack Really Lets You Live out of Your Suitcase

Predator 2 City Hunter Action Figure is Way Cooler than Danny Glover

Predator 2 City Hunter Action Figure is Way Cooler than Danny Glover

Funko POP Fifth Element Toys Have a Multipass

Funko POP Fifth Element Toys Have a Multipass

World\

World's Largest LEGO United States Flag: The Stud Spangled Banner

Win Prizes in the Technabob Shop

More from Awesomer Media...

The Awesomer Logo MightyMega Logo 95octane Logo
discussion by