VFD MagiClock Designing and Assembling Process

The whole process from initial design to final assembling is presented in this video. We aimed to make it alive, entertaining and easy to watch. Hope you will like it!

VFD MagiClock Final Assembling

Assembling process is very simple and it is shown on the pictures below.

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VFD MagiClock Assembled Greets You

VFD MagicClock Assembled Greets You

VFD MagicClock Assembled Displays Day Of Week

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VFD MagiClock Laser Cut Enclosure

To give any electronic project a neat look it is always very important to put it in an enclosure of appropriate sizes and shapes. Our VFD clock is not an exception and also needs a box. There are at least three ways to do so. First is to find something off-the-shelf. This is probably the […]

Second Prize in ‘RC Contest’ at Instructables.com

Our ‘Remotely Controlled Camera’ project grabbed second prize at Instructables.com. We’ve been given annual membership at Instructables, a T-shirt and a remotely controlled helicopter! Thanks to everyone who voted for us and special thanks to Instructables and contest sponsors! It was fun!

MagicTale Team and Instructables Theme

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VFD Panel: Building Clock+Thermometer

Now when we have full control over VFD display, it is time to build something meaningful. How about remotely controlled clock with temperature sensor? Boring? Well, it will be unusual device: capable of working from virtually ANY type of remote control, with display activated by a motion sensor, with capability to log current temperature to […]

VFD Driver Demo

In order to control DP501 HNV-07SS61 VFD in an effortless and efficient manner the following software driver has been implemented. The functionality is encapsulated in HT16512.cpp and HT16512.h files and designed for AVR processors. To drive communication interface the logic uses PinMode and DigitalWrite functions provided by Arduino low level library. Also new HT16512 class […]