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Control your Windows computer using your Sony Playstation 3

25 May 2009

Ok, let me introduce my new project: It's called PS3ReCon (which stands for Playstation 3 Remote Control), it allows you to use your Sony Playstation 3 Bluetooth Remote to control your computer.
It's fully writen in c# and supports external plugins (.dll files)
Oh, and also, it's free !

640 Leds display [Project update]

8 July 2007

Finally i had enough free time to work on the PCB layer, here's the first version (unverified for now)

click to view the whole layout
Since I can't etch something >300mm, I have to split each board in two parts.
So we have the logic boards (74×4094, and uln2803) on the top, and the "matrices" boards (with the [...]

[New project] 640 leds display (work in progress)

30 December 2006

Once again i've been very busy lately…
Here's a preview of my new project… meet the 640-led-display(-to-be)!

Ok for now only 2 matrices (=128 leds), but there are way to much wire on that breadboard… even with only two of them!

Project Pictures

Project parts (estimated):
a lot of resistors (about 85)
some capacitors
10x 74HCT4094 (shift register, with latch, and serial [...]

Project One: a clock with 7 segment displays and an Atmel Atmega8 µC

18 September 2006

This is my first project with Atmel's microcontrolers…
it's an idea i had to learn how to use digital I/Os, internal timer, interrupts,…
The hardware/software may not be very optimised, but the clock is quite accurate! :p

Persistence Of Vision + Leds = Fun

21 July 2006

Today I saw an article about POV by Erik Zoltan (link IBM via hacked gadgets)
He's using a Parallax HomeWork Board (I don't know the price but i think it's quite expensive) thus I've decided to do the same thing with low cost equipement (16F84)

How to install smokeping under windows

18 June 2006

this guide is deprecated and no longer supported, except for part 7,8, and 10
 is the new way to go for Smokeping under Windows
1) smokewhat?
Smokeping(link) is a nice latency measurement tool, unfortunately it WAS only available for linux/unix…but after the jump, you'll find how to make it work under Microsoft Windows!
SmokePing is a deluxe latency measurement [...]