Real men build their own digital clocks! IMO it's worth $2.19 just for the soldering practice. Don't get rusty on me, guys! An IC socket is included, but real men solder directly, as the picture shows. Sockets are for suckers.
Ken: Stock up on these for the next Parallax Expo/P2 party "Learn to Solder" booth.
BYO 3-6VDC supply. USB works for me. Scotch for me, Preston.