So, this evening, we went from this:
The build went swimmingly! I even managed not to reverse the polarity of the power – a Wickens speciality. It really is a wonderous little thing. The glow of seven segment displays only bettered by two things: vacuum fluorescent displays and green screen cathode CRTs.
I haven’t tried the serial port – that’s next. Then it will be a little play with the build in software, and then I think a little lunar lander port is in order.