Instructables: exploring - technology - microcontrollers - picaxe http://www.instructables.com Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:23:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 MAGICAL MUSICAL COUNTDOWN TO CHRISTMAS MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/MAGICAL-MUSICAL-COUNTDOWN-TO-CHRISTMAS-MACHINE/
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:56:04 PDT
Arduino+PICAXE = "robot" umpire! http://www.instructables.com/id/ArduinoPICAXE-robot-umpire/
Arduino+PICAXE = "robot" umpire! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/R61V/HQVPYQMU/FXCR61VHQVPYQMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/R61V/HQVPYQMU/FXCR61VHQVPYQMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXC/R61V/HQVPYQMU/FXCR61VHQVPYQMU.SMALL.jpg Meister_zinger Hello! Today I'm going to show you how to make a Easy Arduino Baseball Ump! This little system is probably best for scrimmages (informal games) when you have some snooty competitive players so that nobody is complaining about how "unfair" this is ;) I haven't upgraded it so that it has different ...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 12:07:06 PST
Picaxe LED night light http://www.instructables.com/id/Picaxe-LED-night-light/
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Wed, 9 Oct 2013 22:38:11 PDT
PICAXE - Interface a PS2 Keyboard with an LCD http://www.instructables.com/id/PICAXE-Interface-a-PS2-Keyboard-with-an-LCD/
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Sat, 20 Apr 2013 16:06:51 PDT
How to get started with PICAXE 08M microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-started-with-PICAXE-08M-microcontroller/
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 09:47:58 PST
5 Reasons Why You Are Not Able To Program A Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/5-Reasons-Why-You-Are-Not-Able-To-Program-A-Microc/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/9JZ9/H58P2LWA/FFH9JZ9H58P2LWA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/9JZ9/H58P2LWA/FFH9JZ9H58P2LWA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/9JZ9/H58P2LWA/FFH9JZ9H58P2LWA.SMALL.jpg Bot1398 When starting with microcontrollers you are likely to face some problems in programming your microcontroller and there is nothing more frustrating than wasting hours to find the problem and still not be able to. I have worked with different types of microcontrollers like The Arduino , PCAXE , PIC mi...
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Tue, 31 Jul 2012 08:55:33 PDT
Psycadelic Shadow Maker (USB) http://www.instructables.com/id/Psycadelic-Shadow-Maker-USB/
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:48:52 PDT
Getting Started With PICAXE http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-With-PICAXE/
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Tue, 29 May 2012 20:41:44 PDT
EasyLights http://www.instructables.com/id/EasyLights/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/H7FZ/H2MYETWJ/FTAH7FZH2MYETWJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/H7FZ/H2MYETWJ/FTAH7FZH2MYETWJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTA/H7FZ/H2MYETWJ/FTAH7FZH2MYETWJ.SMALL.jpg Geek07Boy I was working on my Picaxe 28x2 robot from http://letsmakerobots.com/ and I wanted lights and I needed more sensors. I had four input pins left. With the 28x2 you can make the pins anything that you need.  I went back to electronics to find some answers. I looked up shift registers on http://www.jam...
