This DIY digital clock takes Persistence of Vision (POV) hacking to a new level by combining the more common POV tricks based on a spinning old hard drive with a sweet digital clock display created through POV.
Watch the video above to see the clock explained by it’s maker and in action. Although the DIY guts are quite complex the premise of it is straight forward: there are LED lights under the etched disk that blink at the perfect time to shine through the numbers and create and illusion of a digital display. Hit up the link below for more details.
Jason Fitzpatrick is warranty-voiding DIYer and all around geek. When he's not documenting mods and hacks he's doing his best to make sure a generation of college students graduate knowing they should put their pants on one leg at a time and go on to greatness, just like Bruce Dickinson. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 02/22/12