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Try hacking your own Defcon 20 badge mockup

Posted on Saturday, September 22nd, 2012 in code, documentation, hacks, Parallax Propeller by the machinegeek

If you didn’t get to DEFCON 20 this year you can still try you hand at badge hacking. This year’s badge featured the Parallax Propeller chip and they’ve now released essential files that allow you to create your own functional replica badge.

Links have been provided for the schematic, firmware, and code examples using the badge’s LEDs and the on-board VGA, mouse and keyboard expansion capabilities (pictured above).

Via the Parallax Propeller forum.

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