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Articles tagged with hardware

DIY LiPo Battery for the Original Gameboy

Inspired by the replaceable USB-rechargeable LiPo batteries inside the Ring doorbells/cameras, I wanted something similar for my original gameboy. There's plenty of LiPo mods that require cutting up the Gameboy and/or soldering to the boards inside, but I wanted to leave the console all-original.



Digispark-based USB Volume Knob

This is a very basic beginner-friendly project that gives a physical volume knob that works on most desktop/laptops. Using a rotary encoder, a Digispark microcontroller, a few soldered wires, some pre-existing firmware from Adafruit, and a 3D printed housing, we get a super tidy and tiny dial for controlling the system volume (or map it to whatever you want).



Arcade Macro Board for OBS

A macro keyboard made of arcade buttons. Acts like a normal USB keyboard, but each arcade button runs multi-key macros/shortcuts such as CTRL-ALT-SHIFT-1, which you can then map in OBS to any OBS function.



CSIRAC at Scienceworks Melbourne

CSIRAC was the fourth computer ever built in the world, and was designed and built here in Australia.



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