Chapter 4. Project: Clock

IN THIS CHAPTER

Parts List

Assembly Instructions

Program the Robot

Setting the Clock

The Next Chapter

In this chapter you’ll learn how to build a fully functional Mindstorms clock
Figure 4-1. In this chapter you’ll learn how to build a fully functional Mindstorms clock

Our next project is a simple one—or so we imagined when we began designing it. We thought, “What could be simpler than a Lego clock? Sounds like a great project for a book about Lego and Arduino projects.” Stick a couple of motors on a Lego frame and have the Arduino move the motors to tell us what time it is.

Fortunately, it wasn’t that simple, and we ended up adding a lot of complexity to the project. We built this project before we created ...

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