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by chopsuey
Wed Jun 21, 2006 6:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PIC PRogrammer Recommendation
Replies: 6
Views: 1207

PIC PRogrammer Recommendation

Anyone have any recommendations for a PIC programmer? My current one died tonight. Something relatively low cost would be great, thanks!
by chopsuey
Mon May 15, 2006 12:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bench Power Supply Recommendation
Replies: 12
Views: 2343

Well I would be happy with a 5v supply for right now for my PIC projects. So if I get one of the 12.6v center tapped transformers from Radio Shack, follow the schematic Newz2000 linked to in his earlier post and put a 5v voltage regulator on the output I should be all set? Thanks for all the help gu...
by chopsuey
Mon May 15, 2006 6:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I have a dream...
Replies: 9
Views: 1933

There are websites dedicated to this topic, for one http://www.mp3car.com/. There are power supplies specifically made for "carputers" that will handle all the voltages, crank, shutdown, etc. You don't have to wait for the computer to shutdown the power supply will sense the car has been turned off ...
by chopsuey
Fri May 12, 2006 12:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bench Power Supply Recommendation
Replies: 12
Views: 2343

Thanks for the ideas guys, I might give it a shot and build my own this weekend.
by chopsuey
Fri May 12, 2006 6:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bench Power Supply Recommendation
Replies: 12
Views: 2343

Bench Power Supply Recommendation

Can anyone recommend a reasonably affordable bench power supply? I am done dealing with batteries when working with my PIC projects. Also I am going to be looking into working on some other electronic projects so I will need variable voltage.
by chopsuey
Thu Apr 13, 2006 6:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PCB advice...
Replies: 6
Views: 1575

Kam,

I have had success with this technique.

http://www.5bears.com/pcb.htm
by chopsuey
Mon Apr 10, 2006 8:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servo Article
Replies: 2
Views: 833

JPKNHTP Thanks! No wonder I couldn't find it, I had it in my head that it must have been a Servo article. I have the the article in front of me right now. Thanks for the help!
by chopsuey
Mon Apr 10, 2006 5:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servo Article
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Servo Article

I am hoping someone can help me remember what issue of Servo a certain article was in. The author was talking about creating a helicopter, similar to the dragan flyer. It was a a helicopter with 4 blades and I believe he metioned that he was going to try and use an Isopod for the brains. Does this s...