A new board for driving up to three stepper motors, WiFi connected with a web-server UI for CNC or dedicated applications. Based on the Raspberry Pi HAT format and also allowing control from a Pi,
Z180 50MHz with the BusRaider
How fast can a Z180 be made to run in an RC2014 backplane? Let’s find out!
Marty Learns to Swing – Part 3 Q-Learning
The third part in the Marty Learns to Swing series. This time out Marty pursues Q-Learning but finds that an Exhaustive approach suits him better.
Marty Learns to Swing – Part 2
In this, the second part of the series, I develop an OpenAI Gym to model Marty the Robot on a swing and get it to the point where we can start testing strategies for keeping Marty swinging once he gets started.
Marty Learns To Swing – Part 1
Marty is an amazing walking robot designed by Sandy Enoch and the Robotical team. Here we’re starting the process of teaching Marty how to use a playground swing.
What can you do with an RC2014 (+ BusRaider)? Part 1
Someone on the RC2014 forums asked “What can you do with an RC2014”. I decided to answer, perhaps somewhat tangentially, with a post about developing RC2014 hardware.
Say NO to Headless Dogs
The Ender 3 is a cheap 3D printer which turns out to be amazing. The only snag is that it prints headless dogs. So here’s an upgrade to make sure you get the whole hound.
SpeakUp – WiFi Log-on over Audio
Have you ever had trouble trying to get a “thing” (bathroom scales, ) onto your WiFi? Does it have to be so hard? Follow this post to see how to send WiFi credentials using nothing but sound from a browser!
Is Yours a Face that Opens Doors
Using a combination of OpenCV and Amazon Rekognition for a fast-response facial recognition – to open doors and other things.
Raid the Bus and the Speccy Lives!
A retro project to make a ZX Spectrum live on an RC2014. It’s been a bit of a labour of love but I’m now ready to say this is finished-ish, so take a look!