Category Archives: Engineering

All things related to any electronics projects I undertake

Portable Serial Console

I’ve thought of a fun project to try and work while waiting for my research team to get back to me: Create a portable serial console with the Arduino. This shouldn’t be too hard. I mean it’s basically a FTDI … Continue reading

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Hacking the Amazon Dash Rev 02 Button

So this is just a quickie, but Amazon recently put their dash buttons on sale for $0.99 for the second birthday. Now, I’ve read that these things can be hacked to run arbitrary code, so I decided to pick up … Continue reading

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Z80 Computer Time

So one of the things that I want to do is create my own computer from scratch. There are several SBC (single board computer) designs on the internet and the unofficial Z80 webpage is a great place to start if … Continue reading

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