Archive for February, 2015

Orwell joystick.

February 15th, 2015

As well as the railway table I also finished Orwell’s joystick. Actually I made several since the first one I muffed up a bit. The DA15s I ordered arrived a few days apart so during the week I wired up the Orwell end. I used the same pinout as a PC gameport. Well, the top half […]

Railway table access panel.

February 15th, 2015

Since I am soon starting a new job and will be working from home I really want to get the glass for my railway table so I have somewhere to set up my laptop to work on. Before I can get the glass I needed to make the access panel in the bottom of the […]

Orwell IO daughter board.

February 8th, 2015

Recently I was in the UK for Christmas and New Years. One of the trips I did was to Bletchley Park which is where the codebreakers in WW2 cracked the Enigma code. Bletchley has a working version of Turing’s Bombe machine which is used to work out the possible settings for the Enigma decoder. Next […]