Recent content by MPep

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    Finding serial ports

    Hi All, I have always had the problem of figuring out which COM port number is assigned to which USB-RS232 adapter. Now this has bugged me for a number of years until a friend of my son stated, "yeah no problem. Use PowerShell", in Windows OS. Anyway, he started me off, and in the end I have...
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    help with transistor

    Here's PWM and H-Bridge combined.
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    Rotary Encoder explanation

    Hi All, Just found this: Seeing as there are plenty of people using them, and questions invariably arise, I hope that the link may help others. MPep
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    Merry christmas

    HI all, Just want to wish everyone a Merry Christmas:o MPep
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    08M2+ - what is it?

    Hi all, Might seem like a silly question, but I thought I had purchased 08M2, but the package has the + written on it also. Is there a difference, or is it indeed the same IC? Mark.
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    Simplified programming????

    Hi All, Just found this Yes it is for Arduino, but (??) could be made to work for PICAXE. This would get around all the issues there are regarding USB serial port compatibility et al. Really, every computer has a sound...
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    Happy New Year

    To you all. MPep
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    Cheap GPS module Apparently only US$3. Thought someone may like to know this.
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    Scroll bars in posts

    An example:
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    Scroll bars in posts

    Hi Technical, I see the above in most posts now. Even on small posts that really don't require them. Is there a way they can be removed? I find it distracting. Anybody else notice them? MPep.
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    @Technical, repeated posts

    Hi Technical, There appear to have been quite a few repeated (double) posts in the last week or so. Is there any specific reason for this? Regards, MPep.
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    LTC6903 SPI acknowledge transfer

    Hi all, I am going to use the above chip. Datasheet here. I am a little puzzled over the datasheet's mention of Does this mean that the following code should work okay? low CS hspiout (freqhigh) pause 1 hspiout (freqlow) high CS Where FREQHIGH and FREQLOW are byte-wide...
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    LookUp tables vs Word variables?

    Hi All, Is it possible to use Word variables with Lookup tables? Am trying to use it like so: symbol search = W3 symbol dispcode = W4 Tab2: lookup search,("D2C3,D2CD,D2D7,D2E1,D2EB,D2F4,D2FE,D307,D310,D319"),dispcode returnThing is, is this, in fact, okay to use? MPep.
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    IR options - suggestion

    Another suggestion: would it be possible for users to determine the input device for IR send codes? eg if I already had a Sony TV, how could I make a IR controlled input AV selector?
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    USB-serial adapter COM# identifier

    Hi chaps, I am looking for software that is able to identify on your Windows system what COM ports are available. Reason being is that every time you connect an adapter, and it is in a different USB port to what you originally used, will be assigned a different COM number. e.g. you were using...