Rancilio Silvia “PID PIC NES” mod – NES controlled espresso machine

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Tim writes –

“Hi, I have been working for the last couple years on my own version of the Rancilio Silvia mod documented in the excellent Make 4

…a PIC 16F876 microcontroller brain, a 20 character VFD display, nintendo controller, three zero-crossing solid state relays, IC thermometer, laser cut acrylic top, cold cathode ground effects and shot light. This project has stretched out for quite some time, and will likely continue on as I pick away at it some more. But for now, the bulk of the first wave of coolness is complete….”Link.


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