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.

Price: $0.89 USD
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