7400 Contest: 24 hours left

Reminder to all those interested in entering their projects into our Open 7400 Logic Competition: Entries must be received by October 21, 2011, 6AM GMT. You only have 24 hours left to send your entry in. Entering Entries can be posted on in our forum, on your personal blog, or even a handy how-to site like Instructables. When you’re […]

Open 7400 Logic Competition update: 3 weeks left

There’s 3 weeks left to enter the Open 7400 Logic Competition. Check out the 40 entries posted so far. The list of prizes is amazing, get your project in by October 21st for a chance at this great swag: $100 cash, 3 “Hack Packs” with a Bus Pirate, LCD adapter, probe cable, and jumper wires, […]

Open 7400 Logic competition: new sponsor Electronics-lab.com

Electronics-Lab.com has sponsord the Open 7400 Logic Competition, here is a list of what is being added to the prize pool. uOLED-32028-P1T graphics display module + P1-EB expansion module + uDrive-USB-G1 SD module + uUSB-CE5 module + 64MB microSD card + adapter BOOK: Programming & Customizing PICmicro Microcontrollers – Myke Predko BOOK: Switchmode Power Supply […]

7400 competition entry: Water level indicator

Arup made his first entry in the Open 7400 compettition. This is a simple water level indicator circuit which can be used to indicate water at 3 stages EMPTY, LOW and FULL by three respsctive LEDs. The heart of this circuit is a 4011 NAND IC. Via CircuitsDIY

New open 7400 competition sponsor: Freetronics

Freetronics has upped the ante for the Open 7400 Logic Competition by donating Two prize packages. EtherTen, LCD & Keypad Shield and a Terminal Shield USBDroid, LCD & Keypad Shield and a ProtoShield Pro Get your entry in and this and other cool hardware can be yours. There’s still time to become a sponsor of […]

New Open 7400 Logic Competition sponsor: Adafruit Industries

Adafruit Industries is the latest sponsor of the Open 7400 Competition. Up for grabs is one of their new microtouch AVR development board. this and other prizes could be yours, but only if you get your entry in!

Open 7400 Logic Contest: 2 more Sponsors

Today we have 2 more sponsors joining us, Parrallax has provided us with a Boe-Bot Robot Kit and 2 BASIC Stamp Activity Kits. Xess has thrown in a XuLA-200 board with a VGA interface board. The prizes could be yours, all you have to do is submit an entry in the open 7400 logic Competition.

Open 7400 Logic Competition: new Sponsor and more Prizes!

We are pleased to announce that the Gadget Factory is now sponsoring the open 7400 logic Competition, This is right up any FPGA enthusiasts alley, Dangerous Prototypes is having an Open 7400 Logic Contest contest to see who can put together the best project utilizing 7400 series logic chips. There are many great prizes including an Arcade MegaWing with […]

New 7400 Competition sponsor: Tincantools

We are thrilled to announce that Tincantools has sponsored the Open 7400 Competition. they have graciously added the folowing to our pool of prizes. BeagleBoard plus a Trainer Flyswatter JTAG debugger DSO Nano V2 Digital Soldering Station Get your entry in and these and other cool hardware can be yours.

Announcing the Open 7400 Logic Competition

We are excited to announce the Open 7400 Logic Competition. The competition brings awareness to open hardware and software, and fosters understanding of the basic building blocks of modern integrated circuits. And most importantly, we want to have fun! What can you create using individual logic chips? Prizes include cash, hardware, development boards, and more. […]