NoraTheDoggo
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Word Clock!

Are you tired of looking at spinning hands or plain numbers? This clock gives you the time in English!

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Word Clock!

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Adafruit DS1307 RTC Breakout
×1
Adafruit 24 Channel PWM LED Driver
×1
Adafruit SD card to SPI adaptor
×1
Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO
Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO
×1
Speaker: 3W, 4 ohms
Speaker: 3W, 4 ohms
×1
IRF540n N Channel Mosfet
×1
1N4007 – High Voltage, High Current Rated Diode
1N4007 – High Voltage, High Current Rated Diode
×1
Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
×2
Micro Switch/Button
×1
Micro SD Card Any size
×1
Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
×1

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Soldering iron (generic)
Soldering iron (generic)
Solder Wire, Lead Free
Solder Wire, Lead Free
Wire Stripper & Cutter, 18-10 AWG / 0.75-4mm² Capacity Wires
Wire Stripper & Cutter, 18-10 AWG / 0.75-4mm² Capacity Wires
Laser cutter (generic)
Laser cutter (generic)

Story

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Custom parts and enclosures

Case

This is meant to be cut on a k40 laser. Bigger bed sizes will also work. The main parts are for 5 mm plywood, and the filter is for anything thin and semi transparent. It is optional to have the filter

Schematics

The Schematic

Connect all the things like so.

Code

The Code! Version 2

C/C++
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//Look though this code if you want. Anything with a comment is changeable.

#include <Adafruit_TLC5947.h>
#include <Wire.h>
#include <RTClib.h>
#include <SD.h>
#include <TMRpcm.h>
#include <SPI.h>

#define SD_ChipSelectPin 8
#define NUM_TLC5974 1
#define din 4
#define clock 5
#define latch 6
RTC_DS1307 rtc;
TMRpcm tmrpcm;
Adafruit_TLC5947 tlc = Adafruit_TLC5947(NUM_TLC5974, clock, din, latch);

//Alarm Times
byte alarmhours = 8;
byte alarmminutes = 0;

String inputString = "";
boolean stringComplete = false;
int t = 0;
int hou = 0;
int m = 0;
int s = 0;
String data = "";
bool buttonpress = false;
int light = 4096;
byte to = 0;
byte past = 0;
bool itis = false;
bool mins = false;
byte h = 0;
int button = 0;
bool alarmran = false;

void setup () {
  rtc.begin();
  inputString.reserve(200);

  tmrpcm.speakerPin = 9;
  if (!SD.begin(SD_ChipSelectPin))
  {
    Serial.println("SD fail");
    return;
  }
  //Speaker Volume 1-6 1=quiet 6=loudest + audio cliping. 5 is best
  tmrpcm.setVolume(5);


  Serial.begin(57600);
  if (! rtc.begin()) {
    Serial.println("Couldn't find RTC");
    while (1);
  }
  if (! rtc.isrunning()) {
    Serial.println("RTC is NOT running!");
    rtc.adjust(DateTime(2019, 6, 11, 0, 0, 0));
  }

  tlc.begin();
}

void displayupdate() {
  DateTime now = rtc.now();

  for (uint16_t i = 0; i < 8; i++) {
    tlc.setLED(i, 0, 0, 0);
  }

  past = 0;
  to = 0;

  itis = false;

  if (now.minute() > 25 && now.minute() <= 30) {
    tlc.setLED(0, light, light, 0);
    itis = true;
  }
  if (now.minute() > 5 && now.minute() <= 10) {
    tlc.setLED(0, light, 0, light);
    itis = true;
  }
  if (now.minute() > 45 && now.minute() <= 50) {
    tlc.setLED(0, light, 0, light);
    itis = true;
  }

  if (itis == false) {
    tlc.setLED(0, light, 0, 0);
  }

  if (now.minute() > 10 && now.minute() <= 15) {
    tlc.setLED(1, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (now.minute() > 40 && now.minute() <= 45) {
    tlc.setLED(1, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (now.minute() > 15 && now.minute() <= 20) {
    tlc.setLED(1, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (now.minute() > 35 && now.minute() <= 40) {
    tlc.setLED(1, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (now.minute() > 0 && now.minute() <= 5) {
    tlc.setLED(1, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (now.minute() > 50 && now.minute() <= 55) {
    tlc.setLED(1, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (now.minute() > 20 && now.minute() <= 25) {
    tlc.setLED(1, 0, light, light);
  }
  if (now.minute() > 30 && now.minute() <= 35) {
    tlc.setLED(1, 0, light, light);
  }

  if (now.minute() > 30 && now.minute() < 55) {
    to = 1;
  }
  if (now.minute() < 31 && now.minute() > 0) {
    past = 1;
  }

