A simple light bulb change lead to disaster this morning.
Warning! Nitric Acid is nasty stuff to play around with. I did this so you don’t have to! Do not attempt to do this yourself or you may end up dead!
So today I wanted to try and decapsulate some chips to see how they were laid out inside.
This was my first attempt. A Leapfrog L1000 arm chip.
Not sure if I etched everything off or this is some sort of copper obfuscation layer.
The other side looks like the standard back of a chip.
Next I attempted one of those custom glued down chips from a older leapfrog toy.
results were much better.
This is one really nice chip to look at :)
Some sort of die marking of who really made the chip. I couldn’t get a clear image of it.
This is at 500x zoom on my microscop
Next up I did a old DEC scsi chip
lastly a simple 8 pin eprom chip
I got the power wired up to day. Everything is good!
Yes you read that right. I am mining bitcoins on my laptop :)
I am in a really awesome Good Mood!
So the other day the plugs in the bathrooms of my house were becoming intermittent with random tripping of the GFI breakers for no reason.
When moogle is bored bad things can happen :D
Been building a Lyman extrude to extrude my own filament.
Having too much fun with the Tivax STB-T9. Feeling lazy but will add more details later here is what I’ve done so far.
Found a command that generates a total dump of the system config and compiled settings
simply type pr