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OpticSpy Analog (Crowd Supply Edition)

2 layer board of 3.42 x 0.71 inches (86.7 x 18.1 mm).
Shared on February 8th, 2018 20:11

Optical receiver for exploring and experimenting with optical data transmissions. It captures, amplifies, and converts an optical signal into digital form that can be analyzed or decoded with a computer.

Based on Maxim Integrated’s AN1117: Small Photodiode Receiver Handles Fiber-Optic Data Rates to 800kbps application note. Crowd Supply Edition contains on-board USB-to-Serial interface (FT231X), status indicator LEDs, potentiometers and test points for easier fine-tuning of a particular target signal, and modified physical footprint with more detailed silkscreen.

Design details can be found here

Order an assembled unit from Crowd Supply here


OpticSpy Analog (Crowd Supply Edition)

2 layer board of 3.42 x 0.71 inches (86.7 x 18.1 mm).
Shared on February 8th, 2018 20:11

Optical receiver for exploring and experimenting with optical data transmissions. It captures, amplifies, and converts an optical signal into digital form that can be analyzed or decoded with a computer.

Based on Maxim Integrated’s AN1117: Small Photodiode Receiver Handles Fiber-Optic Data Rates to 800kbps application note. Crowd Supply Edition contains on-board USB-to-Serial interface (FT231X), status indicator LEDs, potentiometers and test points for easier fine-tuning of a particular target signal, and modified physical footprint with more detailed silkscreen.

Design details can be found here

Order an assembled unit from Crowd Supply here



Atari 2600 2K/4K Cartridge PCB

2 layer board of 1.64 x 1.86 inches (41.5 x 47.1 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.


Atari 2600 2K/4K Cartridge PCB

2 layer board of 1.64 x 1.86 inches (41.5 x 47.1 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.



Atari 2600 2K/4K Cartridge PCB (Activision)

2 layer board of 1.63 x 1.96 inches (41.3 x 49.8 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.


Atari 2600 2K/4K Cartridge PCB (Activision)

2 layer board of 1.63 x 1.96 inches (41.3 x 49.8 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.



Atari 2600 8K/16K/32K Bankswitch Cartridge PCB

2 layer board of 1.64 x 1.86 inches (41.5 x 47.1 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.


Atari 2600 8K/16K/32K Bankswitch Cartridge PCB

2 layer board of 1.64 x 1.86 inches (41.5 x 47.1 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.



Atari 2600 8K/16K/32K Bankswitch Cartridge PCB (Activision)

2 layer board of 1.63 x 1.96 inches (41.3 x 49.8 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.


Atari 2600 8K/16K/32K Bankswitch Cartridge PCB (Activision)

2 layer board of 1.63 x 1.96 inches (41.3 x 49.8 mm).
Shared on December 11th, 2017 14:20

Build your own homebrew video game cartridges! Originally designed by Joe Grand in 2004. More details available at http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/pixels-past/.