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PostMon Dec 14, 2009 4:28 pm Is your Project Not working? Help and General Advice
Here are some basic solutions. First make a very simple 1Hz flasher, using an LED and something like 270R resistor in series. E.g: Loop while 1 A0=1 Delay 500ms A0=0 Delay 500ms If LED not flashing at correct rate (or at all) then check: A) All voltages are correct. VDD or VCC = +5V. VSS or VEE=0V. ...
19 medelec35 Rating: 100%  
PostSun Oct 20, 2013 9:27 am tmr2 (computer app)
to demystify the tmr2 interrupt, a friend (rod maher) and i came up with a tmr2 calculator computer app that will speed up project development time and increase confidence in using this interrupt, here is a link, or direct link:
16 brandonb Rating: 84.21%  
PostMon Dec 21, 2015 9:38 pm Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas to all at Matrix and on the forums
13 JohnCrow Rating: 68.42%  
PostWed Jul 19, 2017 3:54 pm Building Components - Step by Step Guide
RF_ASK Module Component I have build a component to control a pair of modules - Receiver & transmitter on the 433MHZ frequency. I have included a step-by-step guide to build the component to control these modules. This is all about how to make your own components, not about the actual modules th...
13 johnsondav Rating: 68.42%  
PostMon Dec 21, 2015 11:11 pm Re: Merry Christmas
I would also like to wish Matrix staff and all forum members a merry Christmas.
12 medelec35 Rating: 63.16%  
PostTue Sep 20, 2016 1:00 pm Flowcode 7 Patch 7.1
Hi All, We are pleased to announce the release of Flowcode 7.1, this has many fixes and updates to Flowcode. You can get the patch by going to Help >> Check for Updates from within Flowcode or visiting the Flowcode download page . Changes List: * Components * - Feature additions - Added new electro ...
12 DavidA Rating: 63.16%  
PostWed Apr 12, 2017 10:13 am Flowcode 7 - Updates Since 7.2.1
7.3 is now available to download and already includes all of the fixes posted here. Here is a list of cumulative updated files available since the release 7.2. Simply extract the zip archive into your Flowcode 7 folder for the new files to be applied. Remember to restart Flowcode if you have it run...
12 Benj Rating: 63.16%  
PostMon Feb 15, 2010 12:27 pm I2C between 2 PIC-Micros
If somebody has interest, I have created a Master-Slave communication between 2 PIC-Micros. Configured for PIC18F2680, goes for all PICs with HW-I2C.
11 tiny Rating: 57.89%  
PostMon Dec 21, 2015 10:36 pm Re: Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas to all at Matrix TSL and to all forum members.
11 kersing Rating: 57.89%  
PostTue Dec 22, 2015 1:44 pm Re: Merry Christmas
To all on the forums and matrix staff

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11 Steve001 Rating: 57.89%  
PostThu Jan 19, 2012 11:48 pm Look-Up Tables Tutorial
I thought I would put together a basic tutorial on Look-up tables. I have Benj to thanks as I first read about LUT here: I thought I would try and write a tutorial form a different perspective. Thanks werner for spotti...
11 medelec35 Rating: 57.89%  
PostTue Jul 05, 2016 4:50 pm Conversion FC5/6 to Flowcode 7 that contains C code
Before compiling Flowcode V7 that has been loaded with Flowchart from Flowcode V5 or Flowcode V6 you must convert C code from BoostC to XC8 as that is what's shipped with Flowcode V7 In Boost C lower case is used for register and uppercase for bits. In XC8 Upper case is used for both. Examples Boost...
11 medelec35 Rating: 57.89%  
PostSat Sep 22, 2018 10:57 am Working with Registers
Working With Registers. Hi Guys, as someone who drops in and out of Flowcode I often forget things so I started to write some of it down. Working with registers is something that took a little while for me to get my head around, so the following may help others who are new on the path to knowledge! ...
11 Jay Dee Rating: 57.89%  
PostSat Jan 26, 2013 11:53 am Flowcode v5.5 with DSP for all variants
Good morning. Just to let you all know that there is a latest install of Flowcode v5.5 for all variants available. This is the first Flowcode version to package DSP components. You can upgrade your current version through Flowcode. Select 'Online Resources' or 'Check For Updates' in your registered ...
11 JonnyW Rating: 57.89%  
PostFri Sep 11, 2015 8:17 pm Re: Flowcode V6 PicPac List
Completed at last .The macro and button has been removed as i found that when the rows where hidden you couldn't hide columns too . additional Interface Type column now has extra chip spec in there too I.E. Hardware RTCC (this is a real time clock and calendar) Devicenet support auto baud rate detec...
11 Steve001 Rating: 57.89%  
PostTue Dec 22, 2015 7:04 am Re: Merry Christmas
I would like to thank all the forum members, valued contributors and MatrixTSL team, especially Ben and David, who have been supportive to all of us this year when problems break our codes :)

I wish you Merry Christmas, and a productive New year 2016!
10 EtsDriver Rating: 52.63%  
PostTue Dec 22, 2015 11:00 am Re: Merry Christmas
wishing everyone a very happy xmas and a good new year
10 dazz Rating: 52.63%  
PostWed Dec 23, 2015 10:10 pm Re: Merry Christmas
Hi guys,

