Geek mod: analogue CPU display

Analogue displays gaining mileage with overclockers

An ARM7 based OLED analogue clock face, courtesy of www.youritronics.com

An ARM7 based OLED analogue clock face, courtesy of www.youritronics.com

Using an analogue display to show your PC's various statistics seems to be a fairly popular modification right now.

One such example of using an analogue display was carried out by programmer and hobbyist electrician Cristiano Cesaretto. He grabbed a cheap old tachometer, usually used to display a car's engine revs, from eBay and then modded it to display his PC's CPU usage via a USB cable.

Christiano details how he achieved this mod on his blog, and you can find more general instructions over at DIY Life.

[Via Hack A Day]

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