Previously on DIY-HomeWorks: Plexus got a nice little prototyping board from his buddy Skwit. Little did he know that it would bring him two weeks full of wonder, excitement and tedious bug fixing.
The ARM-Cortex SoC Microcontroller from Cypress.
To be precise, I got a prototyping board with that µC. It’s almost weird to call it a microcontroller. But that’s what Cypress calls it, so, whatever.
Big thanks to a good friend of mine who sent it to me.
That’s the thing:
Today: Power Pegs – quick and dirty
When you need some heavy duty battery clamps …
The LC80 was a Z80 based training computer from East Germany. It was introduced somewhere around 1985, but had a short life due to the German reunion. It was discontinued immediately.
Me – being the dinosaur that I am – can’t keep my fingers away from ancient technology. So I embarked on a quest to revive this thing and have a heap of fun with it.
Don’t ever start a project thinking: “This is gonna be a quick build”. Because Murphys Law will *beep* you hard.
When you forget to bring the mains cable.
Because I can!
Let’s call it: “Retrofitting”