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January 28, 2010

Tan

devadutta @ 11:59 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1264723188 ) Play

Identify this awesome device

If you are still wondering, the numbers you see there is the time.

Cracked by:  Gurupad , shrik , Inglourious , sidsen , KK , Rogi , prasanth , Raghuvansh , Dibyo , varuns88 , Logik , alephnull and AmK

Answer:

A digital sundial. No electronic parts, only optical engineering!

Like Shrik says,

Awesome is an understatement, when one learns how this works – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_sundial


14 Responses to “Tan”

  1. A digital sundial


  2. shrik
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    A digital sundial. Awesome is an understatement, when one learns how this works – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_sundial


  3. Kaushik Saha

    a modern age sundial?


  4. Inglourious

    Not sure if comment was posted the first time..
    Fractal Sundial – uses a set of masks that produce shadows in the form of digits which change as the sun moves


  5. sidsen
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    its tan automatically suns ray orienting device which indicates which way the suns rays are coming in from and also the time at such point


  6. KK
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    digital sundial
    it uses light and shadow to ‘write’ the time in figures(doesn’t work at night)


  7. Rogi
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    A digital, yet non-electroniic, sundial.
    An amazing piece of optical engineering.


  8. prasanth
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    A digital sundial designed by Hans Scharstein, Daniel Scharstein, and Werner Krotz-Vogel


  9. Raghuvansh
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    Digital sundial.


  10. Dibyo
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    it’s a digital sundial


  11. varuns88
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    Digital Sundial.


  12. Logik
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    Digital sundial


  13. alephnull

    A digital sundial. It’s in a sundial park in Europe.


  14. AmK
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    Digital sundial


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