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  1. Thread: Merry Christmas

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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Late in seeing this, but Merry Christmas and Happy New year to all!!
    Carl
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    Re: PicKet 3 stand alone program

    Thanks Gary...good to know it works...I'll try to get it up and going later this weekend, and if I have any problems...I know a good guy in Virginia that might be able to assist me!! ;) Hope you had...
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    Re: PicKet 3 stand alone program

    I downloaded ver 0.3.3.0 to my Windows7 system, and though it says it should work with Windows7, no luck yet...won't detect PICKit3...oh well...no time to screw with this right now...tight...
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    Re: PicKet 3 stand alone program

    Thanks Doug!

    I love the PK2, then bought the PK3, but don't use it unless I have to, as it's been a real pain in the arse! I did let fanie talk me into a polish can prog, but again, don't use it...
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    Re: Book/tutorial for Proton Basic

    ...and of course, when you get stuck...ask advice and the various coders/jokers/grumps & geniuses that reside here will point you right again! The forum is a great and fun resource that will...
  6. Re: North Korea ? is it time to make a new car park ?

    How about GIAAAANT mouse (philamon) traps??? Surely with your mechanical ability, this is feasible...
  7. Re: North Korea ? is it time to make a new car park ?

    Fanie -

    Can you get a hold of German Shepards - man are they good watch dogs...VERY Strong, Loyal, Protective and downright scary - they tend to eat a lot, but best dog I ever had! Signs on your...
  8. Re: In the interests of international relations, post a picture !!!

    Joe - this really was a good idea - kind of a facebook for coders...and always agree, that the more we share of ourselves here, the better we make this forum and the better we understand each...
  9. Re: In the interests of international relations, post a picture !!!

    Hey all - I've been absent (busy whirling away in my lab) these past few months, but missed you all and wanted to say hi...You're all nearly exactly as I pictured you! Here is a pic of me with a few...
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    Re: Thermister, help with MATH required please.?

    Captain...

    This is no trivial thing...the simplest method is to contact the Thermistor provider (Rapid Electronics) for a, b & c coefficients. There are methods to calculate it using a...
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    Re: Thermister, help with MATH required please.?

    Captain...


    The equation that relates the temperature to the resistance of the thermistor goes like this:
    1/T = a + b*ln( R) + c*ln³( R)<o></o>
    <o></o>
    Or more simply written:
    ...
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    Re: Thermister, help with MATH required please.?

    Captain! -

    My specialty, but clearly others have adequately explained the issues...But as you and I always have such fun yapping back an forth, and I've been absent so long, thought I'd throw in...
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    Re: Temperature Question

    Fanie... Its a simple fix, that we here in the great frozen north use...you need to switch over to the Fahrenheit scale, as 32F sounds a lot warmer than 0C...this works quite well down to -40F (I've...
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    Re: Resonant Frequency of Iron

    I always find it's an inverse relation…as I get faster with other tasks, I get slower with PICs…as I get faster with PIC's, I get slower at other tasks.

    I spent 4 weekends building a big playset...
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    Re: Resonant Frequency of Iron

    great thought Fanie...

    As for your recent addition...it that the extender-room-so-your-boat-jig-will-fit addition?

    Carl
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    Re: Resonant Frequency of Iron

    Fanie -

    No answers, but a few thoughts...

    The magnetic properties of iron is a misnomer. Ferromagnetism is not a property of the iron atom, but rather of solid iron in a certain form.

    From...
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    Re: MRF24J40MA RF Code working

    Doug…

    This is a great contribution. I've had an MRF24J40MA on my to-do list for some time now for one of my side projects. I had been planning to use MikroE's C compiler for this task, but you've...
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    Re: test my web site !

    I'm seeing it no problem and have been since the first post Fanie...using Vista with Mozilla Firefox...

    Carl
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    Re: Compiler thoughts

    Doug -

    This isn't and EITHER-OR situation. Each compiler is a tool...and as we all know...you can never have enough tools.

    Just because you go out and buy a compressed air impact gun, doesn't...
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    Re: DS1307 RTC with 3V3

    Sorry Fanie...missed this post :eek:

    The DS1307 didn't care at all how I powered it...3.3 or 5v...it operated the same and kept time as near as I could tell the same...and plenty good for my...
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    Re: Crime against humanity,can we do something?

    Cap'n -

    I must point out one thing...to be ashamed of the country you live in is like being ashamed of the seas you sail or the people you share the seas with...again, this is an artificial...
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    Re: Crime against humanity,can we do something?

    Capt'n Joe -

    It's easy to say what is wrong with an idea, while offering no possible hope, but that is giving up on the world...which I could never bring myself to tell my son, nor even myself.
    ...
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    Re: Crime against humanity,can we do something?

    Fanie...that's why I keep bugging you to come here to start building your boats...tons of huge lakes to test them on (Lake Superior is big enough to simulate the ocean - years ago, it snapped a 900...
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    Re: Crime against humanity,can we do something?

    I'll state again what I'm teaching him...I mean every word precisely - nothing more, nothing less.

    If every man in the world lived by this code, I expect it would damn fine place..or at least one...
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    Re: Crime against humanity,can we do something?

    Come on Cappy…You're arguing with the wrong guy! This has nothing to do with Americans, Brits, Indians, or Hawaiians...is has to do with man. I do not consider myself "American", "Michigander",...
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    Re: Crime against humanity,can we do something?

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    Re: DS1307 RTC with 3V3

    All -

    I've finally had time to post some code for a simple clock using the DS1307 & displaying the time on a multiplexed 7-segment display on the Amicus forum (Blog Section). It is built on an...
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    Re: Plug....... Triplogik now on sale!

    Great job guys...best of luck! Will definately forward this to those I think would use it...

    Carl
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    Re: Vibration / Movement Sensor

    Fanie - I've very recently used a caged-ball sensor (SQ-SEN-200-ICT) in a project (about the size of a 1/4W resistor)...works brilliantly and detects very minor movements...A bit expensive, but...
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    Re: IR Shutter Release Nikon D70

    very well done Ryan, and nice neat key fob layout...Do you know if this would work with a D200?

    Carl
  31. Thread: Ds2438 code

    by Citius
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    Re: Ds2438 code

    Fanie -

    we've got lakes overfilling with fish... 36" pike (good - but a bit too bony for my taste), all kinds of Bass (small mouth, Large mouth, rock, etc...all delicious and put up a great...
  32. Thread: Ds2438 code

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    Re: Ds2438 code

    Hey Flosi -

    Sorry, I've been super busy on a hot project this past week and haven't had time on the forum. All I meant was that a few simply features you used, I never think to use, but seeing...
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    Re: DS1307 RTC with 3V3

    simply curious Mav...i read the data sheets too. When my mind starts thinking on a question...I like to let it finish understanding the issue...

    In post#5, I admitted that the DS3231 was superior...
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    Re: DS1307 RTC with 3V3

    Time is spot on as long as 3.3volts is applied...it's when the 1.5v battery takes over, because 3.3v is removed that time starts to lag...seems to me like we simply need somethreshold bat voltage to...
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    Re: DS1307 RTC with 3V3

    I'll rig up something like we discussed earlier...i.e.: 3v with 2 diodes to drop the voltage some...and a cap
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