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E1 "Angela"

E1 "Angela"

7 Diameter X 16H ~ inches
First Edition Clock built from P3, 3 units made.
Prototype 3

Prototype 3

7 Diameter X 16H ~ inches
Spiral dome clock one ball every minute at the top of the spiral is released and spirals down and drops into a vortex at the bottom and eventually down the center of the vortex. This design hands off to E1. (Angela)
Prototype 7 "Robo-Retro"

Prototype 7 "Robo-Retro"

9L X 10D X 12H ~ inches
Rotary relays as decade counters driving lights for minutes and hours, all technology used is 1950 or older (retro). Built on my lunch breaks during the filming of Robocop.
Prototype 1

Prototype 1

18L X 11D X 40H ~ inches
First Prototype ever built. Made entirely from found good in the shop. electro-mechanical in function. Each light bulb is a different hour of the day. Minutes are neon lights.
Prototype 2

Prototype 2

14L X 8D X 22H ~ inches
Each vertical tube contains 12 balls (an hour) all balls dump out at 12 o'clock. Made from found goods.
Prototype 4 "Little Jimmy"

Prototype 4 "Little Jimmy"

9L X 2D X 3H ~ inches
The first prototype of the inclined plane series. Using an oscillating clock movement. It takes 12 hours for the ball to go up the hill and its returned to the start. Graduations on the incline correspond with the ball to tell the time. This design hands to P5.
Prototype 5 "Sidewinder"

Prototype 5 "Sidewinder"

7L X 3D X 3H ~ inches
This will be a future production clock. Made in wood and possibly clear acrylic, with plated metal parts.
Prototype 6 "Mag Link"

Prototype 6 "Mag Link"

6L X 3D X 3H ~ inches
A non-contact linkage between the clock motor and the screw, pushing a ball up hill over 12hrs.
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