Transforming an old HDD into a clock

Posted on Monday, Sep 19 2005 @ 03:35 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Ever wondered what to do with your old hard drives? Well Alan had a pretty original idea, he turned a hard drive into a clock.
Have an old hard drive that no longer works? As long as it still spins up chances are you could build a clock out of your old hard drive!

You will need some electronic knowledge, some common electronic components and a bit of patience. The clock that is produced isn’t exactly practical since most hard drives (especially older ones) are too loud for a clock that is to operate 24 hours a day.
Check out the full article at Allan's Electronic Projects.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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