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PIC16F886 based magic ball project

Probably everyone knows what magic 8 ball is. Normally this is a ball filled with fluid where core with answers float inside. All you need is to ask any question, shake the ball and look for random answer. DIYtronics decided to revive this magic using electronics. So as a base he took PIC16F886 microcontroller, attached OLED display and single button. This is all it needs to do the trick. Electronic magic 8 balls has many benefits over real one. First of all you can add as many possible answers as you want. Second – you can change its purpose like turn it in to fortune cookie with single push button. This OLED display seems to fit there very well… Continue reading