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  1. Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.6 - Proton24 1.0

    Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.6 - Proton24 1.0.5.9!

    Correction and Addition made in version 3.7.1.6 of the Proton Compiler.

    Proton Correction
    Corrected...
  2. Thread: Bit bang I2C code

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    Re: Bit bang I2C code

    You are welcome....

    How come your text in teh code window lines up? I set my font to Courier New when I write the code and it looks exellent when writing and editing it, but as soon as it is...
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    Re: Thermistor Steinhart-Hart linearisation procedure for Proton BASIC

    You can try using the internal reference voltage of the ADC and reduce it as close to 1V as possible. This acts as a form of amplifier for the ADC. Then change the cQuanta constant to use the...
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    Re: Stand alone magnifier

    I use an LED lamp that I got from a car boot sale. It has a flexible neck so it can be moved into position without getting in teh way of teh soldering iron, and is bright enough to make teh board ...
  5. Thread: ASM Error [108]

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    Re: ASM Error [108]

    A new update will be posted ASAP.

    It was down to you using the Hserial_Parity declare, but not actually using Hrsout or Hrsin or Hserout or Hserin in the program, as I never thought to trap that...
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    Re: Stand alone magnifier

    As far as I know, the USB was only for charging. LOL It would be great if the video also got sent to a PC, but then you would see blurring when movement happens because USB 2 is actually rather slow....
  7. Thread: Bit bang I2C code

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    Re: Bit bang I2C code

    Once you get used to procedures Bob you will find code even easier to write with Proton because they are not mandatory, as in other languages, but a benefit to the standard Proton language and can be...
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    Thermistor Steinhart-Hart linearisation procedure for Proton BASIC

    You don't need a lookup table with thermistors Tim. Just use a Steinhart-Hart calculation within a procedure.

    The constants required from the thermistor for the Steinhart-Hart can normally be...
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    Re: Temperature sensing 100-160c

    Thermistors are made to work upto higher temperatures, but they may come at an extra price.

    See:
    http://www.farnell.com/datasheets/28726.pdf

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    Re: Temperature sensing 100-160c

    Why not use an infrared temperature measuring device for non contact sensing?

    Some are not very expensive and work up to approx 380 degrees C. They also have the benefit of not having to be...
  11. Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.5 - Proton24 1.0

    Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.5 - Proton24 1.0.5.9!

    Additions made in version 3.7.1.5 of the Proton Compiler

    Proton Additions
    Added SDec, SHex and SBin...
  12. Thread: Bit bang I2C code

    by Les
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    Software (Bit-Banged) I2C library for Proton

    Here is a standard I2C library that uses bit-bashing. i.e. Software. It can easily be changed if LSB is required instead of MSB for the I2C interface by changing the bit examined and the bit written...
  13. Re: Code generated by 3.7.0.8 not fitting in 18F24K22

    Come on Dave! You've used the compiler since 2004, so you know I am definately not a one for code bloat in what the compiler produces. It actually produces tighter code that all other compilers, even...
  14. Thread: Code error

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    Re: Code error

    The Min and Max functions were removed from the compiler many years ago, because they were interfering internally with it, and it was more robust to remove them than to try and tamper too much with...
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    Re: Stand alone magnifier

    It was one of our forum friends who first talked about them on the forum, so I bought one of them last year and it is excellent.

    I've just looked on ebay and this is the least expensive one direct...
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    Re: Help with implementing sin

    The Sin function works in Radians, so the value placed into it needs to be converted from degrees to radians. For example, the procedures below will do the trick with triginometry:


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  17. Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.2 - Proton24 1.0

    Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.2 - Proton24 1.0.5.8!

    Fix made in version 3.7.1.2 of the Proton Compiler

    Proton Correction
    Corrected passing an Array...
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    Re: PicKit4, cosa ne pensate?

    Crickey.... My memory!

    I'm so sorry, I forgot I was sent this software for the PICkit2 and PICkit3. I tried it and it is very good. The PICkits still have issues but this new software makes them...
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    Re: Wanted 18F25K22 bootloader for purchase .....

