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    PICAXE Forum Maintenance/Upgrade

    A bit of a shame, as I have some old blog entries which use tables and cannot be edited now they're archived.
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    PICAXE Forum Maintenance/Upgrade

    It seems the new forum software doesn't have tables... Item 1Item 2 They were good for posting pinouts, amongst other things.
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    Small 8x2 serial OLED - late Xmas present?

    Looks good, that expansion header is always useful. Will it be bundled with the larger OLEDs too? Now is this a solder spike I see?
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    difficulties connecting axe132 to displaytech 204a

    The AXE133 PCB appears too far to the left and the backlight pins on the LCD module are not visible in the photograph which suggests that the AXE133 PCB is connected incorrectly to the LCD module. When using a module where the backlight pins are near the data bus pins instead of the power pins...
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    Kemo Electronic S043 LCD/LED Displays Lucky Bags - Blog 3 - HD44780-compatible LCDs

    START HERE: INDEX >> http://www.picaxeforum.co.uk/entry.php?124 Items covered in this blog entry: Varitronix 16x1 + symbols COB LCD (AMPY 2001-11) '90s 16x1 COB LCD (LXC1615ETR) 16x2 COG LCD (08580002-N08YBN00) LCD with pins 16x2 COB character LCD MD216-01 (scroll down to comments) NEW! 128x64...
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    Label not defined problem

    Why isn't the indicated Stop cell connected to anything? Did you fix that problem?
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    Subscribed Forums & Search Subscribed Threads

    You can subscribe here: If you look in your Subscriptions then click View all Subscribed Threads, there might be an option there but I don't know because I don't have any subsciptions. Otherwise, in Advanced Search, you can limit the search to subscribed forums.
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    Winstar OLED Brightness Control - Version 2 - now using LCD Contrast pin - AXE133

    There is now an easier way to add an adjustable brightness control (old way) to Winstar OLEDs as supplied by Rev-Ed as part of the AXE133 and AXE134. This method allows the brightness to be controlled by adjusting the voltage on pin 3 of the 14-pin connector like adjusting the contrast on...
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    Question: battery or power supply

    Decoupling capacitors go close to the power pins of the PICAXE and usually are 100nF ceramic. On your circuit which has already been made, the best place would be under the PICAXE chips, on the solder side. The image here shows a through hole capacitor under the left PICAXE and a surface mount...
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    iPhone / Android Free Forum Apps now available

    iPhone app gone (again), no colour syntax in code for Android No one seems to have posted about the mobile apps recently and it's almost the third anniversary of the last update to the PICAXE Forum app for Android! A lot has changed in that time, not least the current editor's Copy for Forum...
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    Third party PICAXE-08M board

    Does anyone know who makes this? It's the same decoupling capacitor-less board that I described here: Continued experience (until around mid-2013) of repairing these boards backed up the statistic of one in five failures being due to the lack of a decoupling capacitor.
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    Interface Winstar OLEDs using the SPI interface

    Anyone who has read the datasheet for the Winstar OLEDs that Rev-Ed sell as part of the AXE133Y should have noticed a brief mention of the SPI interface and a vague description of how the interface works. However it doesn't tell you how to use the SPI interface! Luckily, badge engineering firm...
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    Using the LC75821 LCD Driver with PICAXE - Thinkpad 770 keyboard/battery status LCD

    The LC75821E (Datasheet) is an LCD driver that can drive up to 104 segments and can be controlled by a PICAXE, more easily so with one of the parts that support hspi. However this isn't just going to be about using the LCD driver, it's going to be about using an actual LCD from a commercial...
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    Editor 6

    As Technical says, click on the tab at the edge of the screen. But what is this Serial Output Buffer you talk about? The proper Serial Terminal opens if you use the serout command in the simulator. The Serial Output Buffer is a feature of PICAXE Programming Editor 5. Is that what you're...
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    AXE133 Backlight Control

    The extra pads on the AXE133 which are provided for a backlight don't get any explanation in the AXE133 PDF, therefore a blog entry is necessary. The AXE133 PCB has extra pads that allow a transistor to be installed in order to control the backlight on a backlit LCD if one is attached. Rev-Ed...
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    OS96016PP08MB2B10 i2c SSD0303 OLED Display - Text Demo

    Revisiting the OS96016PP08MB2B10 OLED Display (available in the Kemo Electronic S043 lucky bag) with a new demo - one for text. This OLED does not have a built in character set so text needs to be stored in a lookup table of some sort on the PICAXE. I used the lookup command with data taken...
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    Forum Thread display mode 'Newest First' But at the bottom of the page?

    Where did you "have the forum set"? If you used this setting in the User CP then yes, it would make sense that the posts are displayed in reverse order if you choose 'Newest first' because the newer post is still newer even if it's been read.
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    PICAXE Editor 6 beta

    That looks fantastic, all that work certainly shows. I will start with the negative then move on to the positive. Unfortunately the simulated serial LCD is still rubbish - maybe more time should have been spent on making that better instead of putting a border around it. The attempted...
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    Lcd problem

    Please put new lines between each question, and don't ask so many at once! 3 AA batteries should be enough for a normal LCD module as long as the batteries haven't been used much. They are inadequate for extended temperature LCD modules. 4 AA batteries in series should not be used because the...
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    make new power supply

    Why not?
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