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Re: ardumoto, help needed

 by Panikos ¦  Fri Mar 05, 2010 5:08 am ¦  Forum: Code ¦  Topic: ardumoto, help needed ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 951

You advice was spot on. hooking up to a battery not only gave results as expected but also increased the performance of the motors in terms of response time and speed/stregth.

Thanks

Re: ardumoto, help needed

 by Panikos ¦  Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:30 am ¦  Forum: Code ¦  Topic: ardumoto, help needed ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 951

Thanks for the reply and the suggestions. I will have a try when I can and post back with results.

ardumoto, help needed

 by Panikos ¦  Tue Mar 02, 2010 6:07 am ¦  Forum: Code ¦  Topic: ardumoto, help needed ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 951

Hi all, i was wondering if anyone can give me any info with regards to ardumoto. I am using pins 10,11,12,13 as per documentation and the following work as expected: pin10,pin11,pin12,pin13, 255,255,HIGH,HIGH, 255,255,HIGH,LOW, 255,255,LOW,HIGH However 255,255,LOW,LOW turns both motors off when in m...

 by Panikos ¦  Tue Jan 12, 2010 8:35 am ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: How to choose a soldering iron? ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 3448

Thanks for the input I looked around for metcal but it seems that ebay UK does not have that many used, the new ones are around 100GBP. I really like the one from sparkfun (http://www.sparkfun.com/commerce/product_info.php?products_id=85) but the shipping for it comes to almost near he value of the ...

How to choose a soldering iron?

 by Panikos ¦  Tue Jan 12, 2010 6:01 am ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: How to choose a soldering iron? ¦  Replies: 12 ¦  Views: 3448

I am new to electronics. Please be forgiving of anything ignorant I say and please provide your advice if you can. I have been trying to find a soldering station to purchase. I want to spent upto ~50GBP i.e $80 but the less the better. However I want to purchase something that will not be frustratin...