Welcome to Room 7609…

10 years of Raspberry Pi

So the Raspberry Pi has been around for 10 years… everyone’s favourite credit-card-sized computer does just about everything

Borked Signage

In honour of the regular El Reg feature which looks like it’s coming to an end… here’s my tiny collection of borked signage:

Emulating the Psion MC400

I read an online post about creating an “MC400 emulator”. That got me thinking about the ROM, and the 28F010 flash chips that realise it…

My Linux life: a restrospective

As of July 2021 Linux has been around for 30 years. For almost all of that time I’ve been installing Linux on just about anything I possibly can….

5G on the moon?

NASA has ambitions to build a comms infrastructure on the moon using 4G LTE technology…

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About Room 7609

Hi, and welcome to Zed Starr’s compendium of techno-bizzle. Sometimes a bit retro, or getting retro stuff to do things in “modern life”; featuring Raspberry Pi, Linux, GNSS, analogue audio/Hi-Fi, old Psion computers and with an overall electronics flavour. And no, I’m not sure exactly what “techno-bizzle” is either… Enjoy!

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