ChipMaster at Play
A C.H.I.P. wired up to tell time (visually & audibly) plus play some music!
Welcome web travelers. When I was very young my dad woke me up, in the middle of the night, took me to his office and showed me how he could type a BASIC program into a terminal connected to a mainframe computer that could count to ten. I was entranced: a machine that did anything you told it to do... Sometime later a TRS-80 model I level 2 came home. I have been passionate about computers, especially writing software, ever since. So much so I had a boss give me the title "Chip Master".
I am the "SysOp" of this site, which has been keeping me very busy in writing software. Beyond that these are some of the things that I'm involved with:
C.H.I.P. Related Links:
SBCs that interest me since C.H.I.P. died:
- OrangePi Zero Teensy, very affordable and very useful.
- NanoPi Can almost compete with the C.H.I.P. in flexibility but at about 2.5x the price. Still less coin than a RaspberryPI.
- Beagle Bone Black may actually be able to take the place of CHIP in a PocketCHIP.
RaspberryPiThey have apparently partnered with M$. I have no use for such things and they are hostile to anyone speaking ill of M$. So its a mutual dislike.
My Current favorite MCU:
My favorite is likely to change as I find more units to play with. But this little guy is seriously flexible and affordable!
More to follow...