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Firefly Lantern wedding centrepiece

Firefly Lantern wedding centrepiece

Electronic Projects 25 January 2017
I got married a few months ago and I thought that planning a wedding wasn't already stressful enough and decided that I wanted to bring some of my geekery to the reception and build all of our centerpieces. I was thinking of doing something like some of the firefly LED jars I saw online but my wife had the idea of having some kind of old-fashioned lantern so I decided to merge the two ideas…
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Synthesizer ROM archive

Synthesizer ROM archive

Misc 17 October 2016
Last update 11/27/2017: Kawai K4 v1.0 P206 (27C512) E5DP.rar Kawai K4 v1.3 P206B (27C512).rar Technics sx-WSA1(R) v2 firmware.rar Yamaha TF1 (MBM27128-25) CA00H.rar   Thanks again to Claudio "SerialSinger" Falcone for those new dumps!   Yamaha DX7S V1.3 with service manual - 27C256.zip   Thanks to Briand Joseph for providing both the firmare and the service manual that can be hard to find without spending money!     I noticed that firmware dump for vintage synth…
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Animated LED Weddings Initials (WS2812B)

Animated LED Weddings Initials (WS2812B)

Electronic Projects 07 October 2016
I recently got married and my girlfriend and I wanted to have our initial at the door of the reception hall but we also wanted them to be noticed. While they do sell premade 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…
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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 addressable RGB LEDs and was blown away by how easy they are to control and by how little they cost. 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

21 March 2014
I was looking on eBay for a new PSP after my regular PSP started to have too many issues and decided to go for a PSP Go. The lack of…
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 games…
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 foot pedal and merge it with a thrashed keyboard full of yogurt? An awesome custom input device for your…
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…