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Pong resurrected

Posted by ralphjy Top Member Jun 21, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Just finished rebuilding the Pong game.   Links to my previous posts: Pong Game Circa 1978 Pong is Alive   Started by de-wiring all of the switches.   Next I found a couple of proto PCBs of the right size and I printed a mounting plate to attach them.   ...
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Pong is Alive

Posted by ralphjy Top Member Jun 7, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   As part of the Hardware Hacking Challenge I thought that I'd try to resurrect a Pong game that I built back in 1978.  My intro blog is here: Pong Game Circa 1978   Since it came out of my junk box and seemed to be in poor condition I thought that I probably should have pro ...
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Pong Game Circa 1978

Posted by ralphjy Top Member May 25, 2020
Hardware Hacking Enter Your Electronics & Design Project for a chance to win a $200 shopping cart! Submit an EntrySubmit an Entry  Back to homepage Project14 Home Monthly Themes Monthly Theme Poll   Sometime in a world long long ago I built a Pong game using a General Instruments AY-3-8500-1 IC (the -1 is for NTSC).   I found the unit in one of my junk boxes.  It has survived 3 moves and an earthquake (Northridge 1994).  It was in okay condition considering.  ...