Another year gone, I too would like to wish Matrix Staff & Forum members a very merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year....... :D

10 acestu Rating: 52.63%  
PostSun Feb 25, 2018 3:12 pm RC5 Remote Controlled Clock
Its been a while since I've had time to do anything with flowcode or contribute to the forums. This is my latest project. Hopefully will now be able to get back to being a regular again. Introduction: This project is a real time clock, which the setup and operation is controlled from a standard RC5 ...
10 JohnCrow Rating: 52.63%  
PostSun Jul 07, 2019 6:18 pm Main control
Been a while since I've come up with any new tips (major problems with my eyes have meant little programming for the last few months :( ) So today: Need to control a mains device using a micro controller. Minimal fuss and maximum safety! I wanted to use either a TP-Link plug or a sonoff device but n...
10 mnf Rating: 52.63%  
PostSun Mar 23, 2014 5:29 pm Component Creation Tutorials
Hi all, I thought it would be a really good time to wright my own tutorials based on my experience in creating components for flowcode. I sometimes see that people ares struggling to create ore start creating there own components, that was the reason for me to make tutorials available to the flowcod...
10 Jordy101091 Rating: 52.63%  
PostThu Aug 04, 2016 5:49 pm 
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10 Benj Rating: 52.63%  
PostTue May 07, 2019 3:41 pm Flowcode 8.2 Released
Hello All, We are pleased to announce that Flowcode version 8.2 has now been released and is available for download. Included in this version: Changes to the simulation engine to make the Flowcode runtime run significantly faster Changes to the Oscillosco...
10 Benj Rating: 52.63%  
PostMon Aug 29, 2016 3:01 pm 4 - 20 Ma current Loops
bit of a guide to current loops hope this helps

both documents are the same

9 Steve001 Rating: 47.37%  
PostThu Jul 31, 2014 3:34 pm Accurate Temperature Thermometer using LM35
Equipment used and files required: EB006 Programmer with 16F1824 fitted. Note: Only designed to work with the following microcontrollers: 12F1822, 16F1823, 16F1824,16F1825, 16F1828 & 16F1829 Also External Vref will no be available unless original PIC_CAL_ADC.c is restored. EB005 LCD. LM35 Tempe...
9 medelec35 Rating: 47.37%  
PostMon Apr 20, 2015 2:56 pm DS1307 RTC All In One Reader & Programmer.
I have just Purchased a few RTC modules from 4tronix for £3.20 each: RTC DS1307.png DS1307 Datasheet Only took a couple of days to arrive and shop owner does answer any queries you have very quickly indeed! You can purchase at a cheaper price from china, but I did not want to complicate things with ...
9 medelec35 Rating: 47.37%  
PostTue Jun 28, 2016 7:59 pm Smartphone Multuimeter
I've just received a new toy today, a Mooshimeter mooshimeter.jpg Its a very nice data logging multimeter that connects by Bluetooth to a smartphone or tablet (IOS or Android). It can measure current and voltage simultaneously too. Basic DC accuracy is 0.5% which for most things is...
9 JohnCrow Rating: 47.37%  
PostTue Feb 12, 2019 5:01 pm Component Creation
Hi Everyone I have completed the following tutorials for building FC7/8 components. I am still busy working on the next tutorial which should be ready soon. However, I would like some feed back to what I have done to date. The tutorials are: - 1. Creating the necessary folders to store both the comp...
9 johnsondav Rating: 47.37%  
PostTue Aug 14, 2012 11:33 am Flowcode v5.4 for PIC Released
Hey Guys, The latest release of 5.4 is finally here. The patch is available from here: To download the full installer please enter the last 12 characters of your Flowcode licence key into the Downloads box on the main Flowcode page: ht...
9 DavidA Rating: 47.37%  
PostThu Jul 04, 2013 9:32 am 5 stars FORUM
As member of this forum for 4 years, I want to say about my experience up to now: This FORUM is the best Forum I ever met. The quality, the positive persons, the willing to help, the no-nonsense approach and the fast response are wonderful and help many people to solve their problems and to find new...
9 Jan Lichtenbelt Rating: 47.37%  
PostMon Sep 16, 2013 10:10 pm PICkit2 Settings Verified
Attached is a file for importing to compiler options which contains verified PICki2 settings. If you want PICkit2 to keep target powered then just add -T on the end of parameters (Programmer Tab) For PICkit3 Stuart has posted file. See:
9 medelec35 Rating: 47.37%  
PostTue Jan 14, 2014 10:37 am Re: Lack of learning information for the program
Hello, There is a course on microcontrollers and v6 available from here, It needs some work to make it better but it's not all that bad at the moment. I started work on a book early last year. Was based around v5 but most of the theory could be d...
9 Benj Rating: 47.37%  
PostThu Feb 18, 2016 6:22 pm Flowcode 6.1.3 released!
Hello all, I thought I would use my first post on the forum to announce that Flowcode 6.1.3 has just been released! :) The full install can be downloaded here and (if you have version 6.1.2 currently installed) then there is a patch you can download here that will bring you up to the latest version....
9 SimonB Rating: 47.37%  
PostMon Jul 21, 2014 3:15 pm Automatic Coil Winder
Here is a set of 3D printable CAD files and Flowcode source to build and control a coil winding machine using stepper motors.

