So far I’ve got two things that I would like to accomplish at Kwartzlab.
- Add a serial port to my WRT54GL router
- Play with a CNC/3D printer/rapid prototyper
I got the WRT54GL over a year ago. It’s running Linux and keeping my computers networked. However, I’d like to get into some lower-level software hacking, and having a serial console to get access to the system (rather than logging in with SSH) would be very handy. I have a header and serial cable for the header, all that I need to do is solder the header onto the board and buy some parts to convert the signals from that header to the correct RS-232 voltage. I’ll probably need some help learning how to solder!
Apart from that, I’m a software guy who wants to get his bytes dirty. I’d like to see what I can make a computer make a CNC do. If we don’t have any such hardware, then I guess we’ll have to build it!