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

4 thoughts on “MCU for desktop plasma globe

  1. Alamurla says:

    thats just awesome, im going to have to go out and buy a plasma globe now…

  2. TX BIGFOOT says:

    Check out this article about taking apart a plasma globe. http://www.instructables.com/id/Taking-apart-a-plasma-globe/

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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