Come join the Darkside Skywalker…..The Switch from PIC to AVR

I've been playing around with the Arduino Diecimila and the ATMEGA168 over the last couple of weeks to better familiarise myself with the AVR ATMega168 MCU, I've been using PICs on and off the last few years, but the decision was made to use the ATMEGA as the MCU of choice for the Strobit Triggr … Continue reading Come join the Darkside Skywalker…..The Switch from PIC to AVR

PICAXE Stuff

  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

PICAXE – LED 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 http://www.hackaday.com/entry/1234000873073550/ Anyway this sparked my interest … Continue reading PICAXE – LED Sensor

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This blog is a collection of my projects and things I’m doing at the time. Unfortunately due to a busy life (like most out there) the blog may see some alot of in-action for periods of time, however don’t despair, as I get around to updating things eventually and the blog posts go through a burst … Continue reading About