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Z80 Computer Part II – Now We’re Talking! (kinda’)

Firstly, it now has a name (…and logo): From my first name and Calculator, the CPU and year. Anyway… News! Project Status The Serial Port has been implemented, but I’m still struggling with the software for the Serial port. It doesn’t help that I’ve not had time to work seriously on it, either. Images of Continue Reading


Freeware image viewer for Windows 95 and above, with support for BMP, JPG and TGA formats (Open and Save)-and  GIF, PIC, TIF, CUT, PCD, PSP, PDD, PSD, RLA, SGI, RLE, PCX and some other formats (Viewing Only). Easy browsing of images even in your internet cache file, TWAIN and Printing support, even a slide-show function with Continue Reading


Small tools for Windows: TWAINCopy, FontView, 555 Oscillator Designer, ColorTool, VideoCD Player and more. Compatible with Windows versions from Windows 95 and up – Most even run on 64 bit Windows 10.

X-Eyes For Windows

A Windows-version of the mouse-following eyes that comes with X-Windows. Now with all the features of the original UNIX version. Legacy Software, written in Borland Delphi 5, from 1999 to 2002. Compatible with Windows versions from Windows 95 and up – It even runs 64 bit Windows 10. Download Here! Also available from JograData!

Yet another Z80 Computer Project…

So I’m doing a Z80 based computer, as any Nerd should 🙂 The specs: CPU Z80A @ 4MHz ROM 8 KB RAM 8 KB (Expandable to 64 KB) I/O:   Serial SIO/2 with CTC controlled BAUD rate on individual channels. O/S TBA (ROM Monitor, Basic and/or CP/M) Current status: CPU, RAM, ROM and CTC implemented Continue Reading

The German Town Name Generator

Downloadable Software

The “German Town Name Generator” is a small tool to generate authentic-looking German town names. Updated version, now in glorious .NET Download now! Runs on a PC with .NET 4.5 or above.

Temperature on Arduino

Updated 20130522, test concluded – Ragequit 🙂 I was testing (previously with an Arduino…. Hardware: Arduino Ethernet with 5 Dallas 18B20 OneWire temperature sensors. Communication with the OneWire sensors was bashed together from the OneWire library sample program and the Cosm Client sample. I achieved one update every five minutes, with five sensors. Unfortunately, after their Continue Reading

New (Old) Pictures added

Old Warhammer photos added. And a few changes in the gallery.  

Come along, Pond

Right, now, for my next trick, I’ll go through all the old crap from prevous websites, and actually try to get some CONTENT here! I’ve had web pages from back in the late 90’ies, and they’ve never gotten past the “I is onna Intarwebz” stage… Content to look forward to: Warhammer! Ive painted a fair Continue Reading

Arduino Robot

I built this small “Robot” a while ago. It is built on the Tamiya base plate, tank treads kit and dual gearbox. Uses four AA batteries and has an Arduino for brains. The motor controller is a L298 dual H bridge. The schematics are extremely simple. The L298 is connected directly between the motors and Continue Reading

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