Part of my traveling in China, september 2007, was a balloon trip. Here you can see a Youtube low quality video of the experience With Xvid and Virtualdub I also made a video file in much higher quality (but still lower than the original). Size is 20 Mb so it may take a while on slower connections. Photo’s of the balloontrip are in the photo web gallery. Continue reading Video of balloon trip Yangshou
I love oldfashioned christmas tree decorations. Silver coloured, glass, o so breakable ;). Especially birds with feathers like swans. Just the day before Christmas day 2007 I acquired a new collection of birds. Here you see some. Continue reading Christmas tree decoration
It has been cold in Weesp the last days. Freezing cold, all trees got a white cover. So I got out with my camera to document this rare event. See the album here! The greeting card was one of the photo’s made during this trip around Weesp Continue reading Merry Christmas and a happy New Year
The info on MSX, that I keep online since 1998 (yes, it will be 10 years soon!), has found a new home. The domain retro8bits.com is now mine, and I have used http://msx.retro8bits.com/ to store the MSX Info and added the FUNET archive to it. The main site forwards visitors to there. This was the opportunity to move from hand-coded html to a CMS, so this is a CMS Made Simple based site now, with a heavily adapted theme (white, blue, no extravaganza). No real new content except the FUNET commented archive lists. The Search function will proof to be … Continue reading MSX Info Pages and FUNET archive have a new home
You can still buy 6502 CPU, NOS (new old stock) and even new form Western Design Center. Or do what Dieter Mueller did: take some common TTL IC’s, combine it with EPROMS fileld with micro code, a couble of Euro PCBs and you have build your own 6502! Continue reading 6502 cpu in TTL and EPROMS
Click this: telnet://towel.blinkenlights.nl And enjoy a version of Starwars as you never have seen. ASCII art is fun! Continue reading Starwars! New version!
Amazing, thats is the first thing one thinks when seeing a new processor like the Propeller made by Parallax. I was triggered to look it this when WISclub friend Franz Achatz showed his new easyPROP design. easyPROP is a low priced high quality Propeller based evaluation board equipped with: Ethernet Interface SD Memory VGA and composite Video and Audio PS/2 Keyboard, PS/2 Mouse Xbee connector USB Interface 28 I/O ports What is so special about the Propeller processor? Clock Speed DC to 80 MHz 32K RAM / 32 K ROM, accessible by all cogs as a mutually-exclusive resource through the … Continue reading easyPROP Propeller Evaluation board