The maximum download size of an eBook is 950 KBytes (Alice in Wonderland is 160
KBytes, about 180 pages), so you can download about 6 books of this size to
read on your GBA at one time. You can, of course, divide any eBook into
multiple files, each less than 950 KBytes.
Formats supported are text, HTML, jpg images, wav sounds, and multiboot files.
Competitions are open to students for innovative
Edutainment / Infotainment
Educating Mario opens up many possibilities:
Over 20 Million GBA's in schools -
to aid learning with Quizes.
using inexpensive sensors to capture environmental data.
for demonstrations and as instrumentation.
as portable instrumentation and reference photos.
as location and exhibit resources.
Dare to be Digital
competition has prizes of £2,000 and is open to
students of Scotland, Republic of Ireland, and Malaysia
Your Custom Application
Many rapid prototypes, and custom applications can be developed quickly.
Contact us with your requirements.
About 100 jpg maps can be stored in the 950 KBytes of memory in CaptiGate.
The RS232 port of CaptiGate™ can be configured with baud rates 1200,
2400, 4800, 9600, 19200, 38400, 57600 and 115,200 baud.
The MenuBusters® browser understands a subset of HTML. Write some HTML and
see it on the GBA screen.
Inexpensive sensors can be connected to CaptiGate™ for science
Swot for Exams and Tests
MenuBusters® has a
feature built in. The GBA Left shoulder
button is the
Download the text you need to study for an exam, along with questions or answers
grouped by section. Press the
button to display the self test questions / answers appropriate for the section
you are currently reading.
There are 4 acquisition channels available. These can be simply configured as
logic (switch) inputs or as 12 bit or 7 bit ADCs. Display can be as
digits or as a graph, like an oscilloscope. The combination of 4 channel
instrument and browser makes it a versatile diagnostic tool.
Sound & Music
90 seconds of mono sound / music (18157 Hz wav file) can be stored in the
950 KBytes of memory in CaptiGate.
Run Multiboot Programs
CaptiGate has 950 KBytes of memory, so you can add several
to your browser content and choose which one to run using the MenuBusters®
The RS232 adapter of CaptiGate™ can be configured to "spy" on either the
Tx or the Rx lines of a serial link with baud rates 1200, 2400, 4800, 9600,
19200, 38400, 57600 and 115,200 baud.
Fastest Finger First
A 4 player quiz cable can be plugged into CaptiGate.
When the quizmaster asks a question, the GBA announces the number of the player
who pressed the button first.
A 4 channel oscilloscope can be configured with 7 bit, 12 bit, or digital input.