new stuff: April 2010
The Intel OVERDRIVE!
OCR for the old hand-scanners
Low-tech PacMan style arcade game.
new stuff: March 2010
germicidal fluorescent lamps
that emit sufficient UVC to be hazardous to your eyes.
The left one's a ProLog unit with timer and safety interlock.
The right one's the typical homebrew using the perfectly sized 8-track cassette box!
General Instrument remote for cable box
via floppy drive
SmartMedia was a postage stamp sized flash memory card
that topped out at 128 MB, so it's a dead end.
This adapter accessed the SmartMedia card via the floppy drive
(similar to adapters for external devices such as MP3 or CD player via a car's build in audio cassette player).
The MX-4496/GRA-71 tape encoder
The handle flips up for easier pulling
No battery! The coil generated the pulses for the magnetic head per bit-click.
The red letters implements a
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