Posted on May 19th, 2015 4 comments
Mailbag time again. Dave opens his mail. What random stuff awaits?
Marble Run video below
A vintage Japanese Sharp X68000 video game home computer from the 1980’s
Teardowns of an industrial controller, a LED light controller, ABB industrial switchmode power supply, Casio FX-3800P programmable calculator, old Gossen digital multimeter and a German analog meter.
Surprise visit by Sagan
Two Kickstarter Projects:
Bluetooth Audio Link (BAL)
A solar powered propeller hat and electronics business card http://shop.asmyldof.com/
ICL7136 Multimeter chipset
Posted on March 31st, 2015 6 comments
Kan Jam flying disc
Psion 3A Organiser
1974 808 RapidMan Calculator made in Canada.
Russian IN-9 Neon bargraph display tube.
Info & characteristic curves
Wifi cellphone battery charging bullshit Kickstarter
RF Energy Harvesting. Can a WiFi signal light up a LED?
Flir VP50 Non-Contact voltage detector.
Freescale PowerQuicc II security processor:
APC Netbotz Room Monitor
Posted on March 3rd, 2015 7 comments
Dave opens his mail.
Chip Whisperer KickStarter
Supermicro Xeon Server Motherboard
PICop II PIC Development board
Automatic Voltage Regulator for an alternator.
Posted on February 3rd, 2015 4 comments
The Bruces Monty Python Sketch
Ideal diode (synchronous rectifier) datasheet
Car ECU teardown
PAL to RGBS converter teardown
Pump controller teardown
Meet Edison Educational Robot
Casio FX790P scientific calculator pocket computer
Digilent ChipKIT WF32
Digilent Baysys3 Artix-7 FPGA Demo Board
Posted on January 20th, 2015 6 comments
This week two very notable people send in mailbag items!
Book Review: Iconic: A Photographic Tribute to Apple Innovation
Colin Mitchell from Talking Electronics
555 Timer LED scanner kit
Basic Electronics Course
Interviews with Colin Mitchell
Bil Herd, designer of the Commodore C128 among others!
Amp Hour show with Bil
An old Russian DIY Sinclair clone home computer from http://www.arcadebox.ru/
Weston Model 310 AC/DC Wattmeter from 1944!