My First Brainfuck computer

mainAn ultra-small and low cost programmable computer for the masses

My First Brainfuck is an educational computer built to be as minimalistic as possible. I’m sorry for the use of the offensive f-word, but it is the actual name of the program language the computer uses. Description The My First Brainfuck … Continue reading Continue reading

Laser cut gingerbread house

This year we created a miniature gingerbread house using a 50W laser engraver. Happy holidays!

Description Use a 50W Laser engraver to cut a miniature gingerbread house Features Modeling a 3D model of our summer house Creating 2D outlines Repairing a broken laser engraver Baking gingerbread sheets with even thickness Laser cut and engrave 32 … Continue reading Continue reading

Low cost microscope powered by USB

You can get a decent SMD stereo microscope for just 60$! I added external power so I don’t need to change the batteries.

Description How to add USB power to my 60$ microscope (Bresser junior 20x) Features Add current limiting resistor Add USB cable Add protective hardboard to the stage Development I recently bought a low cost (60$ or 50€) stereo microscope aimed … Continue reading Continue reading

Nanino – the DIY friendly Arduino

A minimalistic single sided Arduino compatible development board that is easy to make.

Nanino v08 with prototype area (seen from component side) Description A minimalistic single sided Arduino compatible development board. Features Single sided PCB (easy to manufacture) Arduino compatible form factor LED’s for power and pin 13 Easy to access reset switch … Continue reading Continue reading

Bringing a 12 year old Roland MDX-20 up to date

How to add: USB connection, FTDI drivers and a new postprocessor to a low cost CNC mill (Roland MDX-15 / MDX-20).

Description Adding USB connection, drivers and a new postprocessor to a low cost CNC mill (Roland MDX-15 / MDX-20). Features Adding USB interface to main PCB Custom FTDI driver HTML post processor Batch files to control mill Development During my … Continue reading Continue reading

Generic routine for receiving short asynchronous transmissions

D1 detects short asynchronous transmissions. It can learn new, or identify stored commands. • Compact • No hardware USART • Generic (works with all standards). Use D1 to add remote control functions to your project!

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Miniature USB to serial PCB

Build a small FT232 USB to serial adapter that fits directly in the USB port.

Description A small FT232 USB to serial adapter built to fit directly in the USB port Features Integrated USB header Standard FTDI cable pinout Single sided PCB (easy to manufacture) Rx,Tx led’s Miniature size Development Lately I have been developing … Continue reading Continue reading

Ultimate PIC16F628/627 breakout board

A miniature breakout board for rapid development of microprocessor projects.

Description A miniature breakout board for rapid development of microprocessor projects Features ICSP connector for quick programming and power (PICkit compatible) All pins available on standard .1” pin headers Single sided PCB (easy to manufacture) 4 debug led’s 1 generic … Continue reading Continue reading