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IR remote

23:59  The last minute bot. The idea behind this bot was to learn more about the picaxe controllers we will be giving away at Maker Fair.  It is made from CDs … Read more

Car Stereo IR remotes

I have my picaxe 08m2 reading a TV remote, but a TV remote seems like massive over kill to control a simple robot. I tried using the remote from my Pioneer car stereo, but it isn't recognized. Is this because it has a different protocol? How can I make this work?

Mostly just rolls around, making kids giggle
Using a
Just wanted to say a big thank you to everybody who helped me out with forum questions when things weren't quite clicking. Literally. The relays just did not want … Read more
Remoted controlled mobile platform for videoing robots.
Using a
This is Pictomatix, a 4WD mobile platform for videoing my robots. Taking advantage of picaxe's infrain2 command to make the most of the 08M's limited I/O pins. I'm … Read more