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Blocks use the { and } charcaters to create collapsable code! In the Options menu of the Picaxe-editor, check "Use Collapsing blocks" in the "editor" - tab. Then … Read more
On Picaxe: sound 1, (110,3) is NOT a good idea, you should allways write sound 1, (110,3) low 1 (you do not need line breaks, just write it as above)   Being used … Read more
Looking at an IR-transmitter, but have no clue weather it is on or off? Turn on your camera, video or still, as long as it is digital. This blue spot does not show … Read more
Please note: The info on this page is about a board. However, things can be different depending on which chips you stick into the sockets of that board, and how … Read more
If you are a newbee, you may only have learned that the Picaxe 28 pin Project Board has some inputs and outputs.. And you may have purchesed an SRF05 (that Picaxe … Read more
When I started out with electronics I didn't really know where to look for information. Most books I stumbled upon were much too heavy on the theory of electronics … Read more
If you are building a walking Robot, you will pull out your hair when trying to optimize the leg's movements. I had this idea; I had a digital camera, I strapped on … Read more
ER900TRS: An extremely smart little module. You just give it some volts, and a serial string, and it transmits it over air to another ER900TRS. This one can be … Read more
This is actually not a robot, sorry. But.. If you have an old laser-pointer, and are building robots:   Hook up the laser to the microcontroller. Now you can tuen … Read more
Plexiglass / acrylic plastic sheets is a great material when building robots. If you are having electronics and mecanics on each side of something, and want to pack … Read more
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If you have purchased an "Instant Robot" shield, you can find a project using that shield here.If you prefer the instructions in a single PDF, Dominic / Servello … Read more