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by HodgeBrad
Tue Jan 03, 2006 10:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EasyPIC 3
Replies: 2
Views: 570

Re: EasyPIC 3

Thanks for the suggestion. That is a good point about the size. I thought about using it for education - my own :) .

Any one else have any experience with these?

Thanks!
by HodgeBrad
Sat Dec 31, 2005 8:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EasyPIC 3
Replies: 2
Views: 570

EasyPIC 3

Does anyone have any experience with the EasyPic 3 development board / programmer from:
Microelektronica?
Thanks.
by HodgeBrad
Mon Aug 22, 2005 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Re: Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger

The cradle nomaly only uses an AC adapter. I am trying to make a 12V DC to 5V DC 1.5 Amp power adapter for the car.
by HodgeBrad
Mon Aug 22, 2005 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Re: Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger

Also, when I test the AC adapter with my multimeter. I get 5V and 5 Amps instead of the 1.5 Amps it says it outputs. Is that normal? I was wondering if the device only draws 1.5 amps maybe.
by HodgeBrad
Thu Aug 18, 2005 5:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Re: Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger

There are other connectors on the cradle. You are correct, there is a USB, Line-in, and Line-out to go with the power-in. I think this thing can charge via USB, but I haven't been able to confirm that. Unfortunately when I tried to use the miniUSB cell phone car charger with it (for my Audiovox SMT ...
by HodgeBrad
Thu Aug 18, 2005 1:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger
Replies: 7
Views: 1448

Homebrew iAudio X5 MP3 player car holder/ charger

I am wanting to make a cradle for my MP3 player for the car. As far as I can tell, one isn't commercially availabe. The MP3 player is an: iAudio X5 I want to take the desktop charger: iAudio X5 Desktop Charger and mount it in my car so I will have a handy cradle and won't have to hook & unhook all o...
by HodgeBrad
Fri Dec 31, 2004 8:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Power Switch for computer
Replies: 10
Views: 1452

Re: Power Switch for computer

I agree about leaving it on all of the time. Much easier on the system. Should improve the life. However, you may not be that concerned with the life of that older computer; a failure could lead to an upgrade :)
by HodgeBrad
Fri Dec 31, 2004 6:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EasyPIC 2 Development Board / Programmer
Replies: 1
Views: 540

EasyPIC 2 Development Board / Programmer

Does anyone have any experience with the EasyPIC 2 or their mikroBASIC compiler?<p>http://www.mikroelektronika.co.yu/engli ... pic2.htm#4<p>Thanks,
Brad