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BUILDING THE WORLD’S FIRST 100% NEW COMMODORE 64!

Retro Recipes takes new components and rebuilds the world’s first new C-64 since 1994. The Commodore 64 was discontinued in 1994 and since then it’s been impossible to find a 100% new “real” (non-emulation) replacement. Thanks to the sponsorship of http://PCBWay.com – great PCBs from $5! – let’s try to build the world’s first brand […]

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The New Type of LED You Should be Using!

Dave takes you on a tour from the first LEDs to the latest in LED technology, the individually addressable LEDs such as Neopixels/WS2812B style. From the quantum effects to how to wire their data line, Dave covers it all!

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How to Add JARVIS to Home Assistant powered Smart Home

Here is a walkthrough of an audible notification system, and how this YouTuber built JARVIS using Home Assistant. Now, you will hear this multiple times, but this isn’t actually JARVIS in the Artificial Intelligence sense, but simply using JARVIS as the inspiration for my audible notifications. This system is heavy on the YAML and Jinja […]

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The Type of LED You Should be Using!

Dave takes you on a tour from the first LEDs to the latest in LED technology, the individually addressable LEDs such as Neopixels/WS2812B style. From the quantum effects to how to wire their data line, Dave covers it all!

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IoT Maker Raspberry Pi

How to Hacking Your Garage Door with the Raspberry Pi Pico W

A high tech solution to not leaving the garage door open all day! Here’s the open source Raspberry Pi Pico W garage door sensor project, with instructions for how you can set up the same thing at your house: https://github.com/geerlingguy/pico-w-garage-door-sensor

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Is this Best ESP32 board? New T-Display S3 ESP32S3

Now that the move is complete and more of my stuff is out of boxes, I look forward to tinkering with electronics again. I finally received new Lily GO T-Display S3 development board. Old version TTGO T-Display is one of my favorite boards. In this video I will show you features of new board, we […]

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Beating 5 Scam Arcade Games with Science

Mark Rober built 5 robots to beat the 5 most popular arcade games.

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A DIY 65816 Computer

This guy built his own SBC with a 65816 processor at it’s core. This week, I decided to do a little show-and-tell on the 65816-based ‘single’ board computer that I’ve been working on on and off for the last three or so years.

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