Modifying Amiga Optical Mouse to fit A600

Recently I bought an Amiga Optical Scroll Mouse from AmigaKit, and I also ordered the recommended adapter for my A600. However, I was not very pleased with this solution because it looked kind of ugly!
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Amiga Optical Scroll Mouse with ugly adapter.

I decided to modify the connector housing by cutting away the plastic tabs that hold the connector in place.
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ATtiny85 – RC switch

I have finally managed to program an ATtiny85 to act as a RC switch! The switch will work as a “poor-man’s-ESC-reverse”. I bought a cheap ESC for my Ballbot Project and it has no reverse mode, it is made for RC aeroplanes, so I have to implement a relay that acts as a “polarity-switch” to be able to make a reveres motion on the motors.

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fireNest 6ch remote

Yesterday I finally continued the build of the remote control for fireCrow v2.0. It was quite some time since last I worked with the firing system now so I thought I’d better get cracking!

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The remote control box with buttons, one of the two rotary switches,
a key switch (on the short side beneath the red buttons), and a vinyl sticker

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Repair your $700 digital height gauge

If your height gauge on/zero/off button stops working, there’s no need to send your tool to a repair man and pay plenty of cash to get it fixed!

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Before doing anything you’ll need to remove the battery. Then you take a X-Acto knife (or similar) and carefully peel of the ISO sticker on the backside of the tool.

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Beneath the sticker you’ll find the hidden screws for the plastic hood.

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