My Vintage Equipments

Vintage Equipments

2006
August 25

Chumby

Chumby

Chumby is an embedded computer which provides Internet and LAN access via a Wi-Fi connection. Through this connection, the Chumby runs various software widgets. This consumer electronics gadget premiered on August 25, 2006 at Foo Camp and was released to around 100 alpha release testers at this event. Foo Camp.... continue reading

1977
October 15

Oscilloscope Display

Oscilloscope Display

Documentation Oszilloskop als alphanumerisches Datensichtgerät, Dipl. Ing. Marco Barnig, Elektronik 9/1977, Seiten 92 – 96 Bilderzeugung bei grafischen Oszilloskop-Datensichtgeräten, Dipl. Ing. Marco Barnig, Elektronik 10/1977, Seiten 85- 89, 106

June 1

Data Recorder ZE 601

Data Recorder ZE 601

The Data Recorder was developed in 1977 at the Institute of Electronics of the ETHZ by Dr. Rolf Zinniker in relation with the MC6800 Microcomputer system. The electronic interface card with an FSK ( frequency shift keying) modem was embedded in a cassette tape recorder from Sanyo, Model M2502U. Documentation.... continue reading

January 7

Electronic Mill Game

Electronic Mill Game

I created an electronic Mill Game board in 1977 .. The mill game is also referred to as nine-man morris, mill, mills, the mill game, merels, merrills, merelles, marelles, morelles, ninepenny marl and “cowboy checkers” (it was often printed on the back of checkerboards). The Mill game is believed to.... continue reading

1976
June 1

Microcomputer system MC6800

Microcomputer system MC6800

The development of the the microcomputer system MC6800 started in late 1975 at the Institute of Electronics of the ETHZ by Dr. Rolf Zinniker, Dr. Kurt Mühlemann and myself. The system was based on the  8-bit microprocessor 6800 designed and first manufactured by Motorola in 1974. The operation of the.... continue reading