Qlock3 (Word Clock) Project. by iKev & Sam (Mid 2011)
All: I submit at Kevins request.
This project started about 3 or so years ago and took about 12-15 months to complete.
So, this being said the project has long been completed.
The Project went like this:
Kev calls and requests I build a Qlock3, Qty: Build 2. Ended up building 3.
Their are so many pics. Ill have to revisit why etc for them but first Ill upload all the pics.
The Qlock3 itself: Premised on the one and only QLOCKTWO
And beautiful it is…
However… For our purposes it falls short in a couple of places. (for us that is)
1: Its too small
2: Do not really like the 4 outer leds.
More explaining to come….
The Final outcome:
How we got their.
Breadboard, Coding and lots of testing….
Having settled on a schematic:
All the PCBs and then the wiring.
Assembling the various PCB components.
The Chassis it self.
Frame is Wood. and Back panel is thermo formed ABS. Lens is Plexiglas
Interior Light cells constructed from a .075 ABS Panel water jetted to spec.
Replacement ABS for foam: