This part will cover the build of the control panel. This includes the building of the control panel, drilling and installing buttons & joysticks, wiring the Controls & LEDs, Installing the Trackball & Spinner…
This is the introduction to building your own full-size, 4-player Arcade Machine. In here you will find everything you need to start building your own. In this part, we will decide over the design of the cabinet, what special effects, controls, TV, artwork and much more. This is a very large project and I recommend […]
I cleaned my Kotronic jukebox and now it’s time to give this an upgrade. I will leave all of the original electronics intact and still working but I will add the WS2812 led strip inside the bezels, top and centerpieces. these will be controlled using an Arduino to simulate the “bubbler” bezels from the original wurtzinger/rock-ola jukeboxes […]
In this guide, I will build a small cocktail arcade machine based on RetroPie running on Raspberry Pi. It has an ‘old school’ look with original arcade controls, can be played with any USB controller you can find, is fairly cheap and easy to build and there is an unlimited amount of retro game ROMS […]
This part will cover the wiring of your electronics, this includes the computer, DMD Screen, Audio, TV, buttons, plunger… It will take quite some time wiring everything up correctly and making sure everything is working as intended. But after this guide, it’s just software that remains.
In this part of the Virtual Pinball guide, I will cover the build of the cabinet and control panel. This includes assembling the cabinet and backbox, painting the panels, mounting the legs. prepare holes for: the controls, speakers, DMD Screen, backglass monitor, Special effects… as well as the installation of the plunger, buttons, power switch, […]
This is the introduction to building your own Virtual pinball table. In here you will find everything you need to start building with all the items I bought for my build. There are other alternatives available but my guides will use the items described here. This part includes cabinet designs, special effects, information on the […]
In this guide, I will build a matching stand for the Bartop Arcade Cabinet I built earlier. This way it can be used as a regular stand-up arcade machine, also while I’m at it. I will add a storage compartment, LED strips, indoor lighting, and a coin door. The storage will be used to store all my […]
In this guide, I will build a small bartop arcade machine based on RetroPie running on a raspberry Pi. It has an ‘old school’ look with original arcade controls, can be played with any USB controller you can find, is fairly cheap and easy to build and there is an unlimited amount of retro game […]
In this guide, I will add 4 “Anran” camera’s to Homebridge/Homekit. The stream format from the cameras is not directly supported in Homekit so the incoming stream has to be converted into an mp4 stream. Homebridge will also automatically take still images to show in the Homekit dashboard so you can see the current state without starting […]
In this guide, I will setup Homebridge to check the power status of the Lenovo IX-400D NAS, Send a Wake-on-LAN command to turn it on or send the shutdown command over ssh to turn it back off. This will give you full control of your NAS on your iPhone, iPad or Mac
Homebridge is a lightweight NodeJS server you can run on your home network that emulates the iOS HomeKit API. It supports Plugins that provide a basic bridge from HomeKit to various 3rd-party “smart home” devices. This guide will cover the installation of Homebridge on raspberry pi using Docker.
This guide will cover the basic setup and installation of docker and docker-compose on a raspberry pi. This guide is a prequel to many other guides found on this site.
Build an easy to use cable organizer using plastic wire channel that’s usually used in breaker boxes/power boxes. This is fairly cheap and in my case, it holds about 50 cables per meter. I ended up mounting 4 meters (150″) of wire channel good for over 200 easy accessible cables.
Since Apple introduced the spotlight quick search feature, I use it for almost everything. one thing I’m missing is the ability to start the screensaver and lock your mac from the spotlight.
Sometimes Xcode can get in an odd state, and in most cases cleaning your derived data folder has the highest success rate to any Xcode related problems. Depending on your Xcode version this solution may be required a lot and his handy tool will allow you to quickly clear derived data by opening an app […]
Eisden, Belgium… 7 years after the outbreak, grandma is still alive and she ain’t planning to die anytime soon. A rebuild of my most popular map in call of duty world at war. Download
Applovin Revenue Viewer was created to monitor all Applovin revenue on your iPhone or iPad. The app showed detailed information on your performances over many different time intervals, came with a widget for quick access to your income and much more. The app was available in 2015-2016 but was eventually discontinued after some large updates […]
Sometimes after installing custom software on your IX4-300d, you may find some unremovable files or folders. Here is how to fix this problem.
The fastest way to tag genres in Itunes with this AppleScript. Even when your iTunes is painfully slow!