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    Re: FN-M16P wow's

    Well after some serious investigation I have found the problem with the mysterious delay in using the FN-M16P playback unit. After loading the exact same utterance files into all of the 99...
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    FN-M16P wow's

    I was wondering if any body here has worked with an FN-M16P dvr before? I have recorded some numbers and messages for an upcoming project and noticed an unacceptable delay after sending the control...
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    Re: 10Hz to 10KHz Frequency Generator

    Personally I would chose a Pic with an 20 bit NCO and that will give you all the capability you would ever need. Perhaps an 16F18326.
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    [OFFER] Re: Proton MKII Development Board

    Lester, I just received my box of goodies and WOW am I impressed. Lot's of things in there. This box should keep me at the bench all thru XMAS and New years. You know what they say, "Idle hands are a...
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    [OFFER] Re: Proton MKII Development Board

    Lester, I haven't heard back from you about the costs for one of your MKII dev. boards. I am still interested in one. I have been bringing up the Amicus 18 boards and 6 of them seem to be running...
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    Re: Anybody used the ADS1115 16bit A/D?

    The reason I mentioned them is that they have a much faster conversion rate compared to the ADS1115 that Tim has mentioned. It you are OK with the conversion rate, then it shouldn't be a job to send...
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    Re: Anybody used the ADS1115 16bit A/D?

    Might I suggest an LTC1864 as it is an 16 bit upgrade for the well known 12 bit LTC1286 in which there is alot of code been written over the years. How ever I would prefer the LTC2337 as it is 18...
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    [OFFER] Re: Proton MKII Development Board

    Yes, Thank You John...
  9. Sticky: Where can I find the documentation for the Amicus 18 LCD Shield board?

    Where can I find the documentation for the Amicus 18 LCD Shield board? None of the links on your site seem to work or the data sheet is missing.
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    Re: HSerial_ChangeBaud question

    Yes that is correct. After you set the required baud rate and power down the module, the next time you power it up it will be at the baud rate you set. I always send the "RESET" command before...
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    Re: HSerial_ChangeBaud question

    Here is the link to down load the entire document:

    https://www.academia.edu/8999566/HC-03_05_Embedded_Bluetooth_Serial_Communication_Module_AT_command_set
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    Re: HSerial_ChangeBaud question

    Here is the document for the HC05 Blue tooth module.

    Damm website wont let me down load the entire document because it's too big (83.7k).
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    Re: HSerial_ChangeBaud question

    I have to ask, Why are you changing the baud rate every time you run the code? Why not just set the HC05 to communicate at a fixed baud rate. There are "AT" commands to do just that and then on...
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    Re: 3x4 alpha numeric keypad

    I have NO examples, Just think about how you use the keypad on your phone to do texting... Most keys use 4 different toggles to decode the alphabet.
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    Re: 3x4 alpha numeric keypad

    It's up to you to determine which of the 16 keys to map to the particular LETTER you are trying to generate. Maybe try something similar to the way telephone keypads are used to send TEXT.
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    Re: Pal signal sampling

    I have to ask, How long/tall is the tube that is filled with water? I built a system to monitor the water level in a basment sump using an MPXV5050GP Pressure transducer ans was able to achieve .1...
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    Re: 18F26K22 can't use PORTC.0 or 1

    Probably a RMW problem. Try setting the LATC.0 and LATC.1 register.
  18. Re: Electronic roulette with PIC microcontroller

    Actually I would use APA102C's as they are SPI driven so that eliminates the speed restrictions on the data output routine and the processor.
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    Re: Multiple serial communicators

    I use Ttermpro.exe as my goto terminal emulator. I usually have multiple instances open at once. One for a couple of Bluetooth devices and a few open for FTDI interfaces as well as RS-232 as well as...
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    Re: Temperature Controller Problem

    Amod, assuming VALUE is an A/D raw reading then these two lines are all that's needed. To clear the peak values call the routine RESET_PEAK.

    IF VALUE > HIGHTEMP THEN HIGHTEMP = VALUE 'store...
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    Re: Boot loader woes.

    The TX line from the USB cable is sourcing +5 volts to the PIC. You must first power the target board and then connect the USB cable into it. At that point with the boot loader ready to proceed start...
  22. Re: Prescaler divider other than 1:1 causes the PWM module in PIC10F322 to stop worki

    I have to ask, Why are you manipulating the ANSELA each time you enter the AD_Conv routine? This can be set once before the main loop. Also why are you turning off the A/D converter module each time...
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    Re: Boot loader woes.

