Originally Posted by Cobrajr122
The whole point of this is to be absolutely shit simple, the instant you involve an IC you loose 90%+ of people because math and more work and parts than attaching a couple wires to a switch and battery.
Holy shit, I didn't even think of that and also glazed over at the word analogue I just saw clock and thought digital.
I'm used to digital everything (minus my Swatch, because classy) so that's the first thing I thought of when I read that. I'm also the kind of guy who thinks about excessively complicated solutions to problems.