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Date: 04/12/09 07:23 PM

65 Responses to LED Hard Drive Clock

  1. Profile photo of Tearon
    Tearon Male 18-29
    147 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 1:47 pm
    Link: LED Hard Drive Clock - What else would you do with old HDD?
  2. Profile photo of sTuFFt
    sTuFFt Male 13-17
    72 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:30 pm
    If he sold it, I would buy it.


    Hard Drive Clock FTW.

  3. Profile photo of firetiger16
    firetiger16 Female 18-29
    362 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:36 pm
    do want!
  4. Profile photo of gozirra
    gozirra Male 40-49
    375 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:37 pm
    Pretty slick!
  5. Profile photo of jadedtortois
    jadedtortois Female 18-29
    779 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:40 pm
    Cool, but its kind of noisy for my liking. :/
  6. Profile photo of alk3v
    alk3v Male 18-29
    340 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:40 pm
    Dear sir,
    I believe your clock is going counter-clockwise.
  7. Profile photo of smort
    smort Male 18-29
    127 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:41 pm
    ok, pretty impressive, but why did he have the clock ticking backwards?!
  8. Profile photo of Load
    Load Male 13-17
    160 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:43 pm
    Instructions, please!
  9. Profile photo of loadstar
    loadstar Male 30-39
    307 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:45 pm
    Cool. What?
  10. Profile photo of jar-head
    jar-head Male 13-17
    596 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:47 pm
    it`s not really going backwards, it`s an optical illusion, like if you Really watch car rims, they Seem to go backwards, but if they did, how would the car be going forwards? And no, it`s not in Reverse...lol
  11. Profile photo of jamesuyt
    jamesuyt Male 13-17
    680 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:51 pm
    LOL alk3v, I didn`t notice. Went back to check it and you`re right! Jeez.

    Kinda noisy, clock face is really small.. needs lights turned off.. kinda a waste, but cool nonetheless.

  12. Profile photo of MountainBord
    MountainBord Female 18-29
    1894 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:53 pm
    COUNTER CLOCKWISE?!?!
  13. Profile photo of peloos12
    peloos12 Male 18-29
    3822 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 7:57 pm
    I used to have a clock that used similar technology, but it was with a wand that went back and fort. It made it seem as if the words and letters were floating in midair.

    Cool stuff.

  14. Profile photo of OldOllie
    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15841 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:03 pm
    It seems to me that cutting a slot in one side of the disc would throw it off balance causing the bearings to fail. That`s probably the noise you are hearing, since hard drives are nearly silent under normal conditions. I`m sure, though, it would be cool as hell till it burst into flames. Then it would be even cooler! }-)
  15. Profile photo of 643197
    643197 Male 18-29
    1078 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:17 pm
    thats awesome.
  16. Profile photo of aduan
    aduan Male 18-29
    46 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:30 pm
    i love people with creative minds who actually follow through with hobbies, i`m too ADHD to do that (without my pills), even though he sounds geeky(his voice, then again who am i to judge) i give him mad props for making something that cool, if it spun the correct way, which i do know that CD players don`t, i`d buy something like that
  17. Profile photo of Neagle
    Neagle Male 30-39
    1405 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:35 pm
    Great creativity.
  18. Profile photo of Disco_Stu
    Disco_Stu Male 18-29
    593 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:42 pm
    Yeah, looks awesome, but the "hands" spin counter-clockwise... I`d prefer mine to go like a regular clock.
  19. Profile photo of Wey_Pooh
    Wey_Pooh Male 18-29
    1004 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:47 pm
    Cool stuff if you`re a nerd.
    Oh, wait...
  20. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:51 pm
    Heh. Cool. Yeah the noise is probably because of the slot he cut, either that or something`s rubbing against the disk from when he built it.
  21. Profile photo of FireEmerald
    FireEmerald Male 13-17
    174 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 8:55 pm
    `Yeah, looks awesome, but the "hands" spin counter-clockwise... I`d prefer mine to go like a regular clock.`

    I`d also like my seconds to be accurate, but this is still pretty wicked.

  22. Profile photo of LoofahBoy
    LoofahBoy Male 18-29
    3301 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 9:13 pm
    But will it blend?
  23. Profile photo of idiotfilter
    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 9:28 pm
    or you could just buy a clock...unless it`s how you get ya jollies...
  24. Profile photo of earthshone
    earthshone Male 18-29
    1688 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 9:37 pm
    pret-t-y
  25. Profile photo of Leopardson
    Leopardson Male 18-29
    315 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 9:37 pm
    Aww, I had an old HDD!
    I could have made a clock out of it!
    But NOO, I had to turn it into a serrated razor hand saw/flamethrower.
  26. Profile photo of deathxtra
    deathxtra Male 13-17
    2791 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 9:45 pm
    `Yeah, looks awesome, but the "hands" spin counter-clockwise... I`d prefer mine to go like a regular clock.`

    he can just change the settings/rotation of the thing.

  27. Profile photo of ScottSerious
    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 9:49 pm
    he should sell them sum bitches
  28. Profile photo of jrm5016
    jrm5016 Male 18-29
    74 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 10:14 pm
    "or you could just buy a clock"
    It`s the genius of the process that makes it wicked cool.
  29. Profile photo of CrakrJak
    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 10:30 pm
    That`s one loud clock, Not practical but neat.
  30. Profile photo of TKD_Master
    TKD_Master Male 18-29
    4794 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 10:32 pm
    well at least its not a gigantic waste of energy or anything..oh wait.
  31. Profile photo of keith2
    keith2 Male 30-39
    2588 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 10:45 pm
    waste of time? yes. cool? oh hell yes.
  32. Profile photo of FIRST_poster
    FIRST_poster Male 18-29
    970 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 10:49 pm
    awesome, really!
    but the seconds are going by way too fast
  33. Profile photo of jennifer6716
    jennifer6716 Female 13-17
    471 posts
    April 12, 2009 at 11:08 pm
    practical? No

    Awesome? Oh yeah.

