How cool is that? Listen to how loud it is!

Depending on how your brain works, this is either bafflingly complex due to the number of interdependent moving parts or wonderfully elegant due to the lack of invisible computer controls.


I tend to love stuff like this, where if it fails, you can see exactly where and how, and ideally effect a quick repair.

Here’s the same effect on a 1969 Imperial

And here’s what it looks like all pulled apart:

Look at that! There’s absolutely no question what’s happening. I’m sure that even someone with an average brain like me could figure out how to make this stuff happen with a Raspberry Pi or whatever, but there’s just something about watching that little motor turn it’s little clicky cam to make those little clicky contacts. Wonderful.