Digital 25MHz DDS Dual-channel Signal Generator The latest addition to my electronics lab is a wave (or function) generator. It’s a digital one and it can, at least theoretically) be operated from a computer over USB. It features two independent
Program Counter (PC) finished Today, I built the program counter (PC) for my 8 bit computer. It has three control signals: CE – Count Enable PCO – PC Out (put the contents of the PC on the bus) PCI – PC
Digital oscilloscope Yesterday I got me a digital oscilloscope, the Velleman WFS210. It doesn’t look like much when you see it here on the right, but it stacks a nice amount of features. First of all, it works via Wifi.
Memory, registers and ALU For my 8 bit computer I built the A and B registers and the Arithmetic Logic Unit (the ALU). Also I’m experimenting to create 256 bytes of memory. Status The registers now work, they can put
Work on 8 bit computer started After receiving the first order of components, I started work on the clock-module for my new 8 bit computer. Two pictures: Organised chaos When working on projects there’s always a degree of organised
8 bit Computer coming soon I ordered my first batch of parts with my favourite store, OKAPHONE ELEKTRONIKA. As soon as this stuff arrives, I will start the build of my own 8 bit computer out of basic parts, from
Explanation of network protocols Toady I ran into a series of video’s with a very good explanation on how networks and network protocols work, how they fit together and how they take care of transporting your data from A to
Build your own 8-bit computer I found this amazing playlist in which Ben Eater describes building an 8-bit computer in a way that really can help you understand how computers work on a deep level, from the ground up. Perhaps,
New power supplies Welcome to my two new DC LAB Power Supplies: the Velleman LABS3005. They can each supply 0-30 Volts (adjustable) and 0-5 Amp’s (also adjustable) power, with a ripple voltage of 2mV and a ripple current of 3mA.
Raspberry Pi controlled elevator movie Finally, here it is, the movie explaining my Raspberry Pi controlled elevator. Have a look: