Arduino Computers & Mobile

The 4-Bit Microcomputer Kit from the Maker Shed features a 20-key keypad, a 7-segment LED, and 7 individual LEDs. It comes pre-programmed with 7 different applications, and you can even program your own via the keypad. It’s a fun retro kit, just begging to be hacked! Don’t forget to check out Gakken magazine 4-bit computer rollout party in Tokyo.

4 thoughts on “In the Maker Shed: 4-Bit Microcomputer Kit

  1. Those are great projects. Thanks for the links.

    The description on the gmc4loader translates : (via Google)

    “I made reference to the GMC-4 program load device. USB came up to get the 78K0 microcontroller. Metronome first, and then scroll left to load the LED starts.”

    Looks like a binary counter?

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