Taito Egret II Mini Joystick
Taito’s Egret Mini II Console has an optional joystick, and it’s a modern wonder. New and excellent mechanism, and solid construction.
Build Log: Retrofitting a NeXT Cube
The NeXT computer is a beautiful, crazy thing. I wanted to use the case for a computer that wasn’t slow while simply existing. Herein lies the epic journey: putting a modern monster in a cubic foot PC case.
Cactus Radio Trigger for Ricoh Theta S
The Ricoh Theta is a great camera, but what if you could trigger a flash with it? Spoiler: you can’t.
Getting to know the Cactus V6 (again)
I don’t know what happened, but the original of this article has evaporated into the internet ether. Let’s all thank the internet archive and maybe give them some money. Anyway, the Cactus V6! — The Cactus V6 transceiver is a transmitter or receiver (it does both) that allows full remote power control of your speedlights […]
Car Stereo Hacking (again)
You might remember I hacked up the stereo in my car a while back (but you probably don’t). Long story short, my new-to-me Honda CR-V had a steering-wheel stereo control that used two wires to communicate with the stock head unit. The replacement Pioneer deck also used two wires, so I gutted the stock switch […]
Samsung Note 4: One More Button
Technically it’s illegal to touch a mobile phone while driving in Queensland, but I figure it’s the lesser of evils when the only legitimate alternative is to ram other cars off the road when a shit song can’t be skipped. So I had to add a button to my Galaxy Note 4 somehow.
The long story about resurrecting my Robotron arcade board, and most of its peripheral parts.
Hacking car stereos
I re-wired the Honda CR-V steering wheel buttons so they’d control a Pioneer deck. Added two new buttons too!
My doorbell broke.
My doorbell ceased to function a few days ago. I only noticed ’cause, as a complete fluke, I happened to be on my way out the door when a delivery arrived. The first time I watched the guy through the window as he filled out two forms, put ’em in my mailbox, and left. I […]
Sega Saturn Switchless Mod: Done!
Someone recently asked me to modify their US Sega Saturn with one of my switchless mods and last night I did it. Since my camera’s in the shop, I had to use my celphone to take pics. It did a fairly decent job. Here’s the pics of the job: Closeup view of jumpers Jumpers with […]