Now before you say "Oh no, not another clock
project..." have a closer look at this one. It has just a handful of
components yet offers features such as a melody alarm, high-brightness readout and a seconds display.
It’s designed to operate from a plugpack supply but is just as
happy running from a car or caravan battery (in fact, anything from about 9-17V
So if you’re travelling a lot and want a reliable alarm clock
for the ’van or motorhome, this one is ideal. And you’ll be able to knock it up
in less than an hour.
Everything mounts on one small PC board and the "case", if you
can call it that, is simply a cheap, tiny photo frame from your local bargain
store (about two bucks’ worth!).
And because it’s based on a PIC micro, we’ve called it the PIC
TOC. Oh, come on, it’s not that bad! PIC TOC. TIC TOC.
- Cheap and easy to Build!
- 4 very bright digits
- Push-button setting
- Melody alarm
- AM/PM indication