MCU for desktop plasma globe

Computers & Mobile Technology

A German hacker dusts off his plasma globe from the ’80s and hooks it up to an ATMega8 MCU and serial PC interface so that he can tune it.

Large plasma Globe Tuning – [via] Link
Build site (in German) – Link

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