Grand Idea Studio

Do-It-Yourself

AVRSimon

Sunday, Feb 21st, 2010

AVRSimon is a re-creation of the addictive, flying-saucer-shaped memory game of Simon launched in 1978 by Milton Bradley. The premise of the game is simple: Repeat the sequence of lights and tones. [ continue ]

GPS Receiver Module

Friday, Sep 15th, 2006

The Global Positioning System (GPS) Receiver Module is a fully integrated, low-cost unit with on-board patch antenna that provides standard, raw NMEA0183 (National Marine Electronics Association) information or specific data, such as current time, date, latitude, longitude, altitude, speed, and travel direction/heading, via a serial interface. [ continue ]

Build Your Own Electronic Game Kit

Friday, Apr 7th, 2006

Originally designed for the Maker Faire and sold through Make Magazine’s Maker Shed, the Build Your Own Electronic Game Kit is a custom circuit board kit intended to introduce hobbyists to the world of electronics and soldering. When successfully assembled, the kit becomes a version of the popular memory game, Simon, with a few optional twists, including sound-only, lights-only, reverse order, and fast play. [ continue ]

RFID Reader Module

Sunday, May 1st, 2005

The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Reader Module provides a low-cost solution to read passive RFID transponder tags from up to 4 inches away. [ continue ]

Pixels Past

Tuesday, Jul 1st, 2003

Pixels Past projects provide resources and accessories for retro gaming enthusiasts. No technical support will be provided for the information herein. [ continue ]

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