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Looking for a programer for cool project

 by smitty505000 ¦  Wed May 27, 2015 3:36 pm ¦  Forum: MicroView Projects ¦  Topic: Looking for a programer for cool project ¦  Replies: 0 ¦  Views: 1590

I have a cool project idea with a microview breakout and arduino nano but don't have the time or knowledge for the program. If anyone is interested I can pay for the service. What I want to do is recreate the display shown in Star Wars a new hope where the rebel pilots are being briefed on how to de...

Re: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back

 by smitty505000 ¦  Sat Aug 21, 2010 2:08 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 824

In a normal situation with a micro I would agree but I can not change the Brookshire VSA software that is doing the animation. It dosnt really matter cuz I will be using 2 Arc-32 boards once done and will just be sending simple wireless commands to trigger routines. It would just be nice to be able ...

Re: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back

 by smitty505000 ¦  Fri Aug 20, 2010 7:51 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 824

It seams to be a buffer overflow problem but Im not sure why. Cts is enabled on both X-bee's. Do I need to solder a wire between the CTS pin and somewhere on the explorer usb or the regulated explorer? I have been searching lots of fourms but cant find the answer.

Smitty

Re: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back

 by smitty505000 ¦  Fri Aug 20, 2010 6:38 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 824

Just checked the configurations and CTS flow control is enabled (1) by default.

Smitty

Re: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back

 by smitty505000 ¦  Fri Aug 20, 2010 6:30 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 824

Not quite sure how flow control works so I dont think I am using flow control. I am just running a range/ loop back test in X-cts.

What got me to try the loop back test was because I was getting unreliable and jerky servos on my SSC-32 using Brookshires VSA software.

Smitty

X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back

 by smitty505000 ¦  Fri Aug 20, 2010 6:01 pm ¦  Forum: Wireless/RF ¦  Topic: X-bee 2.5 2mw chip anteana only 20%-30% loop back ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 824

Hi all, I am new to X-bee's and having a problem with data being lost. I have tried connecting the rx and tx pins together on the router/end device and running a loop back test. The results are between 20%-30% at only 5 feet away. I turned off all other wireless devices in the house to no avail. I h...

Re: 16vdc input on X-Bee Explorer Regulated ?

 by smitty505000 ¦  Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:34 pm ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: 16vdc input on X-Bee Explorer Regulated ? ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 386

I looked up the regulator (stamped KB33) and it turns out to be a micrel mic5205 that will accept up to 16v. But as Waltr stated "will need to dissipate the voltage drop times the current as heat." I am going to be using a 2 cell lipo with a max voltage of 8.4v or nominal 7.2v which should be fine. ...

Re: 16vdc input on X-Bee Explorer Regulated ?

 by smitty505000 ¦  Tue Aug 17, 2010 11:34 am ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: 16vdc input on X-Bee Explorer Regulated ? ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 386

Thanks for helping to clear things up. I guess I just want to make sure that I can apply a higher voltage. Because the pad says 5v but the manual says up to 16v. Dont want to fry it if I dont have to. :)

Smitty

16vdc input on X-Bee Explorer Regulated ?

 by smitty505000 ¦  Tue Aug 17, 2010 5:06 am ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: 16vdc input on X-Bee Explorer Regulated ? ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 386

Hi all,

I am a little confused. Please let me know if I am understanding the spec sheet correctly. Diode on Din allows signal voltages of 3.3vdc or 5vdc. 5v pin can accept an input voltage up to 16vdc?

Smitty

Re: Multiple MP3 Trigger V2 on same serial line?

 by smitty505000 ¦  Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:04 pm ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: Multiple MP3 Trigger V2 on same serial line? ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 338

Thanks for the reply. I didnt think you could give them an address, but it would have been nice. :)

Its already a fantastic product! I am using 4 of them in my.....um lets see, Animatronic Interactive Machanical Puzzle diorama?

Smitty

Multiple MP3 Trigger V2 on same serial line?

 by smitty505000 ¦  Wed Aug 11, 2010 5:06 am ¦  Forum: SparkFun Product Questions ¦  Topic: Multiple MP3 Trigger V2 on same serial line? ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 338

Hi all,
Is it possible to opperate multiple MP3 Triggers on the same serial line? Maybe by giving them individual addresses?

Smitty