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Category: Timepieces

Waveshape Binary Clock Has Glitches for Laymen

Waveshape Binary Clock Has Glitches for Laymen
If binary timepieces aren’t geeky enough for you, check out this clock by Hack A Day community member Voja Antonic. Not only does it tell the time in binary, it depicts the digits as square waves.

3D Printed Tourbillon Watch: 4D Printing

3D Printed Tourbillon Watch: 4D Printing
Last month, we checked out a 3D printed sundial that mimicked a digital display. Here’s another clever timepiece courtesy of Thingiverse member Christoph Laimer – a mechanical watch with a tourbillon. With the exception of its fasteners – pins, screws and washers – all of the watch’s parts were 3D printed.

Azimuth SP-1 Crazy Rider Watch: Born to be Dialed

Azimuth SP-1 Crazy Rider Watch: Born to be Dialed
Azimuth’s SP-1 Crazy Rider watch is clearly designed for the motorcycle enthusiast. It has a motorcycle-style chain drive at its heart. The chain is wrapped around a pair of sprockets on the dial and that’s what drives the whole thing.

DIY 3D Printed Digital Sundial: Glow-in-the-light

DIY 3D Printed Digital Sundial: Glow-in-the-light
Nearly all sundials tell the time by using a gnomon’s shadow as the hour hand. But this very cool sundial by Thingiverse member Mojoptix displays the time like a digital timepiece. Mojoptix used OpenSCAD to design a gnomon with many tiny holes.

Voltmeter Analog Alarm Clock: Stay Current

Voltmeter Analog Alarm Clock: Stay Current
Here’s a clock that will fit right into an electronics enthusiast’s workshop. Made by Awkward Engineer, the AWK-105AL is an alarm clock that looks like an analog voltmeter. The AWK-105AL is an improved version of Awkward Engineer’s first voltmeter clock, the AWK-105.

Super Mario Bros. Watch Is Super Expensive

Super Mario Bros. Watch Is Super Expensive
This watch is for serious hardcore, no-nonsense, complete a Super Mario Bros. speed-run in 4 seconds, Mario fans. Everyone else should turn back now, because this watch is crazy expensive and will just leave you feeling sad that you don’t have a spare $18,950(USD) to buy one.

Star Wars Engraved Wood Clocks: This One, A Long Time You Will Watch

Star Wars Engraved Wood Clocks: This One, A Long Time You Will Watch
Inked and Screened is known for making patent diagram posters of popular objects. But for the holidays, the shop is making limited edition wooden wall clocks based on Star Wars’ characters and vehicles. Each clock measures about 14″x 10″ and is individually laser-engraved and cut.

ThinkGeek Chromatic LED Color Spectrum Clock: 2015: A Time Odyssey

ThinkGeek Chromatic LED Color Spectrum Clock: 2015: A Time Odyssey
Time is a flat rainbow with ThinkGeek’s Chromatic wall clock. It has 60 RGB LEDs and six ways to show time, all of which are less efficient but also more entertaining than clocks that are not on shrooms.

The Wakeup Machine Wakes You with a Slap

The Wakeup Machine Wakes You with a Slap
Simone Giertz has created an alarm clock that slaps you in the face to ensure you wake up. Great invention. This is what I need, because I just want to sleep and hit the snooze button 20 times after the alarm goes off.

Epson Star Wars Smart Canvas Watch: The E-ink Strikes Back

Epson Star Wars Smart Canvas Watch: The E-ink Strikes Back
Smartwatches may be the next big thing, but in Japan Epson appears to be making a killing off of its Smart Canvas, a line of limited edition wristwatches with E-ink screens and licensed pop culture themes.

DIY Wristwatch Phone: Watchie-Talkie

DIY Wristwatch Phone: Watchie-Talkie
A few months ago, we featured Instructables employee DJ aka Aleator777’s Apple II Watch. He recently shared another impressive retro watch, one that’s arguably more useful than the current Apple Watch. He calls it the Communicator Watch, because it’s also a GSM cell phone.

Nixie Radian Analog Tube Clock: Time is a Spiked Circle

Nixie Radian Analog Tube Clock: Time is a Spiked Circle
Most nixie tube clocks are based on tubes that show numerals. Tungsten Customs is no stranger to such clocks, but its latest product uses nixie tubes to create an analog-style digital clock. The Nixie Radian’s IN-9 bargraph tubes serve as the clock’s hour and minute hand.

The $28,500 Star Wars Watch

The $28,500 Star Wars Watch
I think we just found the most expensive new piece of Star Wars merchandise yet. If the $28,500 sticker price shocks you, at least they’re throwing in a pair of cufflinks for free. So that makes it totally worth it.

DRIVE Watch: Time for a Different Kind of Watch Design

DRIVE Watch: Time for a Different Kind of Watch Design
The DRIVE watch is as manly as wristwatches get. One look at this timepiece, and there is no question about it. This watch was made for a man. It’s all about speed and power. There is no mistaking Gus Petrikas’ design concept for anything other than what it is.

Killing Time Takes on a New Meaning with the Arachnophobia Timepiece

Killing Time Takes on a New Meaning with the Arachnophobia Timepiece
If you can’t stand spiders, you might want to pass on this creepy yet amazing spider-inspired timepiece called the Arachnophobia. It was created by luxury watchmaker MB&F, because why not? It basically looks like a giant mechanical spider that runs on the power of your soul.

Review: Microsoft Band Smartwatch and Fitness Tracker

Review: Microsoft Band Smartwatch and Fitness Tracker
For the longest time, I thought of Microsoft primarily as a software company. But over the last couple of years, they’ve released some really good hardware that can keep up with the best players in the market.