All things come to those who wait. But even if you wait for an eternity, no SID will come your way unless you hunt it down because it has been long since it was discontinued! And so I did hunt it!!. Two found and thus, the quest for the MidiBox SID began.
It is a stereo [...]
This is an octal RGB clock. I made it so it can be impossible to actually tell the time but nevertheless its beautiful (in its own way).
There is an atmel AtMega8 µCU and 6 RGB leds. Two for hours, two for minutes and two for seconds.Each led can be Red, Green, Blue, or a combination [...]
To start, I had to make the array permanent and to such dimensions so as to have even lighting all over the surface of a typical photo-resistive PCB. So I laid them as shown, taking into account the distance of the leds which was enough to have overlaping beams of all leds. (so no [...]
Not exactly synth-DIY but this is a timer I made for my soon-to-post PCB oven. You just set the time and keeps track of it, switching it off when it must and securing it from accidentaly opening the lid, saving my eyes from UV burn
Got a PIC (microchip.com) programmer off ebay (I wonder what I would do without ebay here is its anthem).
It is a el-cheapo clone, (cheapest USB programmer I found) able to programm only 8-bit microchip.com microcontrollers (such as the 16f84 and 16f877 and 18f452 that the good guys at microchip.com sent me as samples). I [...]