8 bit computer, instructions and microcode When designing and building your own computer, you have to design and build your own instruction set as well. So that’s one of the things I’m doing right now. One of the functions of
8 bit computer, buildup status The status so far in pictures:
8 bit computer, output module, annoying problem As you can see in the picture on the right, the output displays two little ‘-‘ signs – and sometimes even more segments – in a dim, lightly flickering way, to the left
8 bit computer, Output Module complete Today I finished building and testing the Output Module for my 8 bit computer. See video and picture below.
8 bit computer, test the Output Module Today I hooked up my Output module – still on breadboard – to the signals from the PCB modules. As you can see in the video below, it works so far. At first,
Share 2014, keynote by Wim Veen A magnificent video about modern learning. Worth to spend some time on!
Building up my workbench Today I finished building up a rack for my equipment on and above my workbench. First I sawed all pieces to measure, I felt like an IKEA factory… I used 12 mm meranti plywood, and 44 x
16 position rotary switch for hex input Found this post for a better input possibility:
8 bit computer, ALU complete Everything is connected now on the ALU board. the bus has been connected (blue wires) the A register is connected to the ALU chips (purple wires) the B register is connected to the ALU chips
Switching over to OS High Sierra immediately? Normally I would switch over to a new version of Apple’s Mac OS as soon as it comes out. “It just works”, right? In the case of the upcoming switch to Mac OS