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Demoscene video

A demo of Linus Akesson's Turbulence demo on the Propeller Platform. Links;

Linus' site (with demo code) linusakesson.net/scene/turbulence/index.php

The Shoppe at Wulfden (makers of the VGA module for the Propeller Platform)
wulfden.org/TheShoppe/prop/prplatvga.shtml

Here's the third Diptrace tutorial, this time I go through exporting files and ordering. video More Resources: DiptraceMy Diptrace component libraryPrevious … Read more
I did a brief video tutorial on Diptrace - this is part 2 on Laying out a PCB.  Part 1, covering schematics is here. \ Read more
I did a brief video tutorial on Diptrace. If you're thinking of designing a circuit board, you might find it useful; Video This is the first part of a … Read more
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Project Page The Switchboard Module uses 2x 4021 Shift Registers to read 16 buttons simultaneously. This is the same circuit as 2 NES controllers, so it only … Read more
Project Page I put together the Command Pad Module because I wanted an easy way to connect an analog joystick to the Propeller Platform. The joystick doesn't … Read more
Schmartboard EZ review and tips on using it
I picked up the SchmartBoard EZ while working on a USB-Serial circuit using FTDI's FT232R. It's an SSOP package with 28 pins, so I ran over to Fry's to pick up … Read more
The PICaxe USB cable is just a USB-Serial Converter.  Like a lot of USB-Serial converters, it's based on the FTDI 232 chip.  This means you can use most FTDI … Read more
Make your robot to 2 (or 3, or 4, or 5, or 6, or 7) things at the same time
This is part 0 of a multi-part series.  The other parts are here. Read more
A basic - intermediate walkthrough on programming in Spin
This is part 1 of a multi-part series.  The other parts are here. The Parallax Propeller can be programmed C, Spin, or Assembly; I think most people use Spin.  I … Read more