8-Bit Nintendo’s First Tweet

I finally fulfilled a childhood dream; I used the NES expansion port to enhance the NES! I created an interface and a homebrew cartridge for it which allows it to send tweets.

Read all about it here!

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  3. Great project, and excellent write-up! I really feel like I learned more about the NES by seeing the process from your perspective. Looking forward to more awesomeness!

    I made a few NES Cartridge breakout boards, basically just an easy way to connect wires to NES Cart Slot headers for experiments: http://soniktech.com/chipmaestro/assets/breakout.jpg

    I’d love to donate one to you to help your research 🙂

    • Wow what a great offer, those look really awesome. When I start a new project I’ll probably take you up on that. Have you or anyone else used them for anything? I’d love to see what others have come up with.

  4. Came across this today on Hackaday, and I had to come here to tell you this was super cool. When I was a kid I always wondered what you could do with the expansion port, and it warms the cockles of my heart to see someone actually did something with it all these years later. I still have my original NES, but it is long dead and I have a stack of electronics projects in my “someday” pile (including doing something cool with my NEC case), so I won’t be trying to replicate it, but you’re still a hero in my book.

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