The first prototype!

A project log for eMBee ONE Pocket Computer

A 1980s style 8-bit computer running BASIC. Includes OLED screen and a QWERTY keyboard. Oh, and the whole thing fits in an Altoids tin.

Matthew BeggMatthew Begg 02/19/2021 at 10:350 Comments

Hello world!

Here is the first prototype of the eMBee ONE. Hand soldered, self-contained, and running from 2 x AAA rechargeable batteries. More pictures:

A few things to note:

Demo program


Really pleased with this first prototype - it just about proves the concept works. And, as with all good prototypes, it shows me what needs to happen next:

Let me know what you think in the comments below!