I am sure most of you have seen this independant self-driving mechanism...

Feb 25, 2019,06:03 AM

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cool....i didn't know about such drives...

 By: mahesh : February 25th, 2019-06:17
is it a concept from a watch maker ? thanks for sharing. Best, mahesh.,

Geneva drive or also known as Maltese Cross Drive

 By: cazalea : February 25th, 2019-06:51
The name, Geneva drive, is derived from the device's earliest application in mechanical watches, which were popularized in Geneva, being the classical origin of watchmaking industry. The Geneva drive is also called a "Maltese cross mechanism" due to the v... 

Well explained! [nt]

 By: patrick_y : February 25th, 2019-08:32

Very interesting,

 By: batholith : December 4th, 2019-02:09
thank you for the detailed explanation.

I think monsieur Ballouard

 By: tick28800 : February 27th, 2019-23:17
Likes those Geneva crosses a lot... The Upside down uses such mechanism to precisely rotate the hour markers when needed ...