Ambient Real Time Clock
9+COMPONENTS AND SUPPLIES
|Arduino Nano R3||×||1|
|Real Time Clock (RTC)||×||1|
|Linear Regulator (7805)||×||1|
|SparkFun LilyPad Rainbow LED (strip of 7 colors)||×||1|
NECESSARY TOOLS AND MACHINES
|Soldering iron (generic)|
APPS AND ONLINE SERVICES
ABOUT THIS PROJECT
Ambient Lightning Real-Time Clock
I made this Clock because I have a addressable LED strip laying around and I want to use it. Then I saw my room doesn’t have a good Clock that matches its walls. So I Decided to make a Clock which can change its colors according to users mood or wall color.
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I firstly took a 24 x 15 inch plywood board.
Cut LED strip into pieces and paste them on the board
Then After soldering them I cover the whole with a black chart paper
Then paste a thermocoal sheet on top of it and cut the thermocoal with a sharp cutter in shape of 4 seven segment displays along with two holes in center.
Then made my circuit ready using circuits diagram given below
and pasted this all behind the board.
I also ordered a custom pcb for the same from https://jlcpcb.com they provide best pcb prototypes for lowest price from china and ship worldwide fast and secure.
after soldering all my components on my board I removed the breadboard and fixed everything behind the board and covered front section using a thin translucent trace paper.
The clock looks awesome and increase the beauty of wall. customization colors make it perfect for any wall.
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Ambient Real Time Clock by RoboCircuits C/C++
Ambient Real Time Clock by RoboCircuits