    I know a user of the Amicus18 board created a bootloader for the PIC18F25K22 device, but the Amicus18 web site was closed down. :-( I had all the files once upon a time, but with one thing and...
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    Re: PicKit4, cosa ne pensate?

    I used the melabs Epic programmer from the start in the late 90s, and when I wrote my book about the PICBASIC Pro compiler in 2000, I created my own hardware, but used the software for the Epic. When...
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    Re: Toner transfer made easy .....

    Nice board Francis.

    As Bob stated, a really good idea to use the transfer on the component side of the board as well. I'll have to try that one day.
  22. Re: Les & Tim modified version of serial buffer. Error ...(__HRSIN1__)

    It has been modified in the latest versions of the compiler. See the program in: "Samples\New Samples\Buffered_Hrsin"

    And it is in the compiler's Includes folder so it can be used by all programs:...
  23. Thread: While ... Wend

    by Les
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    Re: While ... Wend

    The 0 to 127 tells the issue.

    In a signed byte variable (8-bits) 0 to 127 are positive, while 128 to 255 are negative values -128 to -1. Whenever a signed variable is within an expression or...
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    Re: Toner transfer made easy .....

    You have my congratulations Francis. I had a brain hemorrhage a few years ago and it has effected me a lot, and my life now is sometimes difficult and constantly nightmarish, but we just have to get...
  25. Thread: While ... Wend

    by Les
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    Re: While ... Wend

    I need a bit more info on the values held in the variables, because comparing signed and unsigned variables usually leads to trouble because they all use 2s complements for signed variables and...
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    Re: Compile to HEX from Assembler plugin - HELP

    The Asm file produced by the compiler is complete so it does not require any other inc files etc, so it can simply be passed to the Mpasm assembler.

    One way is to:

    Open the directory...
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    Re: Toner transfer made easy .....

    One of the problems I always had with using transfers for making PCBs or the acid etch in general, was the drilling of them afterwards. :-) One mistake and the PCB was not quite right, and more...
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    Re: Toner transfer made easy .....

    It's always good to read about a person who has a passion for experimentation as I do.

    I've made PCBs since I was a boy. I first used the pen, then used the tapes, then the rub on transfer...
  29. Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.1 - Proton24 1.0

    Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.1 - Proton24 1.0.5.8!

    Fixes and additions made in version 3.7.1.1 of the Proton Compiler

    Proton Correction
    Corrected...
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    Re: Matchbox-sized radar

    You have to take these items with a pinch of salt!

    Why, in the video was there no real navigations from the device, only computer simulations?

    Also, using 24GHz, it is line of sight, so it will...
  31. Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.0 - Proton24 1.0

    Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.1.0 - Proton24 1.0.5.8!

    Fixes made in version 3.7.1.0 of the Proton Compiler and version 1.0.5.8 of the Proton24 Compiler
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  32. [SOLVED !] Re: 12F683 help needed reading values from GP4 and GP5

    I've just created this code example to illustrate the GPIO pins being shadowed:




    '
    ' A simple program to show the states of pins on 2 LEDs and transmit serially in binary
    '
    Device =...
  33. Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.0.9 - Proton24 1.0

    Les has just uploaded Proton Compilers Full Installer - Proton 3.7.0.9 - Proton24 1.0.5.7!

    Fixes made in version 3.7.0.9 of the Proton Compiler and version 1.0.5.7 of the Proton24 Compiler
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  34. Re: Prolem with 1 x 16 alpha LCD when connected on PortA

    George is correct. The 18F25K22 device does not seem to have any open drain pins, according to the datasheet.

    I've just tested this code on the Amicus18 board using a PIC18F25K22, and the LCD...
  35. Thread: sx1278 sample code

    by Les
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    Re: sx1278 sample code

    I have a couple of SX1278 modules arriving for a third party project, so I'll see if I can get permission to release some of the library that I create for them on my Proton Google site.
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