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by VernGraner
Tue Jan 05, 2016 2:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Downloading back issues
Replies: 1
Views: 3423

Re: Downloading back issues

I've bought Nuts & Volts from various bookstores for years, but availability was spotty. Now that I'm a subscriber, I am allowed to download each new issue. Great! Now to my question: I see back issues are also available from the download page. Am I allowed to download back issues which I paid for ...
by VernGraner
Mon Jan 04, 2016 4:44 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: pop up - GWXUX HAS STOPPED WORKING
Replies: 9
Views: 2972

Re: pop up - GWXUX HAS STOPPED WORKING

what can i do to get this to stop popping up....besides getting the Win 10 install. I have two machines that are essentially not compatible with Windows 10. I say essentially because one of them is a HTPC that is used exclusively to run Windows Media Center (Windows 10 "upgrade" REMOVES the Windows...
by VernGraner
Mon Dec 28, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: router question...
Replies: 5
Views: 2098

Re: router question...

I was going to suggest netsend, but like you said, that was disabled long ago. Besides, you would actually have to both belong to the same network. That is not the same as sharing a router. To do that, you would have to create a network on one of the computers and then add the other one, then you'd...
by VernGraner
Mon Dec 28, 2015 10:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: i need help finding a remote control module ( bluetooth )
Replies: 2
Views: 1283

Re: i need help finding a remote control module ( bluetooth

does anyone make a generic remote control module that is Bluetooth powered ? most all i find on the net requires you to use your phone..and i need a NON-Phone remote. i need a Bluetooth remote and receiver. the remote needs at least.. 0-9 and 4way arrows. Possible solution would be to use a Wii Rem...
by VernGraner
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:52 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: looking for a larger display..
Replies: 2
Views: 5303

Re: looking for a larger display..

i have seen the 1.2" led displays on adafruit ( the backpacks ) i am looking for larger displays that operate like the back packs. do they make larger ones ? if not how can i make my own ? the backpacks seem to use just 4 connections. (I2C) example ---> https://www.adafruit.com/products/1269 So the...
by VernGraner
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Projects & Kits
Topic: Arduino barometer
Replies: 1
Views: 2999

Re: Arduino barometer

Hi all, First post so here goes! I am trying to make the Arduino barograph from the April 2015 issue, however for the life of me I can't get it to work. I am using an Arduino UNO and a Panel B KS0108 128x64 LCD display and a BMP180. I worked out that the display was a Panel B from the PDF in the do...
by VernGraner
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:17 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: router question...
Replies: 5
Views: 2098

Re: router question...

if 2 laptops are connected to the same router, and the internet happens to go down..is there a way i can talk to the other computer to send a message / note ? just some sort of a simple text ? or would it be too difficult to do ? i'd like to be able to send like a pop up message of sorts...ex. ( he...
by VernGraner
Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:12 pm
Forum: Nuts & Volts Magazine Discussions
Topic: BUILD THE RETRO REGEN RADIO
Replies: 19
Views: 6467

Re: BUILD THE RETRO REGEN RADIO

Hi!

Just thought I would let you know that I notified the writer of the Retro Regen Radio article about your question (above). I hope he will jump in here and get an answer for you soon. :)

Vern
by VernGraner
Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Site Posting Glitch work around
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Re: Site Posting Glitch work around

Just to officially close this topic up- this behavior has been fixed. :)

Vern
by VernGraner
Mon Oct 12, 2015 1:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the forum going down?
Replies: 26
Views: 5359

Re: Is the forum going down?

well no one is maintaining the site so it is deteriorating, soon it will get to a point that it is non-functioning. Hey Dac- As an update- we are at the tail end of a large site migration. We have been moving to a new hosting company so the focus has been on the main site migrations (e.g. http://ww...
by VernGraner
Mon Oct 12, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DIY Animatronics??
Replies: 5
Views: 1279

Re: DIY Animatronics??

Thanks Vern, I noticed that when posting a new message, the site gets lost, but the message is still posted. BUT.. when you edit a post, it behaves as it did previously? (Well, at least it seems to do this most of the time!) Thanks for the info! :) For the record, I have reported these symptoms to ...
by VernGraner
Fri Oct 09, 2015 3:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DIY Animatronics??
Replies: 5
Views: 1279

Re: DIY Animatronics??

How is it that the "DIY Animatronics" got started and still the bugs that plague the rest of the board are left unfixed? There are no email notifications of posts, and the 'SUBMIT' for posts is buggy and goes off to hyperspace. Just wondering! Hi Lemp In answer to your question, the administration ...
by VernGraner
Thu May 21, 2015 3:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the forum going down?
Replies: 26
Views: 5359

Re: Is the forum going down?

Vern >>> you got any fix for the forums not reloading the pages properly after posting ? the page usually just goes into a white oblivion...you have to reload the page or hit the back button to get the forum in again..you can see my other post about it here.. I've not seen the behavior you are desc...
by VernGraner
Thu May 21, 2015 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is the forum going down?
Replies: 26
Views: 5359

Re: Is the forum going down?

Vern >>> you got any fix for the forums not reloading the pages properly after posting ? the page usually just goes into a white oblivion...you have to reload the page or hit the back button to get the forum in again..you can see my other post about it here.. I've not seen the behavior you are desc...
by VernGraner
Fri May 15, 2015 8:44 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nuts and Volts Kindle App
Replies: 2
Views: 5216

Re: Nuts and Volts Kindle App

I have several years worth of Nuts and Volts magazines in the Kindle cloud. I have downloaded the last 12 months issues from the CLOUD to my device; however when I try to view them the Kindle wants a WiFi connection! Why? If I need to have a WiFi connection, why is there a download function in the ...