Up until now I have been buying solder flux bottles and put it on the pcb with cotton swabs. Unfortunatly parts of the swabs coma loose and entangle themselves in components. In addition to that it felt kinda wrong to use cotton swabs to put the flux on. That’s why I’m switching to solder pens now – and compare three of them in this post,
These are the pens I bought off ebay. The number in the bottom right corner helps identify them in the upcoming rating:
I just added another NES bootleg to the database. Click!
Recently, I stumbled upon a fantastic hack for the Famicom/NES. After playing the games for several hours in an emulator I decided to build a cartridge for it to play the game on the actaual hardware.
The hack is called “Zelda – The Legend of Link”, made by infidelity.
You can find a lot of info and behind the scenes insights in the official thread: Click!
In this post I’ll show how I built the cartridge. If you got any questions feel free to ask me!
I’ll translate every post of this site as I just discovered that most of my visitors aren’t fluent in German 🙂