A project log for Discrete YASEP

a 16-bits YASEP computer (mostly) made of DIP/SOIC chips like in the 70s and 80s... with 2010's twists!

Yann Guidon / YGDES 10/22/2015 at 18:260 Comments

This project is a crazy goofball but there is one major problem : it is expensive (and potentially fragile).

How can I fulfill the educational purpose if only "a select few" can afford it ?

Honestly, there are small and cheap FPGA discovery boards, and people can get microcontrollers for a few coins these days. But it misses the point of having a living anatomical chart under your eyes, with which you can interact

There is yet another problem I face. Some people would like to play with it and provide feedback but I have no physical demo yet and I can't send several units across the world. And what if I want to update the unit that is already sent ?

The answer is simple: create a software version that can run on people's computers. Obviously, it will be written with HTML5, just like the YASEP framework, and both should be able to interact ;-)

So I just created a subdomain :