2017-06-05

Introducing the WAHOOcorder



Front panel

tl;dr

What ?

  • A set-top box modified to add Wi-Fi

What's special about it ?

  • Bidirectional interactivity from a browser
  • Advanced features such as user-firendly search interface
  • Bidirectional integration with existing operator website
  • 5 EUR (5 USD) modification

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2017-02-25

CH923/CH925/CH926/CH928/ JY923/JY925/JY926/JY928 coin acceptor: Features and caveats

I just finished testing this coin acceptor and I thought I'd write about it because it can be tricky and many sample codes I found on the net can lead to errors in coin identification.

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2016-12-19

A Dirt Cheap F*** Awesome Interactive Led Table



Space invaders

tl;dr

What ?

  • led coffee table
  • touch-sensitive

What's special about it ?

  • IR detection through tranclucent acrylic
  • 3 devices connected to a Raspberry Pi via a single serial port
  • Java program hacked without modifying the actual code
  • 130 EUR (140 USD)

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2015-10-23

Tous les titres se ressemblent...

Enfin, certains plus que d'autres :



Pour référence : X Ambassadors "Renegades" (2015) vs Gerald de Palmas "Tomber" (2002), écrit par JJ Goldman.

2015-10-18

Arduino Nano bootloader flashing jig

I'm a huge fan of cheap Arduino Nano clones that you can find for less than 2 USD (shipping included) on AliExpress and the likes.

Only issue is that some come without a bootloader burned in, so they need to be flashed but I didn't want to solder pin header just for that one-time operation and build a little jig for that purpose.

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