Multi-colored Case Lights

Multi-colored Case Lights

Well, here's the front of my recently-rennovated computer case. By 'rennovated', I mean "replaced old-and-boring blue LEDs with the multicolor color-changing LEDs of coolness.

How I managed this was to:

SparkFun FT232RL Breakout Board

SparkFun FT232RL Breakout Board

This little guy will be making his appearance in some future electronics projects 

RGB Leds

RGB Leds

I recently got my packet of 50 RGB LEDs, and free 50 current-limiting resistors to go along with it, direct from China. :-D

MSNTV2 Close-up

MSNTV2 Close-up

Here's a better shot of the MSNTV2.

Note: I added an old heatsink  to the Northbridge, as it tends to run warm. 

:thumbsup:

CueCat Hacking

CueCat Hacking

I bought 3 nice, new, and almost shiny CueCats in a package deal from eBay. :-D

As far as a tutorial for hacking CueCats, here goes.

Pocket Gerb!

Pocket Gerb!

Here's my pocket gerb, Smokey, making his appearance for the camera. :-D He loves snuggling in my pocket, with no real purpose besides being comfy. 

MSNTV2 Boot Tutorial

MSNTV2 Boot Tutorial

Well, it's 3AM, but I got my first MSNTV2 server running using linux kernel 2.6.12.5, so here's a writeup on how it's done.

This is provided with no guarantee of accuracy or completeness

This tutorial assumes the following:

Little Gerbils!

Little Gerbils!

Here are our two new little boys.

If anyone's interested in the genetics, according to the Gerbil Color Palette:
The grey one is a Lilac (aa CC E- G- pp) named Smokey. He likes to bite fingers.

2x16 Character LCD Display

2x16 Character LCD Display

Built with the PC Starter Kit ("LCD Kit 04") from the good folks at 411 Technology Systems, it is mounted in a computer case spacer to be mounted in a computer.

WRTSL54GS Antenna Replacement

WRTSL54GS Antenna Replacement

This photo shows you the location of the solder points for the antenna. The "tip", or center of the antenna wire, is a little longer than the braided shield, and is soldered to the point marked "Tip". The shield is just soldered together onto the portion marked "Shield".

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