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Build Linux lab equipment from a Sony PS3

May 22, 2007, 19:15 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The Cell Broadband Engine (Cell/B.E.) processor has attracted a lot of fashionable attention for applications involving game playing and network data processing. However, there are many other, arguably more entertaining uses for this technology. This article shows you how to take the Cell Broadband Engine (Cell/B.E.) processor from an off-the-shelf Sony PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) and use it to construct a piece of Linux-based laboratory equipment to generate and analyze signals on your Cell/B.E.-based spectrum analyzer."

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