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Synth EPROM dumps

Synth EPROM dumps

Misc 17 October 2016
Back in the older day, most device that had a firmware or bios would store their data in an EPROM chip connected to a socket and synthetiser would be no different. Unlike flash memory or EEPROM, you could not simply udpate the chip content using software method and you could only rewrite the chip content after erasing them with an EPROM eraser. It would shine a UV light thourgh a little windows on top of…
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Animated LED Weddings Initials (WS2812B)

Animated LED Weddings Initials (WS2812B)

Electronic Projects 07 October 2016
I recently got married and me and my girlfriend wanted to have our initial at the door of the reception hall but we also wanted them to be noticed. While they do sell pre-made letter with light in it, they were not only overly expensive for what they were but also not that pretty. It was either small incandescent lightbulb or very ugly white LED. I figured that I could do much better and set out…
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DIY 10x10 WS2812 RGB LED Matrix

DIY 10x10 WS2812 RGB LED Matrix

Electronic Projects 25 April 2016
This is not really a tutorial article as it is very simple, it is more an idea I wanted to share. I recently started playing with WS2812 addresseable RGB LEDs and was blown away by how easy they are to control and by how little they costed. I looked into buying a matrix to try out different animation pattern and for potential future project but was turned off by the prices. While I could easily…
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PSP Go Micro SD card slot modification

PSP Go Micro SD card slot modification

Electronic Projects 21 March 2014
I was looking on ebay for a new PSP after my regular PSP started to have too many issue and decided to go for a PSP Go. The lack of UMD drive didn't bother me at all since I was mainly using it to play emulator from the memory card and the small size of the PSP Go really appealed to me. My only gripe with it was it's use of expensive proprietary memory card.…
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The Hamburger Game - digital board conversion (Tabletop Simulator)

The Hamburger Game - digital board conversion (Tabletop Simulator)

18 January 2016
I recently bought Tabletop Simulator (TTS) during the winter Steam sale. For those of you who never heard of it, it is an engine allowing people to play board game…
Phillips LFH-0210 dictation pedal turned into custom HID input device (HP KU-0316 keyboard mod)

Phillips LFH-0210 dictation pedal turned into custom HID input device (HP KU-0316 keyboard mod)

16 November 2015
What do you get if you take an old, obsolete dictation footpedal and merge it with a thrashed keyboard full of yogourt? An awesome custom input device for your game…
Elektronica MK-61 (Электро́ника МК-61) power-switch replacement

Elektronica MK-61 (Электро́ника МК-61) power-switch replacement

05 November 2015
I needed a new calculator and the way I see it, if you're gonna buy a new calculator,  why not do it with some style? That's how I ended up…
Super Wild Card DX2 SNES Backup Unit FAQ (SWC DX2)

Super Wild Card DX2 SNES Backup Unit FAQ (SWC DX2)

29 October 2015
Back when I was a young geek in 2001, I bought a Super Wild Card DX2 SNES backup unit with money I saved from selling stuff on ebay. It was…
Energy Breaker (エナジーブレイカー) custom english SNES cart label

Energy Breaker (エナジーブレイカー) custom english SNES cart label

24 October 2015
A while ago, I made a reproduction cart of Energy Breaker using the then recently released fan translation by Disnesquick. I wanted to have a profesionnal looking label printed for a…
S530 bluetooth earpiece charging port fix

S530 bluetooth earpiece charging port fix

17 July 2015
I was in need of a small wireless earphone to listen to music while working so I went straight to ebay and found this very nice and tiny bluetooth earpiece.…
Migrating Joomla 3 articles & Jcomments database without plugins

Migrating Joomla 3 articles & Jcomments database without plugins

04 June 2015
DBWBP.com has recently been the victim of a malicious SPAM bot script and got taken down for severals days. This was my own fault as I had some issues after…
SNES Cart region-free modification (Replacing CIC lockout-chip with SuperCIC)

SNES Cart region-free modification (Replacing CIC lockout-chip with SuperCIC)

12 February 2015
The Super Nintendo used a lockout-chip system similar to the one found on the NES. Nintendo not only used that lock-out chip system to try and prevent unnauthorized software from…
Fix Vizio TV E320/E371VL, E370/E371VL, E420 stuck on standby (EEPROM Dump)

Fix Vizio TV E320/E371VL, E370/E371VL, E420 stuck on standby (EEPROM Dump)

02 January 2015
It seem like a few popular Vizio HD TV set suffer from a similar EEPROM corruption as the Sony Playstation 3D TV. Turn out that many of them stop working…
Cisco IP Phone 7960 series Loose Stand Repair

Cisco IP Phone 7960 series Loose Stand Repair

19 December 2014
Many companies use Cisco IP phone nowadays and the place where I work is no exception. We had a few that we had to shelves because the stand would no…