[time-nuts] Antique precision timing device without electronics

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Mar 17 13:03:20 EDT 2017

In message <160EF818076B4D03A0C067ED273D980B at system072>, "Bill Hawkins" writes:

>Conservation of power says some must be taken from the fork to operate
>the contacts.

Electromagnetic induction could give plenty energy for that, given the
size and heft of the tuning fork.

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