DIY An Open Source Gameboy is Easy as ABC!

If you’re one of those gameboy lovers and you always have passion want to try something new here, then you’ve come to the right place!

For your information, today’s main theme is how to make an open source gameboy. You must be wondered, “Why should I waste $250 for develop an open source gameboy, instead I can buy 10 used gameboy on eBay easily?” Well, it sounds non-sense to you here, but once you’ve learned how to DIY a gameboy, you’ll be pleased of what you’ve done here!

This Open source Gameboy is an Arduino-based, DIY GamePack is sort of like the Mignon Game Kit, but it is definitely looks much better and cooler. With only $249.93, you can have all these parts: CPU, “inputshield” customizable, vibrating controller, button component, “TouchShield Stealth” OLED display unit, and “MeCap” lithium battery pack.

All you have to do here is try your best to assemble all the parts together and you start the game adventure right away! The only problem is this is still a blank slate with little more than code for a color-changing dot to start with. IF you want to play any games on this new Gameboy, then you’re going to write your very own game codes!

The Magical TV Gadgets – Super TV-B-Gone!

Do you love to watch television programmes when you have free time? Are you a vivid fan of some of the famous television shows or series? Well, no matter you did or did not, as today you will have a closer look on this incredible Super TV-B-Gone gadget!

Some of you here might have seemed this stuff before at other place, but for those that haven’t heard of it before, you should pay attention on this project, because it will need some high concentration here!

With this Super TV-B-Gone, you can turn off TV from a very great distance. First and foremost, you will have to standby 48 IR LEDs and an Atmega8, as you’re going to apply these electronic components into this project! Also, please make sure that you’re buying the 860nm IR LED, as it will have 100 mW/sr, which it’s 70 mW/sr more than the 940nm IR LED at 50mA.

Beside that, you have to arrange the LEDs in 4 rows of 12 pieces and the resistors fit quite nicely between the LEDs. You might also need to use four BD139 NPN transistors to drive the rows. You got to be patient here, as it will take you hours to drill and then solder the board. Let’s do the calculation, 48 LEDs and 48 resistors mean there are total 192 hole plus the other parts!