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    Bon à savoir Picaxe et interférences du 230V

    From goggle translate Hello, What I know will save others long hours of research: For 2 years I had been using a Picaxe assembly (14M2) of personal design, which controls a fan and another small 230V motor. It worked fine until the moment when it - forgive me the expression - really started...
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    Hippy status, rev 2.0

    This pandemic has been brutal still been able to post is a blessing. It would be nice if rev-ed would just give us a heads up that the gentleman is safe and well would go along way to abaiting peoples concerns.
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    Hippy status, rev 2.0

    I do miss a good telling off from Hippy when I write stupid code. I hope his return is fortcomming
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    suitable transistor

    Hi Alan the p-n-p arrived today breadboarded it up and connected the base to grn via 1k ressistor as sugested works a treat. reading 0v at rest Put a 5 minute delay in to see if I can remove the card and reinsert it without a hissy fit. works a treat able to take it out open it up read the data...
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    suitable transistor

    Hi Alan Have placed an order for the BC327 from fleebay so will give it ago when they arrive thanks for the advice regards john
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    suitable transistor

    Thanks Alan the device is set to T9600 where I pull the serial out high pause 100 before transmiting any data after which the write the line is held low until the next write. Will that help with any possible phantom powering issues regards john
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    suitable transistor

    Hi All try to interface the sparkfun uSD data logger to write a once a day file I have it running and writing but if I remove the card with the power connected it goes into a hissy fit with both leds flashing alternatively So I figured why not place a transistor on the V+ as a switch turned on...
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    X2 program slots

    Hi No the M series use Parallel Task an explination is in manual 1 on page 62 under Parallel Task Processing regards john
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    X2 program slots

    Hi I run a program across all 4 slots I use 1 varible as an indicator as to which slot has being called and where to return too after diffrent functions have been inacted. regards john
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    Syntax Error on an ELSEIF statement

    Hi jon done a little test rig for you to look at for the select case b1=210 do inc b1 select case b1 case 212 to 220 'daclevel 1 low b.6 high b.7 sertxd("high B7"," b1 =",#b1,cr,lf) case 221 to 227 'daclevel 2 low b.7 high b.6 sertxd("high B6"," b1 =",#b1,cr,lf)...
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    Syntax Error on an ELSEIF statement

    Hi you need to write it as " b1 >=199 and b1 <= 207 then other wise it does not know which condition to check regards john
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    Anyone Used Stone Displays?

    Hi These are 4 of the 8 pages created with inkscape (useing the LST editor) but you can use photos as your backdrops, the new editor has some very good new features pages fading in and out ability to play videos if you get the new intelligent range image of the password protection image of...
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    Anyone Used Stone Displays?

    Hi I have found the nextion to be a good versitile machine the editor is fairly easy too use, looked at the Stone website seems there are quite alot of hoops to jump through. The new nextions have the ability to play videos avalable in 7 and 10 inch. With a good design package like inkscape...
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    Hippy

    I total agree without Hippy's patience and the other great members of this forum who work hard on our behaves I like others would be like a fish without water President Hippy has a nice ring to it many thanks to all be safe
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    advice on a new laptop

    Hi All from the new laptop must say the old gall is fast and has a good solid feel too its construction considering its thin and light it is very bright and clear screeen just the game of transfering things over not overally impressed with wins 10 seems a bit mobile phoneish but will persiver...
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