Category Archive: Electronics

Sep 18

Black Screen of SNES

PCB from Super Bomberman 2 cartridge non-working

I have a load of old consoles lying around, including a SNES with a pile of games I picked up cheaply after the N64 released. While all the games worked perfectly 15 years ago, trying them again now, some would do nothing other than display a black screen when the console was powered up.

Jul 19

Manual Headlight Level Adjuster for the RX8

What you need to build

Manually adjust your HID headlights on the go.

Jul 07

Using Shift Registers to expand your output

Logical layout from the datasheet

Shift registers are fantastically useful little chips to use when you need a few more I/O pins than your microcontroller offers you. They essentially allow you to turn 3 output pins into 8!