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    Any # produces syntax error

    Hi Ibenson thanks for that checked the pre-processor was not uncheck pressed the restore defaults and hey presto things back into shape compiled successfully and downloaded to the chip correctly thanks for the quick reply
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    Any # produces syntax error

    Hi All For sum reason all the codes I am working on and passing syntax yesterday are not passing syntax today. The fail is occurring where their is a # present so any macro or define is failing I have not altered any settings in the editor and have not had any microsoft updates as the 28x2 is...
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    5 volt regulated Supply

    Hi I use mobile phone chargers cheep to pick up at markets or car boots cut the end off and solder male jumper wire ends to them good for bread boards or sticking into female headers
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    4 digit 7 segment led thermometer and humidity display

    Hi I use Phil Hornby code a lovely piece of work that works straight out of the tin Are you using the adafruit breakout board if so it has a 3v low dropout regulator fitted so no problem if using 5v with it regards
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    eeprom wear and tear

    Thank for that Buzby john
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    eeprom wear and tear

    Hi All Was having a read around some old posts and came across Buzbys post on the number of times that you can write and read to the internal eeprom. Does just reading from it of preloaded data have the same effect and wear it out regards john
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    macro not passing syntax

    Hi Thanks Hippy misread your post removed the offending space works fine regards john
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    macro not passing syntax

    Hi have tried both the pre processor report shows the macro called but the variable is at the end of the process , seems to be splitting up the the command REPORT created by syntax check ************** symbol double=w12 symbol single=b8 symbol QT=34 hsersetup B9600_8, %01 double=1023...
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    macro not passing syntax

    Hi On a recient thread I posted Hippy wrote a macro for a word variable I have tried to represent it for use with just a single variable but it will not pass syntax. I have reread Hippys post on using macros but can not see why it will not work but the word one does PICAXE Macros symbol...
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    HoHoHo

    Seasonal greetings to one and all any nice stocking fillers out there for tinkering with in the new year regards john
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    Flux left on circuit boards

    Hi I tend to use chip holders and buy dip components so any components that get washed are normally passives ressistors capacitors and such not experianced any problems with them. Use to use electro solve spray librally in the control pannel at work to clean away the high dust (manufacturing...
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    Flux left on circuit boards

    Hi I use a soft artists paint brush and nick the wifes nail varnish remover a quid a bottle
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    same calculation diffrent results

    Hi Hippy rewrote the code as per your layout in post 13 and have had 170 reads without a blimp #picaxe 28X2 ' 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 degC Data( 6,11 , 6,57 , 7,06 , 7,58 , 8,13 , 8,72 , 9,35 ) ' 7 8 8 10 11 12 13...
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    same calculation diffrent results

    Hi responce to post 15 That was the error I was getting the calculation for Vp for the air temp at 24'C at a RH of 58% the 28x2 was returning a Vp of 1.684 to be correct at those values it should have returned a value of 1.730 which is shown in the 2nd image using those values in the test...
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    same calculation diffrent results

    Hi Hippy give those sleep Pixies a kiss from me have just rewriten the code as per your post 13 with substituting the air temp into vp and the leaf temp into svp results results for the 2 values inline with the result of the calculator (marginable diffrences +/-1) as you mentioned there must...
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