The PICAXE is a standard Microchip PIC microcontroller with pre-programmed bootstrap loader that enables loading via a TTL level serial adapter instead of a dedicated programmer. They are typically programmed using a BASIC interpeter provided free of charge by Revolution Education that produce and ...

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Know the transmission speed between PICAXEs with Radio module

I was wondering if I could know the transmission speed between 2 PICAXEs using an Radio Module. At the moment I tried to send data between 2 PICAXE 40x2 only with the 433MHz Radio Transmitter. The ...
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Separate PICAXE Download board Serial In pull down resistor

I have a PICAXE (20M2) project that I am working on and I have two separate boards one programs the chip, the same chip then gets transferred to the other board, to which the peripherals (LEDs, ...
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Synchronising two microcontrollers for LED sequence and piezo speaker

I am making a piano keyboard which has a subsystem that plays a song whilst lighting up the corresponding notes that are to be played. I have used a PICAXE 20M2 microcontroller for the LED sequence ...
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How can I isolate a servo in this circuit [closed]

I have a PIC which I am using to control a servo, I have a 5v supply for the PIC. I wish to isolate the servo from the PIC as the noise the servo creates can cause the PIC to malfunction. NOTE: I only ...
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Multiple micro controllers to control LED matrix

I am planning to use 5 40 pin Picaxe micro-controllers to control a 70x70 LED board matrix. My plan is to use 4 of the micro-controllers to control the LEDs and the 5th to tell the other ...
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Sound from picaxe [closed]

i have PICAXE-28 Project Board and PICAXE-28X1 IC. What is the easiest way to play music on those? I don't want to buy something that is already made, i want to make it myself, but I dunno how :D What ...
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PICAXE and RFA001

I have two 40x2 with a RFA001. I whant to send 1 if the I push the pusher and high a led to know if it recived the code. It seems that doesn't work. It's correct? Transmitter: ...
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If YOU were starting out now, what PIC16F-compatible IDE and compiler would you choose, and why?

This is going to be a bit long as I wanted to cover all the obvious questions before they arise, give a rationale to some of my thinking, and prove I've done my groundwork! If time is short, skip down ...
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PICAXE 8 Pin Proto Kit

I just soldered together the PICAXE 8 Pin Proto Kit, and I have a feeling there is one part missing. Here are the images for the kit: The part that I think is missing is the white component in ...
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How to effectively generate random number with PICAXE 08M2?

I'm wondering how to effectively generate random numbers with my PICAXE 08M2. The following is my code: ...
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RANDOM command in PBASIC

I'm trying to use the random command in PBASIC and I'm not sure how it works. I'm using a PICAXE-08 Proto Board Kit, and the chip specifically is a PICAXE-08M2. ...
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Basic PNP transistor on a microprocessor output pin

I have a 5v microprocessor that needs a PNP transistor between it and the common anode of an LED display, as it can't source enough current to drive all of the LED's without burning up. I understand ...
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PICAXE very short interval timer (for playing sound)

I have a PICAXE (08M2) that I'm using to play sound, using the Roman Black algorithm mentioned in the answer to this question. My question, then, is this: How do I get the PICAXE to wait for the ...
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Playing sound with a picaxe

Is there any way to use a PICAXE (08M2, to be precise) to play a small sound file (Not beeps and buzzes, but actual sound), perhaps loaded from an i2c EEPROM chip? I'm thinking something similar to ...
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Bit Banging a PICAXE 08M2 as an I2C Slave

Only the X2 parts of the PICAXE family support I2C slave compatibility, but I need to have an 08M2 to act as an I2C slave on a board that I have. Unfortunately I don't have the option of changing ...
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ADC input protection?

I need to sample an analog voltage from a sensor (0-12v) in an environment where large voltage spikes may be induced in the transmission line, what's the best (simple and cheap) method of protecting ...
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Stepper Motor Pulses Making it reverse

I have 2 stepper motors in my micromouse. Every so often one of the stepper motors will turn back one step. My set up is a PICAXE and a ULN2803A and to clock the pulses i just turn the outputs on or ...
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Effects of not enough current for a microcontroller?

I have a picaxe 28-x1 and a Sharp Distance Sensor. When I try to program the PIC with the sensor plugged in it can't find the PIC but when I unplug the sensor it finds it. Is it possible that the ...
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Looking for a PIC board with webserver

I am looking for a PIC which has a webserver builtin or has the ability to install one(with) . I want to experiment connecting in reasonable price please)two PIC/PICAXE boards or different type and ...
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How to make a picaxe service remote for a pioneer ir controller for a DVR - 660H and DVP 540H DVD recorder

How to make a picaxe service remote for a pioneer ir controller for a DVR - 660H and DVP 540H DVD recorder
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What is the difference between PIC and PICAXE?

The impression I get is that PICAXE is based on the PIC cores, but geared to beginners, but I wanted to make sure before committing to any particular platform.
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Programming a PICAXE with an Arduino

Can you program a PICAXE microcontroller with an Arduino Duemilanove Maybe with the ICSP (6 pin) header?
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Connecting a BlinkM to a PICAXE

Has anyone been able to get a PICAXE working with the BlinkM? What is the I2C speed?