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by mikemill
Wed Oct 08, 2008 11:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Microsoft contest
Replies: 1
Views: 730

New Microsoft contest

I just ran across the Dare to Dream Different challenge at http://www.dreamdifferentcontest.com/. Looks like Microsoft is going to start talking about their .Net Micro Framework and are looking for showcase projects. There's prize money and development kits as incentives.
by mikemill
Thu Sep 25, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MSN
Replies: 15
Views: 4008

MSN

Do you want to "block" it, or just remove it as your default home page? If it's the latter, then open Tools, Internet Options, and change the home page on the General tab.
by mikemill
Tue Jun 17, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to determine motor wiring
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

How to determine motor wiring

Thanks all! Hopefully I'll get time this weekend to figure out what these are.
by mikemill
Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: How to determine motor wiring
Replies: 4
Views: 1690

How to determine motor wiring

I have a few motor grab-bags from Jameco. These are all 6-wire, 24V stepper motors and the cases are all effectively sealed. I can't track down anything that remotely looks like a datasheet for any of these either, so... Does anyone have a somewhat foolproof way to figure out the wiring for these or...
by mikemill
Tue May 20, 2008 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: XBee?
Replies: 2
Views: 1189

XBee

Watch the docs and make sure you get the absolute latest. There are two operating modes - AT command set and API. I played with the AT set for a few days before dumping all of the code and moving to API mode. The API mode has some quirks in terms of request / response processing (you send out a mess...