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Mon, 28 May 2012 11:10:18 PDT
How to Dynamically control a servo or motor through your computer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dynamically-control-a-servo-or-motor-throug/
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:37:02 PDT
Mission Impossibe Puzzle Box with PicAxe http://www.instructables.com/id/Mission-Impossibe-Puzzle-Box-with-PicAxe/
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Sat, 7 Apr 2012 17:54:14 PDT
Picaxe Programmable Giggle Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Picaxe-Programmable-Giggle-Box/
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Fri, 6 Apr 2012 00:06:42 PDT
Light Sensing LED - PICAXE Version http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensing-LED-PICAXE-Version/
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Tue, 27 Mar 2012 21:11:31 PDT
Picaxe Servo PCB for Dimmer Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Picaxe-Servo-PCB-for-Dimmer-Switch/
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 15:05:19 PST
Poltergeist http://www.instructables.com/id/Poltergeist/
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Thu, 27 Oct 2011 13:55:12 PDT
Trippy RGB Color Mixing NightLight http://www.instructables.com/id/Trippy-RGB-Color-Mixing-NightLight/
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Thu, 22 Sep 2011 17:18:37 PDT
PICAXE Pitcher Perfect Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/PICAXE-Pitcher-Perfect-Thermometer/
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Wed, 14 Sep 2011 16:27:56 PDT
Magic Locket http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Locket/
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Thu, 7 Jul 2011 23:20:46 PDT
IR Remote Control of PICAXE Micro http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Remote-Control-of-PICAXE-Micro/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 16:58:02 PDT
How to add more Outputs to your Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-add-more-Outputs-to-your-Microcontroller/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2011 16:56:20 PDT
A PICAXE Infrared "logging" Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/A-PICAXE-Infrared-logging-Thermometer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/0QGC/GOTSYUPE/F820QGCGOTSYUPE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/0QGC/GOTSYUPE/F820QGCGOTSYUPE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F82/0QGC/GOTSYUPE/F820QGCGOTSYUPE.SMALL.jpg RayBurne 21 July Edit - See how I used the IR thermometer in my Laser Experiments! http://www.instructables.com/id/LASER-HEAT/ Intro: You may already have one of those very useful IR thermometers... just point, shoot, and read the temperature.  Are they not great?  I have two.  But, what if you want to rec...
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Sun, 12 Jun 2011 14:00:20 PDT
The Glen the Stove Project http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Glen-the-Stove-Project/
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Fri, 3 Jun 2011 17:03:51 PDT
Ustream your Geiger Counter http://www.instructables.com/id/Ustream-your-Geiger-Counter/
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 18:24:12 PDT
ALL-IN-ONE CLOCK http://www.instructables.com/id/ALL-IN-ONE-CLOCK/
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Tue, 1 Feb 2011 17:14:04 PST
Multiple PICAXE interrupts http://www.instructables.com/id/Multiple-PICAXE-interrupts/
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Sat, 30 Oct 2010 09:58:17 PDT
Pocket Burglar Alarm http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Burglar-Alarm/
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Fri, 13 Aug 2010 15:19:48 PDT
PicAxe Serial Download Cable (homemade from scrap) http://www.instructables.com/id/PicAxe-Serial-Download-Cable-homemade-from-scrap/
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Tue, 25 May 2010 07:51:40 PDT
How to use a 74HC595 Shift Register with a AVR ATtiny13 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-a-74HC595-Shift-Register-with-a-AVR-ATt/
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Sun, 2 May 2010 19:04:22 PDT
Starting programming with a flow chart http://www.instructables.com/id/Starting-programming-with-a-flow-chart/
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Tue, 25 Aug 2009 02:32:14 PDT
Perpetual Ball Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Ball-Roller-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/Z1VL/FXP6OIHW/FJBZ1VLFXP6OIHW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/Z1VL/FXP6OIHW/FJBZ1VLFXP6OIHW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJB/Z1VL/FXP6OIHW/FJBZ1VLFXP6OIHW.SMALL.jpg unigamer This little machine has a circular track that tilts so a ball can roll round. Can be controlled directly by user or automatically from preset comands. More information: Perpetual Ball Roller
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Wed, 29 Jul 2009 07:10:20 PDT
Perpetual Ball Roller http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetual-Ball-Roller/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/LV98/FXK65J81/FTGLV98FXK65J81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/LV98/FXK65J81/FTGLV98FXK65J81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/LV98/FXK65J81/FTGLV98FXK65J81.SMALL.jpg unigamer This machine is controlled by a PicAxe Microcontroller. A servo (used for steering in R/C cars) is used to tilt the track for a ball to roll round. The degree of the tilt can be controlled by a potentiometer in manual mode or in automatic mode preset instructions on the microcontroller tell the serv...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2009 12:32:46 PDT
Build a 500 metre radio data link for under $40. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-500-metre-radio-data-link-for-under-40./
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Sat, 15 Mar 2008 04:31:28 PDT
Worldwide microcontroller link for under $20 http://www.instructables.com/id/Worldwide-microcontroller-link-for-under-20/
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