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Re: Analog and Digital Clocks, Part 2
Posted By: codeman38, on host
Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2001, at 09:23:55
In Reply To: Re: Analog and Digital Clocks, Part 2 posted by Howard on Wednesday, October 10, 2001, at 07:57:08:

> I do, however, remember the first digital I ever saw. It was on top of my aunt's TV back in the sixties. It had an electric drive motor and little black metal leaves with white numbers on them would flip down from the top. A minute later another one would flip down and cover that one and it would be rotated back around to the top. To the right of that was a little wheel with seconds 0 to 60 painted on it, so you could tell when the next minute would drop. It worked great for many years. LCD and LED were still a few years away.
> Howard

I know exactly what you're talking about; my grandpa used to have one of those early digital clocks. 'Twas quite neat. And it continued to work all the way into the '90s, to boot.

-- codeman"I think I inherited my love of gadgets from Grandpa, heh"38

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