    George, I personally use a boot loader on most all of my projects, even on my bench work as it elevates the use of a Pickit 3 or Pickit4 or ICD3 to be used every time new code updates are required....
  24. Re: Code generated by 3.7.0.8 not fitting in 18F24K22

    Or maybe move up to an 18F27K40..... Sounds like code bloat to me...
  25. Re: Wanted 18F25K22 bootloader for purchase .....

    Attached is a .hex file for use with MicroCode Loader and an 18F26K22 processor running @ 64 Mhz. internal. Just rename the extension to .hex.
  26. Re: Wanted 18F25K22 bootloader for purchase .....

    Why pay? Try this... I use it exclusively for my 16F18326. http://tinypicbootload.sourceforge.net/
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    [SOLVED !] Re: Help for Fatigue testing controller

    Aren't the statements you are sending the port just setting the direction register?
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    [SOLVED !] Re: Help for Fatigue testing controller

    How about:
    IF (Porta & $03) = $03 then
    Portc.1 = 1
    else
    portc.1 = 0
    endif
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    [SOLVED !] Re: Serin signal line High or Low

    You are right Tumbleweed, As far as the PIC is concerned when using some kind of RS232 driver the PIC pin should be pulled high. At least the receive line. I often use a pullup resistor on the...
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    Re: Oven temperature issue

    Are you using "cold junction compensation"?
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    Re: Cheap programmer or waste of money

    That is why I only use my Pickit2,3,4 and ICD3 for flashing boot loader code and some hex into small 6 pin Pic's. If it has a USART I use it for boot loading. Much faster as well...
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    Re: Replace existing async with sync

    For starters, I have to ask, Why are you bit banging the RS232? Doesn't the processor you are using have a USART? Many of the newer PIC's have an inversion bit for the USART. One resistor and you...
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    Re: Ethernet to RS232 converter

    The Lantronix XPORT is what I use here and I have about 10 or so in constant service. I use them in TCP mode and configuring them is a breeze.
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    Re: It is almost Christmas

    Happy future NEW YEAR and every body have a Merry Christmas...
  35. Re: Detecting for the presence of pulses not using interrupts

    Please excuse me, But the 18F26K42 has IOC on as many as 4 ports.
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    Re: Driving 2 LCD Modules from 1 CPU

    Here is another attempt. Enjoy and pass it along...
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    Re: Driving 2 LCD Modules from 1 CPU

    Sorry, I tried that. The PDF is 92K and zipped it is only 82K. Limit for forum uploads is only 24K.
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    Re: Driving 2 LCD Modules from 1 CPU

    If you are interested please email me: [email protected]
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    Re: Driving 2 LCD Modules from 1 CPU

    I do have a much easier way using 2 resistors in .pdf format with code but am not able to upload it on this site. Sorry... It's only 92Kb.
  40. Re: Problem with Serial Port 1 on PIC18F47K40

    I notice that you are using HSEROUT2 to send data in the lower snipit of code but, you are setting up HSEROUT in the upper snipit of code?
  41. Re: Problem with Serial Port 1 on PIC18F47K40

    Have you checked the Peripheral Module Disable Register to see if it has been modified? P would also check the PPS register.
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    Re: RS485 transmission

    Joseph, If the communications is for safety critical application, make sure you have the terminated end set up for a fail safe state in case wires could be damaged. I have used RS485 communications @...
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    Re: MCP3422 Analog to Digital Converter

    Eds, Here is a routine I use for the MCP3421 which is the same part but, with only a single channel.

    UNIT0 CON %11010000 'CONTROL AND ADDRESS OF MCP3421 A to D CONVERTER...
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    Re: 3D printer. Yey!!!!

    Bob, It is 3 axis but, the Z axis holds the X axis stage. The table is the Y axis.
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    Re: 3D printer. Yey!!!!

    Steyn, Nice machine there. This is what I built about 6 or so years ago. Not too fast with the lead screws so I decided to make it into a CNC machine. The control board is an 4 axis stepper motor...
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    Re: Watchdog timer

    Joesaliba, For starters a watchdog timer is used for a safety critical piece of code you are executing. Say for instance an alarm system. You wouldn't want the code to stop executing if for instance...
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    Re: 3D printer. Yey!!!!

