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by gsprole
Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Articles
Topic: PIC Trainer Feb 13
Replies: 0
Views: 1451

PIC Trainer Feb 13

Can you indicate what version of GCBasic you used in your lessons? The only one that I have been able to load into my Windows 7 machine is the graphical version, and it refuses to load the programs. Have some older machines that I could use, if I have to, I guess. Thanks in advance. Cool board, nice...
by gsprole
Mon Dec 02, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Job Board
Topic: Are you a Subscriber? Why, or why not?
Replies: 34
Views: 139491

Re: Are you a Subscriber? Why, or why not?

Yes. Because it is the best most fun educational get ideas do things electronic mag out there. I'm old enough to bond with the feel of a mag, the ability to browse a mag, to follow tutorials, see new cool things, to download files, to stay up nights with a meter and a scope going What Why Really, re...
by gsprole
Fri Sep 07, 2012 10:04 am
Forum: Job Board
Topic: Are you a Subscriber? Why, or why not?
Replies: 34
Views: 139491

Re: Are you a Subscriber? Why, or why not?

I subscribe to Nuts and Volts. I like to make little cool things, and find inspiration in almost every issue. Since much content is serial, and local bookstores sell out quickly, to not subscribe would diminish the value for me.
by gsprole
Tue Apr 12, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: Projects & Kits
Topic: Garage Door N&V 11/2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2258

Re: Garage Door N&V 11/2010

Ron updated his code - see downloads.
by gsprole
Mon Feb 14, 2011 8:50 am
Forum: Projects & Kits
Topic: Garage Door N&V 11/2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2258

Re: Garage Door N&V 11/2010

1. The garage door battery life seems to be 4 days for receiver and <10 days for transmitter. 2. If your door bounces as it moves, the multiple signals to the transmitter can confuse and leave it in the opposite state (i.e. up when it is down, down when it is up), and then when the door is moved to ...
by gsprole
Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Projects & Kits
Topic: Garage Door N&V 11/2010
Replies: 2
Views: 2258

Garage Door N&V 11/2010

I love the concept, and think these could have many uses beyond garage doors. So I bought a couple sets of the boards and chips, and have some issues I need help with: 1. The alarm is always On. I tied the three inputs (SW1-3) both High and Low and the alarm still sounds every time it loops through....