  34. Profile photo of vorpalsword
    vorpalsword Male 18-29
    1452 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 12:24 am
    okay how the hall did he make that?
  35. Profile photo of Boredx12
    Boredx12 Female 13-17
    1654 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 1:37 am
    ooooo..... pwetty lights....
  36. Profile photo of vicious_liar
    vicious_liar Male 13-17
    1226 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 1:43 am
    Holy poo....I HAVE to have that =D
  37. Profile photo of mehh
    mehh Female 18-29
    528 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 2:02 am
    zzzzzzzzzzzz
  38. Profile photo of Wtfelo
    Wtfelo Male 13-17
    72 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 2:31 am
    I used to have this little fan which had lights on them so when you start it it does patterns like that
  39. Profile photo of wtfcharles
    wtfcharles Male 18-29
    105 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 2:37 am
    Is that Crispin Glover?
  40. Profile photo of lukas1051
    lukas1051 Male 18-29
    3426 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 3:04 am
    That`s... Pretty clever. Shame I can`t tell the time backwards.
  41. Profile photo of trp712
    trp712 Male 18-29
    2239 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 4:12 am
    I want one. Okay, imma try make one...

    *5 minutes later*

    BOOOOMM!

  42. Profile photo of FrameRaid
    FrameRaid Male 30-39
    102 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 5:00 am
    Great engineering and fascinating to watch. Unfortunately there`s not much of a market for toaster sized clocks that sounds like a buzz saw?
  43. Profile photo of lilhawk2892
    lilhawk2892 Male 13-17
    221 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 6:34 am

    That`s... Pretty clever. Shame I can`t tell the time backwards.

    i can kind of see how he did it.. kind of. the display was a nice touch. but im sure if he did some tweeking he could have the hands going clockwise

  44. Profile photo of DarkFerret
    DarkFerret Male 18-29
    2749 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 9:27 am
    ha, thats awesome
  45. Profile photo of kinjomusashi
    kinjomusashi Male 30-39
    916 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 9:41 am
    pretty cool, too bad all my old hd`s don`t spin anymore...
  46. Profile photo of MechBFP
    MechBFP Male 18-29
    813 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 10:38 am
    Pretty simple micro controller project. :) We did stuff like that this semester. Used a 9S12Dx256 for our micro.
  47. Profile photo of freddyferret
    freddyferret Male 40-49
    11741 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 1:16 pm
    It would be cool if it didn`t run backwards.
  48. Profile photo of syke22
    syke22 Male 18-29
    1136 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 2:43 pm
    I think i would use it for entertainment more then i would as a clock
  49. Profile photo of Khast
    Khast Male 30-39
    183 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 3:42 pm
    I can`t wait until they have a watch sized version!
  50. Profile photo of USFEmoGirl
    USFEmoGirl Female 18-29
    1437 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 4:10 pm
    O.O

    I shall be awaiting my request for 2, IAB. Oh and please pick up the tab.

    Thank you in advance.

  51. Profile photo of 520
    520 Male 13-17
    431 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 4:33 pm
    Agreed with syke22.
  52. Profile photo of Wagonlover
    Wagonlover Male 18-29
    290 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 4:45 pm
    kick ass! but yeah, better if it could tick clockwise
  53. Profile photo of AtomicSkier9
    AtomicSkier9 Male 18-29
    1085 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 5:03 pm
    THAT IS SO AWSOME!
  54. Profile photo of vitaliy
    vitaliy Male 18-29
    1668 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 5:15 pm
    Mad props.
  55. Profile photo of PacoP42
    PacoP42 Male 13-17
    1064 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 6:10 pm
    ME WANTS. purchasable at stores?
  56. Profile photo of pinkflyd25
    pinkflyd25 Male 18-29
    158 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 9:14 pm
    too loud
  57. Profile photo of IABbrandon
    IABbrandon Male 18-29
    374 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 9:33 pm
    thats badass. i want one.kinda.
  58. Profile photo of iSteal
    iSteal Male 18-29
    153 posts
    April 13, 2009 at 9:46 pm
    OOHHH if only i had that for the shroom season coming up!!
  59. Profile photo of cahalla
    cahalla Female 18-29
    961 posts
    April 14, 2009 at 12:23 pm
    and on this episode of when geeks get bored....
  60. Profile photo of dave32891
    dave32891 Male 18-29
    542 posts
    April 14, 2009 at 5:24 pm
    and now he can see how much time he wasted making this thing
  61. Profile photo of almightybob1
    almightybob1 Male 18-29
    4290 posts
    April 14, 2009 at 5:31 pm
    I liked it, really clever and it looked pretty cool.
  62. Profile photo of jhonmayer1
    jhonmayer1 Male 18-29
    1289 posts
    April 14, 2009 at 6:02 pm
    Well, I hope the camera he used to record this mirrored the image, because that baby`s running backwards in the video!

    cool non-the-less!

  63. Profile photo of JimboH
    JimboH Male 30-39
    603 posts
    April 15, 2009 at 1:16 pm
    Some people are smarter than me... is smart. Some people are, uh, are, no, am smart. Some people are smarter than me am smart. Me am smart. I am smar-

    Some people are smarter than I.

  64. Profile photo of yoimmylene
    yoimmylene Female 13-17
    2065 posts
    April 17, 2009 at 1:14 pm
    Holy cow, that`s awesome!
  65. Profile photo of your0mom
    your0mom Male 13-17
    374 posts
    November 21, 2009 at 6:50 am
    the clock was going the wrong way!

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