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Use an LED + digital input as light detector
This walkthrough describes how to use an LED connected directly to a digital input as a light sensor instead of using an analog input and an amplifying … Read more
Generate a 500Hz dual channel PWM using a picaxe 08M
  If you've ever tried to get speed control using a picaxe 08M connected to a L293D, like on the picaxe 08M motor driver board, the first thing you'd notice would … Read more
Tips on EEPROMS, i2c, scratchpad and variables
The picaxe 28X1 has some very cool memory features that can be used to free up program space or to give your robot a more convenient user interface. This post … Read more
Let two, three or more picaxes talk to each other
Picaxe serial bus   This walkthrough shows you how to make multiple picaxe chips talk to each other using 1 line. This works for all picaxe models but I only used … Read more
head follows an object around the room
I was looking for a way to have a robots head follow something or someone around. The best results I found were the ones using a camera, but these are a bit … Read more