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    Re: Remote programming with Pickkit2

    Thank you everyone. The customer seems to need a vacation ;-) and he himself is going to visit all the sites (local and beyond) to re-program the units. I was really scared they might send the...
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    I dont belive it ! Re: Back in time looking good !

    I miss the great bands... where are the new emerging ones ?

    To name only a few English bands.... Uriah Heep, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Beatles, Iron Maiden, Def Leppard,...
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    Re: Remote programming with Pickkit2

    Hi Thumbleweed,

    I have the PDF... which is going to take a long time to go through. I was hoping someone would give me some indicators, is it working and if what are the drawbacks (if any).
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    Remote programming with Pickkit2

    Hi guys,

    I have a request to change software settings on units. The customer wants to know if it is possible to re-program the units at their warehouse.

    I know it is possible with the...
  5. Thread: Don't care bits

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    Re: Don't care bits

    It's like on some logic chips, when the chip is disabled, then ie inputs become don't care, whether they are 1 or 0, it does not matter. In your case setting or clearing that bit will not affect...
  6. Thread: Barking dog

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    Re: Barking dog

    Actually there is something that may work, I just remembered. Some years ago there seems to have been a tube that snaps into the dog's butt. This prevented the dog from getting the back pressure it...
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    Re: Barking dog

    Many, many many many years ago newly wed me lived in a house where we had the same. Now I was a lot more energetic and firey than off late. The traffic department was in charge of dogs then (what...
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    Re: Barking dog

    Punish the owner, not the dog.
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    Re: Barking dog

    Yeah right Charlie !!!

    A continuous barking dog is a neglected one, usually because they are scared and alone. Perhaps the local animal protection could look into it in a friendly manner. It is...
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    Re: Wheelchair speed control

    To enhance your product with longer battery life, look at adding some supercaps on the batteries. They take the knock on the battery out. There are some interesting video's on Youtube and it is...
  11. Re: HAs anyone used the TSL1401CL linear sensor?

    Possibility one - I'm not sure what exactly the application is, but why not use a conductive approach ?
    If you have a few fixed measuring points along the length of your probe down, you could get a...
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    Re: 18F47K40 Port B issue

    For what it's worth, on the 18F14K50 it seems (some ?) of the A/D's are enabled by default

    Bcf ANSEL.7 ' disable A/D cha 7 to make portC3 a digital input

    Not what you expect...
  13. Re: HAs anyone used the TSL1401CL linear sensor?

    Tim, sometimes I worry about you. You do the weirdest projects :-)

    That tube has a relative large diameter, is it possible to float a subject with colour on it that would give a better definition...
  14. Re: HAs anyone used the TSL1401CL linear sensor?

    Cute sensor ! And a nice range to near IR as well. With a few reference coloured LED's you may even detect colours, or with a filter read only certain colours.

    I had a brief look at the data...
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    I dont belive it ! Re: Back in time looking good !

    I was just thinking how easy the new-to-pics guys have it.
    Remember the first pics with the windows in them ? If the program wasn't working you levered it out of it's socket, sit it in the UV...
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    Re: Suggestions for pic microcontroller

    When choosing a micro you should have an idea of the pins, memory etc, iow what can the micro do, and see which peripherals it has. Also, is it suitable for most other projects you may want to do,...
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    I dont belive it ! Re: Back in time looking good !

    Good GRIEF See Mos, mid 60's is even older than the 1970's. Now THAT is ooold :-O

    My grandson was visiting one day when he asked, "Grandma, do you know how you and God are alike?"

    I mentally...
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    I dont belive it ! Re: Back in time looking good !

    Someone just sent me this... ok so it's not really for us, it's for old people, like our fathers, grandfathers and great-grandfathers.

    When my grandson asked me how old I was, I teasingly replied,...
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    I dont belive it ! Re: Back in time looking good !

    Ok, but only if we get to keep what we know now :-0

    And you're going to be sorry you didn't save all the lotto numbers...

    I'm sure your father would be awed by what his little boy did with the...
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    I dont belive it ! Re: Back in time looking good !

    Hello CMOS !! And a very happy 1970 to you too !

    Liar liar pants on fire. Nobody misses me.
  21. Thread: Pt100

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    Re: Pt100

    Thanks Tim, it seems they make a wide range of PT's.
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    Re: IDE on MAC running Parallels

    Have you defined TMR6ON as a variable ?
  23. Thread: Pt100

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    Re: Pt100

    The correct name is PT100, and it is supposed to be 100R at 0oC. If it's value is off it may be damaged.

    It is basically the same as a thermistor, and you get a PT1000 as well. They are supposed...
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    I dont belive it ! Back in time looking good !

    3614

    ... as long as we don'y have to go back to those ooold micro's.
  25. Re: Advice needed - multiplexing 7 segment displays.

    While the displays are discussed I want to ask if there is a shorter way of allocating the values to write to the display than this ?
    To explain, In the program I allocate values to each segment,...
  26. Re: Advice needed - multiplexing 7 segment displays.

    That's it, the same functionality. The 4094 is a bit cheaper here than the 74 595 and unfortunately they are not pin compatible.
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    Re: 3D printer. Yey!!!!

    That is what I'm after. It is also apparently UV resistant, and is said to print as easy as PLA.
    Only problem for us is it is expensive...
  28. Re: Dongle Issues with Windows 7 64 Bit. Making it difficult to use already purchased

    Surviving... Is that an answer ? :D
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    Re: 3D printer. Yey!!!!

    Hi Bobby,
    Yes, the parts are all quite strong, just depends what you do with them. The part for the pellet gun looks like an omega sign, it is when you bend (force) it open to fit around the...
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    Re: 3D printer. Yey!!!!

    Did you get the printer Les ?

    I have also bought aCreality Ender 3 recently and it works well, not one hickup so far.
    PLA is fine and works easy but is not very temperature tolerant, and parts...
  31. Re: Advice needed - multiplexing 7 segment displays.

    The very first program I wrote was a 3 digit multiplexed display, and I'm still using the same today for a basic volt and amp meter. There however is a problem, and that is it limits the pic to do...
  32. Re: Update on procedures in the Proton BASIC Compiler

    Thanks Les, same as Gary said above. The whole world is in a terrible shamble, but the good news is it is slowly turning for the better, and so will the processors I suspect.
    The same conditions...
  33. Re: Dongle Issues with Windows 7 64 Bit. Making it difficult to use already purchased

    I have just re-installed the PDS and key driver from scratch, and the PDS also did not see the dongle.
    To solve just go to the device manager in the control panel and select the dongle in the list,...
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    Re: AVC - Washing Machine Super Duper

    It seems they use a magnet and electro-magnet cushion for the machine to sit on, the microphone probably monitor the direction of the movement/frequency so the magnet cushion can counter-act the...
  35. Re: What kind of speed controller principale/ code do electic bikes controllers use?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j2IBnKouLDg KLD oneDrive Electric Vehicle Propulsion System - Energy for the Next Generation
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