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  My PICAXE Projects BuzzBot Blog - A R/C Toy being converted to a robot using the PICAXE LED Switch - Interesting Sensor Concept using an LED as both a Light Emmiting Device and as a Light Sensor


I came across an interesting article yesterday on Hack-A-Day about using a LED as a Photo Sensor and cheap communictaion device.  This is achieved by using some physical properties of the LED for both Transmit and Receive.  The article also links to a cool video clip demonstrating this. Original Article can be found here Anyway this sparked my interest … Continue reading PICAXE – LED Sensor

BuzzBot – PicAxe Frustrations

Frustrations  I have to make some decisions on what direction I need to go with my buzzbot project, basically I have been frustrated with some short comings of the PICAXE microcontroller.  The main being lack of any onboard timers and having only one common interrupt available.  Also I think that I'm trying to fit too much onto one of these babies.  … Continue reading BuzzBot – PicAxe Frustrations