Display Projects

Several projects using salvaged displays from appliances. Some have links to process documentation.

7-segment Answering Machine Display

Upcycled answering machine display and case, programmed as a Simon-like game.

Documentation here.

Blu Ray Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Programmed as a slot machine game. 1 switch for input.

Code here.

Philips AM/FM Receiver Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Programmed as a clock. 2 buttons for input, rightmost digit fills in a segment every 10 seconds to show passage of 60 seconds.

Code here.

Microwave LED Display

Programmed with microgame, Climb the Castle mechanic. 3 buttons for input, microwave piezo for sound output.

Code here.

Microwave Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Programmed with microgame, Frogger type mechanic. Joystick for input.

Code here.

j-Win DVD/VCR Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Programmed with fading animations for now, salvaged microswitches and audio potentiometer for input.

VCR LED Display

Programmed with microgame, catch falling object mechanic. Salvaged microswitches and piezo beeper for input and output. Notice the identical design to the vfd that broke above! Documented here.

Code here.


Microwave LED Display

Programmed with microgame, Frogger type mechanic. Salvaged buttons for input.

Code here

DVD/VCR LED Display

Programmed with microgame, slot machine type mechanic. Salvaged microswitch and piezo beeper for input and output.

Code

Phillips DVD Player Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Programmed as clock with animations on the hour, salvaged microwave microswitch and button for input to set time

Code here

VCR Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Sadly dropped on the table, white smudge in corner shows air leaked in and and vacuum seal is lost

Yamaha Entertainment System Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Programmed with animations, documented here.

Code here

Clock LED Display

Programmed with microcontroller-timed clock, display is not multiplexed. Three buttons for input to set time and AM/PM.

Code here.

Onkyo Entertainment System Vacuum Fluorescent Display

Not programmed, powered with microwave 120V AC transformer.


Microwave Vacuum Fluorescent Display

The project that started it all! Documented here.

Code here.