I have received some modules from AliExpress and the first thing I needed to do was understand how these works. so I made an example where the code loads all pictures from the MicroSD and show them on the screen.Read More
After finishing my year of study and getting my graduation in New Zealand I had about 3 months with too much free time on weekdays. Then, I started to see videos on YouTube and I finally saw some videos about the Game Boy Color and how to modify the video console to improve it. One of these modification is change the original screen for a IPS screen with backgraund illumination, I will show that in another article. The another typical modification is modifies the way to provider energy to the GBC, that is this article is about.Read More
Nintendo Wii was the first video game console I have modified internally to be able to load any software that I wanted. It’s because I used to have portable video game consoles like Game Boy or Nintendo DS and with them you just need a special cartridge to do that.
I still remember doing this with the Nintendo Wii was extremely easy, there was only necessary to solder a small microcontroller with 8 legs a few cables. However, now, it has become hard in the last years.Read More
When I started to learn about Arduino everything was more complicated than now, on internet there was less information, less videos or tutorials, less kind of modules to buy on eBay, DealeXtreme, AliExpress or other webs.
It wasn’t a big problem for me because I have done these kinds of things for long time and I could find the answer I needed.
However, not everybody has the same knowledge or patience. Or not everybody wants or is able to spend a lot of time. Then, it’s good that now there are more companies and platforms to choose the best solution for each one.
Today, I’m going to talk about the Grove platform of SeeedStudio.Read More