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Ping-Pong wall clock looks great
posted February 3 2011 8:17.47 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Last year, we featured a wall monitor made of ping-pong balls cut in half. It was an awesome hack and a great idea. Ping-pong balls were cut in half to perform diffusers for the hidden LEDs underneath. Here is another ping-pong ball hack used as display pixels. This time, the balls are kept spherical. This hack was made by Mike Szczys from Hack a Day. Based on the ATMega8 and on the DS3232 RTC chip, he made this nice large wall clock. Keeping the balls spherical gives a nice 3D-effect!




[Link: hackaday]
Tags: crazy hack   electronic project   clock   diy   microcontroller   avr   
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