I thought some of you might find it interesting to see a short video of the knitting clock in action. I'm simulating multiple days here, one complete rotation (day) at a time, with a short pause in between.
This is a lot louder than the final clock will be, because I'm using faster and more powerful double steps for these steps. The actual on-the-hour stitches will use quieter, slower, microsteps.
@kyle this looks really neat. I'd love to see a write-up once you've got it working!
@blinken Thanks! I'm trying to take a lot of pictures and do plan to write something up about it and publish my 3D designs when I'm done.
@tyler No idea at this point, I'm still finishing up this design. I imagine it wouldn't be cheap as the raw components (knitting machine, electronics, 3D-printed plastic) adds up. That said, I hope to write up the steps in a simple enough way that anyone with access to a 3D printer and basic electronics know-how could make one.
@tyler OK, I'll definitely consider it!
@kyle This is really cool!
That's an HDMI port inside isn't it 😉
@golemwire Thanks! Yeah, the stepper motor is being controlled by an old Raspberry Pi I had lying around + an Adafruit Motor Hat.
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@kyle Very cool! Well done!