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by metroid
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:45 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Visual basic for linux
Replies: 11
Views: 6489

Visual basic for linux

does anybody know if there is something like visual (Basic,C, C++) for linux?
by metroid
Mon Apr 21, 2008 8:44 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: help with pic
Replies: 9
Views: 4338

thanks

thanks muntron and everybody that really helped. I just needed held with the programming for the ADC
by metroid
Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: help with pic
Replies: 9
Views: 4338

Re: help with pic

muntron wrote: Most PIC ADCs are 10bit, so 1 bit is 5/1024 or 0.00488V. A little math can convert, or you can calibrate your divider circuit.
I really don't undrstand how you would program that into the pic.
by metroid
Thu Apr 10, 2008 9:44 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: help with pic
Replies: 9
Views: 4338

reply

i've gottem a free sample of the MAX232. i was thinking of using one of the smaller pics(8 pin or 16 pin i don't know exact names) becasue the circuit will have to fit in a small space
by metroid
Wed Apr 09, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: help with pic
Replies: 9
Views: 4338

help with pic

i am new to programming the pic microcontroller. I need help wiht a project. I would like to use the adc to convert voltage to serial data i.e 9.5 volts are coming in so it outputs 9.5 volts. my voltage range would be from 0-20. also does the pic output TTL or RS232 serial data
by metroid
Mon Mar 17, 2008 9:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sim card reader needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1228

sim card reader found

this site has exactly what you are looking for
http://www.meritline.com/usb-sim-card-reader.html
by metroid
Sun Mar 16, 2008 10:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pneumatic cylinder
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

air cylinder

i am looking for a small air cylinder about the size of a lego air ram for use in a project i am working on.
by metroid
Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: pneumatic cylinder
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

pneumatic cylinder

does anybody know where i can get a pneumatic cylinder similar (or the smame) as the one seen on page 470 of the robot builders bonaza third edition?

ps i do not want to use lego cylinders

in aditon does anybody know where I can get the valve from page 84 in the january issue of nuts and volts
by metroid
Wed Mar 12, 2008 6:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: using a samsung cellphone screen in a project
Replies: 0
Views: 981

using a samsung cellphone screen in a project

wold it be possible to use the screen from a SGH-X497 (Samsung) in a project. Displaying images, text either from a Micro-controller or from a computer. has anybody done this?
by metroid
Tue Feb 26, 2008 6:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Voltage to serial data
Replies: 15
Views: 4147

re

I was thinking of having a chip hocked up to a pic or something like that. not just have one chip. Has anybody done this with a A/d converter
by metroid
Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Voltage to serial data
Replies: 15
Views: 4147

Voltage to serial data

does anoybody know of a circuit that would act as a Voltage to serail data converter. for example I have it hooked up to a batetry and it take the volteg of the battery and outputs the voltage as serial data. Ex a 9v battery that has a charge of 5.7 volts left so when it is hooked up to it it would ...
by metroid
Mon Feb 25, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Microcontroller as a keyboard
Replies: 1
Views: 680

Microcontroller as a keyboard

does anybody know of a circuit or kit that allows you to have a micro like a BS2 SX or pic act as a keyboard on a computer

ex you do a certain action on the inputs and it types somthing out