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Vectorscope clock

Vectorscope Clock

The vector boards can be upgraded with a 32.768 KHz clock crystal and a backup battery to turn them into "scope clocks". The 14-bit output gives them an effective "4K" resolution, which is quite nice compared to the jaggy 8-bit DACs of more common scope-clock kits. On a sharp vectorscope like the Tek 1720 it really looks smooth.

The default face is a 24-hour analog with a sweep second hand (updated every 20ms) along with the date and day of week. Source code is in As always, feel free to hack up your own version!

2015 Vector display Clocks

Last update: November 8, 2020