Shopping bag

In Singapore where hobbyist are generally understood as Gundam models collectors or Tamiya cars racers, Sim Lim Tower is probably the only market place for electronics lovers. With four stories of retro-style retail shops which essentially selling the same vintage, it never fails to bring me back to the good old days. I sometimes do … Continue reading Shopping bag

New workbench setup

Watching EEVBlog is extremely dangerous. Underneath Dave's "overly enthusiastic style" there is electronics porn that I absolutely have no immunity to. Especially after seeing his tear down of Rigol DS1052e digital oscilloscope, I am totally poisoned. Thanks to the hardworking of Chinese engineers this once high-end professional equipment now only cost a friction of their … Continue reading New workbench setup

Project Crystal (Part 2)

It took me a while but I've made some progress ... Here are the photos of finished board: [style-my-gallery css="max-width: 80%; margin: 0 auto 25px auto" options='animation: "fade", directionNav: false, pauseOnHover: true, slideshowSpeed: 5000, animationDuration: 300'] Working as a software engineer for ten over years, I did not initially consider Adruino programming is of any … Continue reading Project Crystal (Part 2)

My Pi has arrived!

This is a back dated post to celebrate the arrival of my Raspberry Pi. Delivered on 7th May 2012 from element14 Singapore. This is the device that revived my hobby of DIY electronics, after so many years of dull programming job. Thanks Eben and the Raspberry Pi foundation !