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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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Wireless Home Router with Analog Utilization Meter

Using an old analog gauge to display network information in a more human readable form

Pauric O’Callaghan

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Figure A: The completed router

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Figure B: The router in action

I grew up in and around boats making wiring looms and control panels, and have a collection of gauges and dials that would normally be connected to small marine diesel engines.

Note: This Instructable was among many that were featured in The New York Times article “In a Highly Complex World, Innovation from the Top Down,” by G. ...

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