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Day Clock

Sometimes we just need to know what day it is

JonJon
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This was created at the beginning of the pandemic when the two week lockdown was approaching a month and the days were starting to blend together.

For those long quarantine weeks where the days blend together. This clock uses a servo so the clock hand always points at the center of the day, it does not "sweep" through the day smoothly like a normal clock would; at midnight, the hand moves to the next day. Thanks to the gearing, this works with a normal 180 degree servo. Code is included, just update to your WiFi information!

Servo_Gear.stl

Large gear to be attached to servo

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Clock_Gear.stl

Small gear that connects to clock hand

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Clock_Face.stl

Single piece clock face for FDM printing

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Blank_clock_face.stl

Clock face without text/lines for SLa + glue printing

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Box.stl

Box holds the Wemos and Servo Wiring

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  • 1 × Wemos D1 Mini
  • 1 × MG996R Servo Any full size 180 degree servo should work

  • 1
    3D Print Components

    Print the one-piece clock face at .2mm and change the filament between layers 15/16 for an FDM printer, or print the individual components on an SLA printer and glue together.

  • 2
    Install Servo In Base

    Push the servo into the base until it hits the bottom

  • 3
    Assemble Servo Gear

    Attach the servo gear to the servo horn, then attach to the servo

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davedarko wrote 07/17/2021 at 19:19 point

that's a fantastic clock, would have been enough for most of the days :)

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