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Posts Tagged ‘Test Gear’

Blinken Hex Lights —

Time to upgrade some of my binary Blinkenlights plug-ins to 7-segment LED hexadecimal versions. In the design of my Hol-1 8-bit CPU I have been leaving rows of pin headers for the attachment of LED indicators. Mainly because you can never have enough Blinkenlights twinkling on a homebrew computer but also because they have their […]

Maplin Minilab —

Published in the September 1983 edition of “Electronics, The Maplin Magazine” the Minilab didn’t even get a mention on the front cover but this DIY power supply with extras for the electronics experimenter was just what the teenage me had been looking for. This Minilab has already made an appearance on this website. Here it […]