I am 'teh win'!

I am 'teh win'!

Well, I got the email today letting me know that I won this lovely LCD screen by playing Hacked Gadgets'"Name That Thing" Contest. You should go check out their site, it's got plenty of related electronics-hacking stuff.

Nokia 3310/3330/3390 LCDs (with PCD8544 Controller)

Nokia 3310/3330/3390 LCDs (with PCD8544 Controller)

I recently bought two Nokia LCDs from eBay seller talktalkmobiles, and each came with a free Torx-8 screwdriver.
The screens come from Nokia 3310, 3330 and 3390, and have built-in Philips PCD8544 controllers.

Freescale Samples

Freescale Samples

Here are some samples I got from Freescale Semiconductor. :cool:

Solar Panel

Solar Panel

Ok, so.. Long story short, our Canadian Tire had a $30 Eliminator 1.8W solar panel on sale for $10 this week. :eep:

We Have Liftoff!

We Have Liftoff!

A picture I caught of Cocoa 'lifting off'.

Pleiades

Pleiades

This is the Pleiades star cluster, also known as M45, or "The Seven Sisters". It is an Open Cluster in the constellation Taurus. It is comprised mainly of hot blue stars.

Altoids Project Tin

Altoids Project Tin

Here's one of two Altoids cases that I purchased from a local discount store.. $1 each, with altoids and all. I must say, Cinnamon Altoids are stronger than the spicy candy hearts you get around Valentine's Day, but hey, it was all worth it.. For the case.

Nebulosity around V* V1578 Cyg

Nebulosity around V* V1578 Cyg

This is a nebula around V* V1578 Cyg.

Parts from Digi-Key!

Parts from Digi-Key!

Ok, here's the batch of parts I received from Digi-Key for my C64 DTV.

I ordered case-mount parts so I wouldn't have to worry about making boards to mount the connectors.

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