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NES DIY – How to Make Your Own DIY NES Arcade Machine!

Here’s a great way to add your own DIY NES arcade machine to your home, make one yourself!

Inside is an old PC and a 17″ LCD monitor. The back of the cabinet has two USB ports and two NES controller ports. You can connect regular, un-modded NES controllers and play with those or use the joystick and buttons on the control panel.

The front end is a simple VB program that auto loads when the PC boots. You never need to connect a mouse or keyboard to load your games. The VB

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NES Hack – How To Make an SNES Alarm Clock!


Here’s a really cool NES Hack that involves installing an alarm clock inside the SNES.  Of course, you can even use the joystick to set the time, which gets double-whammy thumbs up.

Our story begins with the gutting of the SNES and the desoldering of the cartridge connector and reset switch from the mainboard. To my great surprise and greater fortune, the cartridge connector’s pins were precisely the same pitch as the through-holes for the display ribbon on the alarm clock, and on top

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Zedomax DIY117 – HOWTO Make a Digital Drawing Board with an old joystick in 5 minutes!




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DIY Hack – Atari Punk Console


GetLoFi has all the links and resources you’ll need for making your own “Atari Punk Console” sound device, Circuitmaster writes – “The so called “Atari Punk Console” device is a great start for builders interested in working with components and circuitry to produce Bleepy-Bloopy-Gitchy goodness. Using a 556 dual timer IC and a handful of other components one can be built quickly. The basis for this noise maker was a schematic originally published by Forest Mims I

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Snakebots – Snake Robot Prototype

Wow, this is really cool… a radio controlled snake robot…maybe it can climb trees? and interact AI to those big snakes, anaconda?

Materials: Basswood and brass.

Components: Discrete TTL Control Unit, 14 servos, 16 batteries, 2-channel radio control. S1 was a recreation of earlier work by Shigeo Hirose in Japan, in which a single train of deflection travels down the length of the snake. Oscillatory deflections cause the snake to move forward. An offset to the oscill

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