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    Re: 1602 LCD problem

    Hello
    Its was not a waste of time, just a reminder that we are getting old, the 3 Volt tiny footprint package stuff is going to drive us older fellows nuts as we solder bridge and burn up parts we...
  2. Thread: New directives

    by Oldhack
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    Re: New directives

    Hello O Great one
    How has sales of Proton been this year.
    Many thanks
    Gary
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    Re: Malware on this website?

    Hello
    It may be good to put in a banner that you should not use direct links only text links, as far as I know this problem has happened only a few times, so its not the big game changer just a...
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    Re: Driving SK9822 or APA102 RGB LED's

    Hello Rick
    The Neopixel using the WS2812 has to be ran at high speed to match the internal clock, (See Adafruit Web site for great information) I had to use Assembly on a eight bit chip with 40...
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    Re: 12F617 will not compile

    Hello Les
    Will we have a problem with the older chips as I have a lot of chips that are 5+ year old or older mostly dips.

    Many Thanks
    Gary
  6. Thread: 16f720

    by Oldhack
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    Re: 16f720

    Hello
    I ran many clock frequencies, and built up separate programs, on a PCB and then a proto board,ordered new chips, two days of fiddling, I changed all the Config around and SFRs, any thing I...
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    Re: Num_Byte on 18F26K42

    Hello
    If the K42 (the Monkeys are running the Zoo at Microchip) problems. keep showing up, Les how on Earth do the other Compilers keep up with all the Mud without a Watchdog like you holding back...
  8. Thread: 16f720

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    Re: 16f720

    Hello
    I am going to try 16F1707, used the 16F18xx chips and they work well only a few problems with failing to read the fine print.

    Thanks
    Gary
  9. Thread: 16f720

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    Re: 16f720

    Hello
    I have never had a 16F chip not at least do something, this chip will not do any code at all, I even tried assembly,
    I used every trick in the book, I tried the short tris & port Henk (I...
  10. Thread: 16f720

    by Oldhack
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    16f720

    HELLO
    The 16F720 is driving me nuts, I had SOIC version and could not get them to run at all so I bought a couple of Dips (all from Digikey) and it is like the program counter never starts, I...
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    Re: Just to let you know

    Hello
    Will this allow me to drop into a subroutine from a Goto, It is a rare case but has happend to me.
    Super thanks for the hard work
    Gary
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    Re: Currently on line

    Hello
    I check almost every day, Hundreds on Forum each time, Maybe people trying to get there project to work in Proton so they can move it into C, C++to please there boss.
    Gary
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    Re: Moved to say thanks to Les

    Hello

    How he keeps up with Microchip I Don't know, they are scaring me.
    I can burn a board in the morning and have it running code in the afternoon, Thanks to his Super Proton.

    Gary
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    Re: New PICkit 4 available

    Hello
    Hey Simon will you give us a short review when you try it out.
    Gary
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    Re: Supported Devices

    Hello

    I look at the list first, if I don't find it there, I look at all of the chips in the updates, this works but I think a little better job could be done in the website as this is a part of...
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    Sticky: Re: Donations to Les Johnson

    Hello
    The long term solution is to get a U.S.A. distributer for Proton and Crownhill products, I would like to have bought some of Crownhills products but did not
    want to deal with conversions,...
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    Re: Support for Les... a change of heart?

    Hello
    Now I don't feel so much like a moocher. Thanks Les for helping us be Pic Masters.
    Gary
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    Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Les!!!

    Hello
    You know we are going to keep bugging you untel you set up a pay site.
    Gary
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    Re: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Les!!!

    Hello
    Thanks Les for not giving up on Proton and indeed making it better all the time, I am sure if you set up a pay account you would see a few bucks coming your way.
    God bless you all.
    Gary
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    Re: Thanks for the Holiday Theme, Lester!

    Hello
    Yes it's time to annoy my wife again with the bulbs, fun fun fun.
    Big thanks

    Gary
  21. Re: Free up some memory by reducing Print command?

    Hello
    It is good to know this, I have had Print eat up memory to many times on small chips, It's time for your book?????

    Gary
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    Re: What is the fuss about arduino

    Momma always said if people are handing you money don't keep your hands in your pocket!!
    Thankful user of Proton
    Gary
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    Re: What is the fuss about arduino

    Hello
    I would donate, The long term soultion would be better Marketing in the USA., Putting every Utube Project you have with "programmed with Proton" in the discription.
    Going to meet ups and...
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    Re: What is the fuss about arduino

    Goodday Boys

    Arduino is like cooking out of a box, toss it in the Microwave and it works. It has some value but I found it to be very limited with pre allocaded pins.
    Moving to bare chip...
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    Re: PicKit3 Programmer

    Hello
    I was hoping for PicKit4 ?????????

    Best to you
    Gary
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    Re: PicKit3 Programmer

    It will drive you crazy, I did it last Month and took most o f the day fiddling with it, then programmed a couple of Chips with Microchips X Software and it strted to work??.
    Not sure what...
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    Re: Proton now has super power

    Hello
    You need a good USA distributor. You were working on a book that will help, I think if people use it they will buy it.
    You need to make a little for your years of hard work and care and...
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    Proton now has super power

    Hello
    It seems Proton has went from a power tool to a SUPER power tool leaving all others in the dust.

    Gary
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    Re: Best programmer for new PICs

    Greetings
    I am waiting for Pickit4, I did try two knock off Pickit3 units, they would not work unless you changed it to use a lower voltage.
    For some reason the Pickit3 will lock up after...
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    Re: Identify 18f and enhanced core

    HELLO
    Should we in your opinion move to 18F chips, I have had some loosing batttles with some 16F newer chips , it seems Microchip could do a better job with their documentation, I swore off a...
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    Re: Quiet on the forum

    Hello
    Speaking of the American market, it seems very light as of what I see on the member map, I for one do want Proton to be more prevelent in the USA.
    as this will help the long term success...
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    Re: Update to Fuse Configurator

    Super thanks John
    It is people like you that make programming easier.
    Fuse Configurator is a sweet program.

    Gary
  33. Re: Where can I download the manual for the Proton basic language?

    Hello
    Great now I can read the manuals on my Mac when I am not in the workshop,,,way to go.
    Gary
  34. Re: Where can I download the manual for the Proton basic language?

    Hello
    In a way it would be nice for Crownhill to put the manual on the web site for people who are looking to buy a compiler.
    2entsworth
    Gary
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    Re: Add new chip to MPLAB

    Hsllo
    I did get MPLAB working on XP after loading Java 8u92 "with all the warnings", and MPLAB IPE, seems to work very good I take back some of the things I have said about MPLAB.
    The 16F1713...
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