07 Jan '15, 9pm

Repairing and Reviewing a 1976 PONG Clone

Repairing and Reviewing a 1976 PONG Clone

Hackaday alum [Todd] has been searching for an old PONG clone for the last two years. This variant is called, “The Name of the Game”. [Todd] has fond memories of playing this game with his sister when they were young. Unfortunately, being the hacker that he is, [Todd] tore the game apart when he was just 14 to build his own Commodore 64 peripherals. He’s been wanting to make it up to his sister ever since, and he finally found a copy of this game to give to his sister last Christmas. After opening up the box, [Todd] quickly noticed something strange with the power connector. It looked a bit charred and was wiggling inside of the enclosure. This is indicative of a bad solder joint. [Todd] decided he’d better open it up and have a look before applying power to the device. It was a good thing he did, because the power connector was barely connected at all. A simple soldering ...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2015/01/07/repairing-and-reviewing-a-...

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Pong Gelato – Thai Style Coconut Gelato With Sorbet In A Husk

Pong Gelato – Thai Style Coconut Gelato With So...

danielfooddiary.com 08 Jan '15, 12pm

Aroy mak mak . In Thai, ‘Pong’ is often echoed with a “thumbs-up” gesture. You may have seen coconut ice cream in a husk w...

Repairing Burnt Speakers with a Steady Hand

Repairing Burnt Speakers with a Steady Hand

hackaday.com 07 Jan '15, 3am

[Martin] seems to have a knack for locating lightly damaged second-hand audio gear. Over the years he’s collected various ...