Let's Make Robots!
Patrols my patio in search of the neighbourhood thief.
All important information is in the video, and I don´t want to give anything away. :) The components for this experiment are one of the PICAXE programmers that I … Read more

Alternative to AXE027 USB Cable

One place where the "going got rough" with regards to my (Argentine) Picaxe Developer Site is with a Picaxe serial download cable that IS NOT RS-232, but USB instead.

If I can only reach those with a serial port on their PCs, then this project will never prosper. USB is a MUST.

SISTEMA SPUTNIK: Argentina´s own Picaxe Developer´s Site

Esteemed colleagues, members and friends,

It is with a great sense of acomplishment that I share with you my humble enterprise. I have just launched a website called Sistema Sputnik, that aims at teaching basic electronics to teenagers and grown ups who wish to take it up as a hobby. Picaxe Microcontrollers are at the heart of the system itself.

Remote controlled, extremely precise (yeah, right!) 2-axis laser death ray
This started out as a top secret destruction weapon to be placed on the moon with plans of taking the world hostage, in order to make a trillion dollars... … Read more

Competencia Nacional de Robótica Lasalle 2011 (Highlights of the National Competition of Robotics Lasalle)

Here I leave a very few highlights of the Competencia Nacional de Robótica Lasalle, that took place last Saturday.

Phase one: Line Follower complete. Right now it is "learning" how to avoid obstacles the contact-free version.
Using a
INTRO This project -christened Deacon- is the next step in evolution from Nigel, who was abandoned last year. June 9th, 2011 Read more

DIYBin.com: The WORST customer service

I wanted to share with the fellow members my bad experience with the customer service of DIYbin.com.

Many of you hip members seem to be using QRD1114 and CNY70 IR optocouplers for your fancy designer line-follower circuits. Well, as it turns out, I can´t seem to … Read more
Guides you when doing the math inside the code.
The need to convert the result of the ADC pins proportionally to servo positions arose recently in my Pic-Aim project, which in turn was inspired by this comment. … Read more