Let's Make Robots!
Introduces Arduino Programming to PICAXE users
There has been a lot of interest in stepping up to the Arduino by PICAXE users. Since the Arduino programming laguage is "C" like and not "BASIC", there are … Read more

LMR=Lets Make Movies

Where are the robots?

LMR seems to be drifting away from the orioginal core LMR values.

Movies / videos are a great help in descibing a robot project, but should not the primary goal.

There are many new posts of:

I built a robot,

Here is the video,

End of story. 

Avids obstacles by scanning with Sharp IR sesor
Using a
Here is  the LMR Start here Robot Mark III, aka BOSS EZ-bot. "BOSS" as in Gadget Gangster BOSS Board. Many thanks to Frits for his original design. Modifed Frits' … Read more
In working on my Mr BASIC kit, I needed a method to add a PICAXE 28X2 AXE020 board. This simplest way was to add longer spacers and "hang" the AXE020 under the … Read more

25 Microhips that shook the world

 

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I thought I would pass along Brian Santo's article "25 Microchips that Shook the World" from the IEEE Spectrum magaaine. 

 http://www.spectrum.ieee.org/may09/8747/2

It makes some interesting reading.

Latest Build

Check out the latest build by the guys at Evil Mad Scientists Labs

http://www.evilmadscientist.com/article.php/circuitsnacks

I'll take a half dozen.... 

Prototyping board for PICAXE 28 AXE020
Using a
As a user of both PICAXE and Arduino micros, one of the things I like about the Arduino system is the "shields". T Shields are stackable add-on boards for the … Read more

Commrcial Inventory listings

Rant Alert!

I like the avalibility of descriptions of various parts provided by vendors and the user feed back on them. 

I also have no objection to vendors posting on LMR.

BUT, I do have a problem with being flooded with 80+ *new" posts at a single time by one vendor.

It is really too many to properly evaluate at one time.

I would suggest a 5 per day limit

Myc

 

P.S. Obviously the clerk at the vendor was told to get it done by Friday and finally finished the project.  VOILA!