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Hi! MAEP 2.0 is the second version of MAEP (please check it out if you haven't already). I won't go into all the details about things that are the same as the … Read more

Breadboard Jumper Wires Conspiring with Resistance?

Yup, that's:
no black
not so brown
still no black
brown, finally

Vary basic question about headers

This is a very simple question and I am only asking because it is fundamental to my first robot (and I don't have the money to get this bit wrong).

This pack contains 100 male to male and 40 female to female cables in 5 colours. The male to male cables come in 40mm, 80mm and 120mm lengths. The female to female … Read more

(Updated!) "jumping" "jetpack" mini, do not know what to call it, too cool to be true :P

UPDATE: WooT! Found the full paper on the project, man this thing is complicated :) See atachment, print it to have something to read those cold winter nights ;)

Heck, I just want to know what the pump and the valve are / where I can get them :) 


header pins/wires/jumpers

Hi All,

Where is a good place to get picaxe-friendly wires? By picaxe-friendly, I mean wires with female ends that i can just stick on the pins.

Do they make wires with a female on one end and a male on the other? what about male on both ends?

And what about the little jumpers used to short-curcuit pins on the board (like the one connecting v1 and v2 on the 28x board)?