30 Dec '13, 3am

Fubarino Contest: Splash Screen On System Reset

Fubarino Contest: Splash Screen On System Reset

Here’s a Fubarino contest entry for all those homebrew computer nuts out there. [Danjovic] modified a serial NTSC/PAL display adapter to show an ASCII version of the Hackaday logo when his board first boots up. The build is based on [Daryl Rictor]‘s Video Display Adapter intended for use with homebrew computers, microprocessor projects, and any other minimalist digital setup that needs an NTSC or PAL video display. It’s a surprisingly simple circuit, made of a few logic ICs and an ATmega8. [Danjovic] modified this video display adapter with an easter egg: if one pin on the ATmega8 is shorted when the board is powered on, a neat Hackaday splash screen is displayed for several seconds before falling back to the stock display of a blinking cursor. [Dnajovic] converted the ASCII Hackaday logo with the help of a short Python script and loaded it onto the AVR with a small firmwa...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2013/12/29/fubarino-contest-splash-sc...

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