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hpr2924 :: Hacking an Alarm Clock to Make it Quieter

I talk about installing a resistor in the speaker wire of an alarm clock so it won't be so loud

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Hosted by Jon Kulp on Thursday 2019-10-17 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: clocks, electronics, decibels, noise levels, alarm clocks, alarms.

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The alarm clock on my bedside table had a very loud alarm—so loud that it scared me and made my heart race when it went off. I know you're thinking I should just use an alarm on my phone, but for whatever reason I wanted to use the alarm clock. In this episode I talk about installing a resistor in the speaker wires of the alarm clock so that it won't be so loud when it goes off. It's all good now. Loud enough to wake me up, but not so loud that it scares everyone.

Alarm Clock Hack

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Comment #1 posted on 2019-12-24T16:17:37Z by Gabriel Evenfire

Fun to listen to as always

Nice show! Your DIY segments remind me that we don't have to accept things as they are and don't have to be afraid of trying to make them better. Thanks for the great show!

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