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January 6, 2010
News - Enginursday: Battle of th…
about 3 years ago
The 1307 that I put into a standalone clock project loses a couple minutes per month. It's a little annoying to have to adjust it that frequently.
News - Finding an Enclosure for …
about 5 years ago
When I built my Nixie clock, I searched architectural salvage as well as some of the places you mentioned. There were a ton of great potential enclosures there. I didn't find exactly what I was looking for though and went a different route I'm somewhat surprised you didn't mention: I built it!
The main construction was oak panels from the local hardware store. I wanted a metal grating for the window and had to search far and wide for scrap (talked to metal workers in the area, visited the scrap yard...) and ended up with a vent from a piece of exercise equipment.
It's a whole lot more work this way, but the end result can be perfectly suited and truly unique.
Anyone interested: https://plus.google.com/113825690086131396297/posts/3YxUHktmzoH
about 7 years ago
I can't recommend this. I tried it and the encoder broke under the pressure. If you have your heart set on the 10001 knob, you'll want to drill out the knob a bit more and use some glue.
Update: I drilled my 10001 knob out at 15/64ths inch, and now it press-fits great on the shaft of the (replacement) encoder. I probably won't even glue it.
News - New Product Friday: Brigh…
about 7 years ago
Yep; I've got the same issue. Even the usual line breaks are gone now.
about 8 years ago
With a bit of filing, this fits nicely in the area reserved for the ethernet port in the PRT-10088 Arduino Project Enclosure.
No public wish lists :(