Category Archives: Watch
New features and replacement parts
I realized today that I2C is a universal(ish) standard kind of thing, and if possible, it would make it really easy if all of my components were I2C compatible.
A Transplant Candidate
So, I'm going to need a case for my watch to go into, so I ordered a cheap Casio watch off Amazon. Nobody seems to sell watch cases for hobbyists, so I guess I'm just going to have to go about ripping apart watches until I find one that will work.
Back to the drawing board already?
So I realized this morning that I'm not going to have quite enough I/O pins to drive all of these LEDs. If I set it up like this:
Sockets and footprints
I spent about 6 hours today racking my brain trying to find parts that will both do what I want and feasibly be used in both the prototype and final version.
Idea and overview
I've made a few different time pieces since I started working on custom electronics and decided that I want to seriously "step up my game" by building something that is at the moment completely over my head.