In the past month I’ve worked on a little project I came up with in December: I wanted to build a game-cartridge for the Atari 2600 which is based on a SRAM and where the ROM-data is read from a SD-card. Continue reading Atari 2600 SRAM Cartridge
Recently I stumbled upon a 5EUR embedded WiFi module: ESP8266-01. Because it is cheap, can be used by some simple AT-command via an UART and the documentation in the interwebs isn’t that bad I decided to order a bunch together with some 3.3V/8Mhz Arduino Pro Mini clones. Continue reading Wifi sensor
As you might have noticed I changed the theme of the BLOG and I enabled comments for BLOG posts.
Comments are manually approved for now and I might disable the feature again if spamming gets to intense…
Sorry for the long silence, but Silk and I recently moved. I had to re-do all our wiring for data, TV and you name it. Continue reading Short sign of life
I bought a cheap USB microscope recently and these are some of the pictures I took so far…
I managed to buy four Atari 2600 (two Juniors and two Fourswitch) and more than 70 games for quite a good price. Continue reading Atari 2600 is in the house
I have an old radiogram from the 1950s for some years now. Continue reading Music in the air
I just wanted to show some tools that are helpful for GameBoy repairs:
Today I decided to build something helping me to decide stuff. So I decided to build an electronic dice with an included YES/NO-answering machine.
Below is the schematics (CC5 source code on request):
As you can see on the photo of the eDice I used two different colors for the LEDs. When pressing the YES/NO-button either the green (YES) or the yellow (NO) LEDs light up.
When used as a dice one to six LEDs show you the value of your dice roll.
I had no battery holder therefore I built one using some wires and lots of solder…