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…
I got hold of a broken Sega Game Gear for a few bucks. Sadly (as with most Game Gears these days) it suffered the leaking capacitor illness. Continue reading Decap and recap
I got hold on an old Sega Master System II and approximately 30 games. Continue reading Sega Master System II and AV-Out
Recently I got hold of a bunch of small porcelain pots used in laboratories. Continue reading Upcycling now with flowers
I had an old, spare LCD display (with speakers) sitting on my desk. Sadly it is VGA only (no HDMI, no DVI).
Because I got tired of switching my main computers display between RasPI and Windows I tried to find a solution on how to use the old LCD for the RasPI.
This is what I found: a HDMI to VGA adapter.
It works without external power and even the sound is working fine.