    I received my ENDER-3 about 3 weeks ago and have been printing up a storm. Nice precision. I have been using FREECAD for my designs. It takes a bit of getting used to... Good luck Les...
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    Re: SPI to MX25L4006E Flash PROM

    I have been using a LOGICPORT 34 channel for about 2 years or so and it works great. It helped me find a flaw in the 3D printer software for the system I built running on an ARDUINO. It was loosing...
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    Re: New PICkit 4 available

    Frizie, Ive had mine since January of this year and it works great with MPLAB_IPE v4.15. I am still waiting for the updates for the Programmer to Go function and SD card.
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    Re: EEPROM write time

    It would really make more sense to structure the data so that you can do a single page write instead of individual writes. The timing is the same. 5 to 10 Ms. OOps, I'm thinking of an external...
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    Re: Electromagnetic display

    Why yes Ken, Here is the Spec. sheet. I use the 200 Amp devices w/12 volt coils. OOps, The brochure is too large for the forum to digest. Do you have an email, and I can send it or, just go to the...
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    Re: Electromagnetic display

    Here is a picture of some 200 Amp. Bistable relays I use in my solar system to connect/disconnect 2 different 435 AmpHour battery banks
  53. Re: Common anode 7-segment display driver

    Shantanu, Why would you want to multiplex the drive of the displays? Driving them with the processor is a waste of CPU cycles. Also do you want to waste pins? With the CAT40xx series drivers there is...
  54. Re: Common anode 7-segment display driver

    May I suggest possibly a ON semiconductors CAT4008 ro CAT4016 constant current driver that is serially driven. That way you only use 4 I/O lines from your micro of choice.
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    Re: Hot mosfet Do I worry?

    I understand Ken, I have been using that type of circuit for years to switch large currents of 300+ amps. Tim said he was only using 1 FET as far as I can see.
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    Re: Hot mosfet Do I worry?

    Tim, What do you mean "P channel reverse voltage protection device"? How is the P channel FET being used? Are you placing current thru the body diode continuously? If so then there is a .7 to 1.0...
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    Re: Driving SK9822 or APA102 RGB LED's

    Yes Les, I have NOT found anything on an actual spec. sheet about the upper limit of the clock frequency. One can only assume it is the minimum of the data setup time and hold time. I wrote my own...
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    Re: Driving SK9822 or APA102 RGB LED's

    Les, What is your idea of a slower clock rate? Since your post I have read about a dozen of so posts that have proof of operation at 1 to 10 Mhz. I have since your post whipped up a set of hardware...
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    Re: Driving SK9822 or APA102 RGB LED's

    Les, What is the SHOut and SHin clock rate for reference?
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    Re: Big characters font on Text Display

    Maybe you can gleen some info from here. https://www.seetron.com/bpp420/bpp420prog.html
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    Re: Driving SK9822 or APA102 RGB LED's

    Rick, I just looked at the data sheet for the SK9822's and it appears they are the same. I would possibly see if there is a way to delay the clocking of the SHOut command as there is for the PBP...
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    Re: Driving SK9822 or APA102 RGB LED's

    Rick, The code as presented shifts the data out MSB first with the clock idling low. I am unfamiliar with the "SHOut " command. I also am unfamiliar with using the SK9822 led's. I will look for a...
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    Re: Driving SK9822 or APA102 RGB LED's

    Rick, Here is a small test program I wrote to do some testing of APA102C's around XMAS last year. It's in PBP.
  64. [SOLVED !] Re: Why Amicus18 is not open source computer hardware like Arduino?

    Over the past 2 or so years I have purchased about 10 of the Amicus18 PCB's for work. They make great development boards for various final products. Now that I am retiring I would like to purchase a...
  65. [SOLVED !] Re: Why Amicus18 is not open source computer hardware like Arduino?

    H
    Hey Guy's, Any news on the new Amicus18 PCB's?
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    Re: Simple cheap dev board needed

    I have been using the Amicus18 board for about 3 years and have had no problems running with windows 10. As soon as I received them I reprogrammed the FTDI flash to the default FTDI configuration.
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    Tim, thanks for the quick reply. Actually I'm...

    Tim, thanks for the quick reply. Actually I'm using 3.0.6.0. What I meant is that to access individual bits in an array of say 8 bytes you have to pass the array byte indexed by a factor of 8 to a...
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    array bit manipulation

    Hello, I use the bit manipulation function in PBP quite a lot and I was wondering why Proton Plus can't do linear indexing of a single bit in an array or for port output bit manipulation. After...
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