Laser Clock Concept
by QcTH, published
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This is a concept alarm clock that I designed to help people wake up in the morning. You aim at the middle of the target with a laser pointer (1mW to 5mW of power) form a distance to make it stop (or you can wait a minute). There\'s an LCD (green rectangle) at the bottom for time and date. There\'s also some side lighting (in the transparent tubes) that turns on with the alarm.
Some buttons at the rear are used to set the time and alarm, including a traditional alarm reset button in case the laser system fails (not shown in pictures or file).
The provided model in the .wings file is only a concept, it is not printable yet. The clock is to be controlled with an Arduino or Arduino clone, and includes an external time keeping system for precision, and LCD screen for time and date, a speaker for the alarm, some LEDs for side lighting, and a photosensor in the middle to detect the laser.
The empty lighting tubes could be filled with uranium doped marbles, and by using violet or UV LEDs, these would glow with a kind of \"radioactive\" green.
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