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Hourglass project - Part 1

Started working on a new mini-project to build an hourglass using cascaded led matrix displays driven by max7219s and an arduino with some kind of a gravity sensor on it. What makes this project interesting is I intend to make it imitate physical falling of sand particles under gravity. Initial challenge is to have a prototype housing. As I intend to imitate a real object I cannot simply place components on a breadboard and lay it flat. ...