Projects

A list of some of my projects

6502 Home Computer

This is a description of my attempt to build a simple microcomputer system with an 8-bit MOS 6502 CPU or one of its derivatives that was used in many popular home computers of the 1970s and 1980s like the Commodore 64 1) or the Apple II

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Caretaker Reflow Oven

This is my version of a DIY reflow oven

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All-in-one C64

This is a project that i built some decades ago. It was an (almost) all-in-one C64 PC.

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Mikrokopter

This is a quadrocopter built from a construction kit by www.mikrocontroller.com.

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HP 7475A Plotter Interface

A very simple version of an USB to RS232 adapter for connecting my HP 7475A Plotter to my workstation.

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Smarkant

Convert your IKEA Bekant table into an IoT device by adding an ESP8266 to Robin Reiter's IKEA-Hackant project.

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Caretaker Home Automation

Caretaker is my DIY smart home automation and survaillance project. The aim is to create a totally wireless and scaleable system to control power switches (lamps and other electrical appliances) and measure values like temperatures, brightness and power consumption.

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WLAN KVM Switch

A small hack to control a 2-port KVM switch via HTTP over WLAN.

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Table Top Arcade Machine

This is a complete rework of my Retro CBM PC into a table top arcade machine.

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Sunrise Alarm Clock

A wake-up light, built with Elixir, Nerves, running on a Raspberry Pi Zero. These wake-up lights are produced by a number of manufacturers, but here we are building our own. This project explores how Elixir/Erlang OTP can be used to develop robust and thoroughly tested embedded systems.

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Signal Tower

Yet another continuous integration status indicator for agile software development teams

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Analog Computer

Inspired by Dr. Vogels Home Brew Analog Computer , this kit consists of various 100x60 cm PCB cards which can be connected together with 2.54 mm jumpers.

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Retro CBM PC

This project is an attempt to combine modern computer hardware with an ancient computer case. The result is a mini ITX computer installed in a Commodore CBM 8023 case.

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This page was last updated on 21. March 2017