  mins = false;
  if (now.minute() > 5 && now.minute() <= 10) {
    tlc.setLED(2, light, light * to, light * past);
    mins = true;
  }
  if (now.minute() > 45 && now.minute() <= 50) {
    tlc.setLED(2, light, light * to, light * past);
    mins = true;
  }
  if (now.minute() > 15 && now.minute() <= 25) {
    tlc.setLED(2, light, light * to, light * past);
    mins = true;
  }
  if (now.minute() > 30 && now.minute() <= 40) {
    tlc.setLED(2, light, light * to, light * past);
    mins = true;
  }
  if (now.minute() > 50 && now.minute() <= 55) {
    tlc.setLED(2, light, light * to, light * past);
    mins = true;
  }
  if (now.minute() > 0 && now.minute() <= 5) {
    tlc.setLED(2, light, light * to, light * past);
    mins = true;
  }

  if (mins == false) {
    tlc.setLED(2, 0, light * to, light * past);
  }

  if (now.minute() > 30 && now.minute() < 55) {
    h = now.hour() + 1;
  }
  if (now.minute() <= 30) {
    h = now.hour();
  }

  if (h == 1) {
    tlc.setLED(3, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 2) {
    tlc.setLED(3, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (h == 3) {
    tlc.setLED(3, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 4) {
    tlc.setLED(4, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 5) {
    tlc.setLED(4, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 6) {
    tlc.setLED(4, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (h == 7) {
    tlc.setLED(5, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 8) {
    tlc.setLED(5, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 9) {
    tlc.setLED(5, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (h == 10) {
    tlc.setLED(6, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 11) {
    tlc.setLED(6, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 12) {
    tlc.setLED(6, 0, 0, light);
  }

  if (h == 13) {
    tlc.setLED(3, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 14) {
    tlc.setLED(3, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (h == 15) {
    tlc.setLED(3, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 16) {
    tlc.setLED(4, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 17) {
    tlc.setLED(4, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 18) {
    tlc.setLED(4, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (h == 19) {
    tlc.setLED(5, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 20) {
    tlc.setLED(5, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 21) {
    tlc.setLED(5, 0, 0, light);
  }
  if (h == 22) {
    tlc.setLED(6, light, 0, 0);
  }
  if (h == 23) {
    tlc.setLED(6, 0, light, 0);
  }
  if (h == 0) {
    tlc.setLED(6, 0, 0, light);
  }

  if (now.minute() == 0 or now.minute() > 55) {
    tlc.setLED(7, light, 0, 0);
  }


  tlc.write();
}

void addition() {
  DateTime now = rtc.now();
  // Dims Light
  if (now.hour() < 6 or now.hour() > 21) {//Change the times for on/off light dimming
    light = 500; //Dimmest 0-4096
  }
  else {
    light = 4096;// Brightest
  }
}

void(* resetFunc) (void) = 0;

void loop () {
  //Set time from Serial Monitor. Enter each number hours,minutes,second press enter in between
  serialEvent();
  displayupdate();
  addition();

  if (stringComplete) {
    Serial.println(h);
    t = inputString.toInt();
    if (hou != 0 && m != 0 && s == 0) {
      s = t;
    }
    if (hou != 0 && m == 0) {
      m = t;
    }
    if (hou == 0) {
      hou = t;
    }
    if (hou != 0 && m != 0 && s != 0) {
      rtc.adjust(DateTime(2000, 0, 0, hou, m, s));
      hou = 0;
      m = 0;
      s = 0;
    }
    inputString = "";
    stringComplete = false;
  }

  //Alarm
  DateTime now = rtc.now();
  if (alarmhours == now.hour() && alarmminutes == now.minute() && alarmran == false) {
    tmrpcm.play("test.wav");
    do {
      button = analogRead(0);
      if (button > 800) {
        buttonpress = false;

      }
      else {
        buttonpress = true;
        tmrpcm.disable();
      }
    } while (tmrpcm.isPlaying() == 1 && buttonpress == false);
    alarmran = true;
    tmrpcm.disable();
  }

  if (now.hour() == 12 && now.minute() == 1 && now.second() == 15) {
    //alarmran = false;
    delay(1000);
    resetFunc();
  }
  if (now.hour() == 1 && now.minute() == 1 && now.second() == 15) {
    //alarmran = false;
    delay(1000);
    resetFunc();
  }

  delay(1000);
}



void serialEvent() {
  while (Serial.available()) {
    char inChar = (char)Serial.read();
    inputString += inChar;
    if (inChar == '\n') {
      stringComplete = true;
    }
  }
}

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