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  1. Technical

    Black Friday code for PICAXE Store

    Need to stock up on your chips, project boards etc? Use code 'BF10' for 10% off any order over £30 at on Black Friday weekend (29th November -2nd December 2019)
  2. Technical

    Black Friday weekend sale

    We are offering 15% off any order over £30 at for the coming Black Friday/Cyber Monday weekend. Simply enter the coupon text BF15 in the discount code box (on the payment selection page at checkout). Code valid until midnight on Monday 26th November 2018.
  3. Technical

    PICAXE Forum Maintenance/Upgrade

    On Monday 10th September the forum will be offline for a couple of hours as we migrate to a new more powerful server and simultaneously upgrade the forum software, to provide enhanced https security, more features and better compliance with new regulations such as GDPR. It is necessary for us...
  4. Technical

    Black Friday sale weekend - 15% discount code

    If you would like to save 15% on any new order over £30 in value at this weekend please use the discount code BF15 at checkout. The code is valid now (for new orders only) and is valid until midnight on 'Cyber Monday' (23:59 Monday 27th November 2017).
  5. Technical

    Small 8x2 serial OLED - late Xmas present?

    By popular request we now have a smaller (surface mount) version of our very popular 18M2 serial OLED/LCD controller available. Due to its smaller size it can now also be used with 8x2 OLEDs (as well as with 16x2 or 20x4 displays). The controller is available by itself (AXE131)...
  6. Technical

    Black Friday Week Sale Deals - up to 90% off

    This week the PICAXE store has a number of end of line / over-stocked items at very special pricing of up to 90% off. Sale items include robot kits, superseded PICAXE microcontrollers and project kits. Limited stock of each item so first come first served...
  7. Technical

    Black Friday to Cyber Monday Weekend Sale - Now on!

    SALE: Black Friday to Cyber Monday 2015 weekend discount Up to 15% discount for all new orders at Enter the coupon code BF15 (15% discount for orders over £35) or BF5 (5% discount for orders under £35) in the shopping basket 'Discount Codes' box to apply the discount to...
  8. Technical Black Friday Discount Code

    We are pleased to offer our loyal PICAXE customers a 15% discount on your new order placed anytime between Black Friday (28 Nov 14) and Cyber Monday (1 Dec 14) inclusive at our online store Simply enter the coupon code BF2014 in the basket 'Discount Codes' box to...
  9. Technical

    PE6 Update available

    A new update to the PE6 beta is now available at During the past couple of months we have completely re-engineered the syntax colouring editor to be more efficient and provide more reliable operation on large files. This has also led to several other minor improvements with...
  10. Technical

    PICAXE Editor now available for download

    The latest PE6 build is now available for download:
  11. Technical

    Volunteer Translators wanted for PE6

    As PE6 is free to use we have always depended on the kind support of volunteers from the PICAXE community to perform localisation into other languages. This is a relatively straight forward process, and basically involves taking a list of words/phrase such as 'Edit' 'Cut' 'Copy' 'Paste' and...
  12. Technical

    PE6 Beta testers - please update!

    Thanks for all the positive feedback on PE6 beta. We have noted that, both by email and via our automated notification system, that some people are reporting issues that have actually already been fixed, in some cases fixed several weeks back. So if you haven't updated recently please do...
  13. Technical

    PCB scope - a present from Santa?

    We are pleased to announce our low cost oscilloscope/logic analyser, specifically designed for those who think they can't afford an oscilloscope/logic analyser! Based on the successful DPscope design by Wolfgang Maichen, the aim of the PCBscope is to make the lowest possible cost...
  14. Technical

    1 Day Sale - 20% off all orders

    We are pleased to announce a 1 day Black Friday sale at - 20% off everything by using coupon code BLACKFRI at checkout. Valid on Friday 29th Nov 2013 only (until midnight UK time)
  15. Technical

    PICAXE Editor 6 beta

    PE6 is now available as a preview beta for those who would like to try it out. Please see for more details. If you find any issues please do email them to us (rather than clog up the forum) at support @ picaxe . com so that we can then raise a proper ticket - thanks!
  16. Technical

    Server Upgrade Final Test

    If you can read this we are ok!
  17. Technical

    Forum Server Downtime - Thurs 29th August 9.00am UK BST

    The forum will be offline for a couple of hours tomorrow (Thurs 29th August 9.00am (UK British Summer Time)) whilst our hosting partner updates their server hardware. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.
  18. Technical

    Programming Editor 5.5.6 now available

    A minor patch update for PE5 is now available to fix a couple of on-screen simulation issues.
  19. Technical

    Server Maintenance 15-16 April

    Kindly note that the main server is being updated on Monday 15th April and may be offline for short periods during this time. This forum is unaffected. This is a routine hardware upgrade, the actual website pages are not changing.
  20. Technical

    Black Friday One Day Sale [now expired]

    To celebrate the busiest online shopping day of the year we are offering: 20% off everything for 1 day only (minimum spend £10.00) at Add your items to your basket as normal and then use coupon code BLACKFRI at checkout. Valid for new orders placed from 00.01 until 23.59...