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Sneak peak part 2.

Posted: December 30, 2011 in Gaming, NottingHack, Projects, Retro

Last night I decided to get off my arse and head over to Hackspace and do making!

So here’s what I made, a prototype mini arcade cabinet using some 3mm particle board and a hot glue gun.

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Here’s some pictures of the build

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Just need to finish getting my parts and finish soldering the cables to the donor GBA SP. Also get inducted on the laser cutter, then I can get on with the final build.

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Sneak peek . . . .

Posted: December 28, 2011 in Gaming, NottingHack, Retro

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Here’s a quick look at my next little (ish) project.

That GBA sp is going  to be the heart of the 7inch mini arcade machine.

That’s all I saying at the moment!  Lol

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Following on from my last quick project and the issue with the size of the hard drive and NES cart I have decided this time that will not be an issue!

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NES 10 yard fight HDD

Posted: December 10, 2011 in Gaming, Media, NottingHack
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So what can you do with a non working copy of 10 Yard Fight on the NES and a redundant 20 gig laptop HDD?

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Today I almost started the xbox 360 clock, by which I mean the non working 360. When checked was working so I’ve taken it back home!! But never fear I have another one that definatly does not work.

The plan so far is to totally gut it to just a case, add a standard clock movement then pimp it with 24 LEDs telling the time digitally somehow.
I have ideas just need to do some R+D then get it done.

When finished I will publish a new page with a full run down of what we’ve done, like a WIP.

Stayed tuned for more.

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Well  here it is, our first completed project whilst at NottingHack.  As previously posted HERE we completed teh first stage of the Atari vibrati punk console ( which will now be known as `AVPC`). Now stage 2 is (more…)

First Night at NottingHack.

Posted: June 15, 2011 in NottingHack

Last night was our first night at Nottinghack  Evening Build Workshop for the `stay calm and solder` with the Vibrati Punk Console.

`The Vibrati Punk Console is a beginner-friendly electronic music project that can be finished in one evening. The simple circuit generates an amazing range of retro warbles, screams, glitches, fuzzes and tone ramps.` (more…)