Mar 21

Home-made GPS and compass

GPS and compass project - Breadboard prototype

This is a project I started about a week or so ago and have been working on when I find time after work. It’s a GPS and compass that temporarily uses an Arduino Nano micro-controller, Nokia 3310 screen, EM-406A SiRF III GPS receiver, and a simple (non-tilt compensated) magnetometer for compass heading. It’s obviously in […]

Nov 10

Lowboy arcade cabinet modifications

Lowboy arcade cabinet - Joystick height comparison

The lowboy arcade cabinet design, as the name suggests, is a relatively small cabinet that was common in Australia during the 90s. I remember these being more popular in corner stores than video game arcades. They were a cheap and compact alternative to the standard larger cabinets and could easily be converted to play different […]