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  1. cachomachine

    Large characters

    I inadvertenly hit some keyboard combination and i have now large characters that i could not get rid of, how do go back to normal?
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    GY-271 HMC5883L 3-Axis Magnetic Electronic Compass Module

    Has anyone succeeded in getting an accurate reading of the X axis in real degrees on a GY-271 HMC5883L 3-Axis Magnetic Electronic Compass Module?
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    20m2 and SR04 sensor

    I would like to use multitasking with a Picaxe 20M2 and a SR04 ultrasonic distance sensor How do i acheave a 10us pulse at 4Mhz to triger the sensor?
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    Inverting bits in a variable.

    What is the correct syntax to invert all the bits in a variable?
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    Picaxe 20M and gosub

    Hi am getting the following error message Gosub test ;#16 ^ Syntax error on line 17 at/before position 11 Error: Only 16 gosub commands allowed! when I run a syntax check on the following program (Editor #Picaxe 20M main: Gosub test '#1 Gosub test '#2 Gosub test '#3...
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    pins command on M series

    I wouls like to check if pin 0 is ON on a 20M and duplicate it on pin 1. i have tried: high 0 b0= pins &%00000001 if b0=1 then high 1 endif what is the correct way to do it?
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    Expanded w0,w1,w2

    Is there a way to prevent w0,w1 and w2 to expand in the code explorer?
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    Syntax prob. with serin with timeout address

    I get an syntax error with the following line Serin 100,main,c.1,T9600_32,b0,b1,b2,b3,b4,b5 How should i write it?
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    Using EEPROM on an RTC Board

    Westaus55 I have bought this DS3231 real time clock unit ZS-042 Any idea how to access the onboard AT24C32 EEPROM?
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    serial input/output common-cathode display drivers

    Does anybody knows a chip like the MAX7219 capable to drive common-cathode display?
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    CH340 USB to TTL Converter Module Serial Port

    I have purchased this on Ebay for $US 0.99 Could it be used for Picaxe programming and if so, does the 10K-22K resistors still required? Thanks
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    Complement on 14M2

    I need help to make the complement (invert) of a 8 bit variable on a 14M2 chip The INV command is only available on X and X2 chips Any toughts?
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    Strange 18M2 beavior

    I have a HC-SR04 connected to pin C.6 (Trigger) and C.5 (Echo) of a 18M2. As long as i keep B.4 low, the HC-SR04 keeps reading the distance correctly, if i turn b.4 high, the HC-SR04 stops reading and pulsin command times out.(even with the B.4 pin floating in the air) Turning any other ''B''...
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    Using C2 (leg 13) on 28X1 for serial out

    I am trying to use C2 (leg 13) on a 28X1 to output a serial out command to a serial LCD using the following command serout 2,n4800_4,(b1) but the serial stream goes out on output 2 (leg 23), what would be the correct syntax to use this pin? serout c2,n4800_4,(b1) or serout c.2,n4800_4,(b1) gives...
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    I am looking for a aproximative table of temp. vs value for the command readinternaltemp IT_5V0,0,b1 using a 14M2. I do not need a precise value, just want to know if i am in the range -30C or -25C or -20C up to +20C in increments of 5 degrees.
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    Help replacing relay contact

    I am seeking your help to find an electronic replacement for a NO relay contact. I am using a 08M2 to energise a relay that shorts the ignition coil of a 1 cylinder electricity generator to turn it OFF. The problem that I encounter is that the relay contact burns. (The contact is rated at 10...
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    SMT32F0-Discovery free sample

    Aprox 2 weeks ago and following a thread that stated free samples, you only have to register, (Tried to search for the thread but was unsuccessful) I registered and applied for the free sample. I never received a confirmation that my request was accepted nor do they contacted me that they were...
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    Resetting time variable

    Anybody knows what ram memory locations do i have to poke to reset the time variable to 0?
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    Tweaking a 32.768 mhz crystal

    Is it possible to tweak the frequency of a 32.768 MHZ crystal? I have a DS1307 chip connected to a Picaxe 18M2, I display the result on a 2X16 blue parallel LCD display using the 4 bits method. Works fine except that the the DS1307 is advancing aprox. 1 minute every week. Can i do something...
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    My personnal digital pool thermometer

    This is my attemp of a poll thermometer that i will use to display my pool temperature this summer. and here is the sprint layout picture of the PCB. Cacho