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Computa games
April 13, 2016 (Wednesday)
25 years ago in the course of the 1990-91 school year, as my third grade class visited the computer room for the first time I remember playing Computa games (FR: Jeux de calcul) by André Normandeau. Today, following an interview with the author, I have the pleasure of relating how this educative math game came into existence, and I am delighted to offer an online version.

Do you remember playing it? Try it with your kids, it's fun!
PPUSBCOMM: Added disk image transfer image
PPUSBCOMM: Added disk image transfer
March 19, 2016 (Saturday)
Besides sending files to your retro PC system, PPUSBCOMM can now receive a disk image, writing it directly to a target floppy disk. Similar to ADT (Apple Disk Transfer) targeting Apple II computers, but for PCs. Ideal to recreate system and PC booter games disks.
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Raphnet-tech is now on Facebook
February 28, 2016 (Sunday)
Stay informed about my projects, updates, and raphnet-tech new products by liking the raphnet-tech Facebook page.
Third generation of my GC/N64 controller to USB adapter image
This new version, based on my Multiuse PCB-X board, beats previous versions in performance and features:
  • USB full speed (12 Mbit/s)
  • Very low latency (approx. 6ms worst case)
  • Configurable controller poll frequency (Maximum 500Hz)
  • Firmware update possible and easy
  • N64 mempak read/write
End of page bonus: Latency explained: What is latency, how it happens, how we can minimize it and a raphnet vs. competition comparative table.

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About me

Hello, I'm Raphaël Assénat. I live near Montreal, a city located in Quebec province, Canada. I have two big passions in life: Computers and Electronics. Those two disciplines allows me to quench my desire to create things, my curiosity, and my desire to learn. I'm always working on many projects at the same time and I dont have enough time to do all the projects I'd like. But fortunately, once I begin working on a project, I rarely stop before it's finished.

Programming is my main hobby, and I like to do it using C and assembler. Preferably, on Linux or Unix platforms. I'm not interested at all by windows programming. What I like the most is when I have the chance to work on projects involving both programming and electronics. For instance, writing software which controls external circuitry designed by me, or even better, programming microcontrollers.

Other than computing and programming, I like to play piano and enjoy relaxing by playing RPG video games. (And thus many projects on this site are related to video games...)

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Why this site?

  1. For sharing my knowledge with others.
  2. To have a presence on the net (Hey! I got my job thanks to this website).
  3. Being a geek, the idea of creating a personal website seemed to make sense.
  4. I like writing html and php.

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