Includes a short video

9 Benj Rating: 47.37%  
PostFri Aug 12, 2016 2:20 pm Number conversions component tutorial
Hello Everyone, When starting out with programming the jump from Decimal to Binary can be a hard one. We have Hexadecimal which is a good way of representing binary values in short hand without having to write/count all the 1s and 0s but again converting between Hex and Decimal can be tricky. The Wi...
9 Benj Rating: 47.37%  
PostThu Jan 18, 2018 6:22 pm Flowcode 7 - Updates Since 7.3
Here is a list of cumulative updated files available since the release 7.3. Simply extract the zip archive into your Flowcode 7 folder for the new files to be applied. Remember to restart Flowcode if you have it running to apply the changes.
9 Benj Rating: 47.37%  
PostMon Oct 08, 2012 12:41 pm HD44780 LCD addressing
Character based LCD modules The information in this section relates to Character based LCD modules, specifically those controlled by an HD44780 or equivalent. Introduction The HD44780 type controller chip is used with a wide variety of Liquid Crystal Displays. These LCDs come in many configurations...
8 Enamul Rating: 42.11%  
PostFri Nov 23, 2012 9:58 pm Measurement of temperature and relative humidity using DHT11
Measurement and control of temperature and relative humidity finds applications in numerous areas. These days devices are available which have both temperature and humidity sensors with signal conditioning, ADC, calibration and communication interface all built inside them. The use of such smart sen...
8 Enamul Rating: 42.11%  
PostThu Dec 24, 2015 10:45 am Re: Merry Christmas
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to everyone.

It's been an eventful year and we have been working hard to bring lots of goodies lined up ready for the new year.
8 Benj Rating: 42.11%  
PostSat Mar 02, 2013 3:17 am Creating Custom LCD Characters Flowcode V4 & V5
Objective: Create a custom volume display with lowest volume showing a single line, next volume level = 2 lines etc. Just like this: Volume 1.png You don't need to add any custom code to LCD component. Just add code at the beginning of you program in the form of: FCD_LCDDisplay0_RAM_Write(Custom cha...
8 medelec35 Rating: 42.11%  
PostTue Aug 06, 2013 2:07 am spi 12bit digital to analog chip
i'm using a microchip mcp4921, these chips are easy to use with the spi protocol, since this is a 12bit dac, you can get 4096 different values, using a 5v referance 5volts/4096 = .001220703125 mv_per_step to figure out which number to send to the spi port for desired output voltage is easy to chip_s...
8 brandonb Rating: 42.11%  
PostSat Aug 31, 2013 11:16 am Remote Control RF Modules.
Introduction: While browsing one of my regular component supplier websites the other day, I spotted these lovely little RF receiver modules. They have 4 separate outputs, which can be (depending on the version of the board) latching or momentary. They operate at 315 MHz, and a matching remote keypa...
8 JohnCrow Rating: 42.11%  
PostThu Jul 24, 2014 10:31 am Store & Retrieve ULong using EEPROM.fcfx
I have attached a V6 flowchart for anyone who would like to store and retrieve a ULong number (0 to 4294967295) using EEPROM The attached Flowchart stores the number 1234567890 from the cycles variable by breaking it down into for sets of bytes. The bytes are then stored within EEPROM. Finally the f...
8 medelec35 Rating: 42.11%  
PostSat Aug 16, 2014 11:02 am 4D Systems Display Tutorial
4D Systems Intelligent (Visi) Display Tutorial 1.0 Introduction: 4D Systems produce a range of “Intelligent” Touch Screen Displays. This tutorial will focus on the uLCD-32PTU model which uses the Picasso Processor. 4D Systems produce a range of documentation and application notes for the hardware, ...
8 JohnCrow Rating: 42.11%  
PostMon Aug 29, 2016 11:21 am Weather Station
My latest project is a Weather Station with remote sensor and real time clock. Currently the system only has 1 remote sensor, but this can be expanded. This project is only compatible with Flowcode 7 as the nRF24L01 component is not included in earlier versions. Equipment Required. Remote Sensor(s) ...
8 JohnCrow Rating: 42.11%  
PostThu Feb 02, 2017 9:28 pm Remote Freezer Alarm
1.0 Introduction. The purpose of this project is to develop a simple method of monitoring both the temperature and mains supply status of a freezer located for example in an outhouse. It utilises the nRF24L01 RF transceiver to send the data between the remote sensor and main display located inside....
8 JohnCrow Rating: 42.11%  
8 Guest Rating: 42.11%  
PostWed Nov 27, 2013 10:37 pm Re: Flowcode patch 6.0.4 Released
Evening. There are a couple of changes in this release that will hopefully address two of the main issues raised on our forums. For those who do not want two panels If you wish to turn off the system panel and work on the 2D Dashboard panel only: ⋅  In Menu->View->Global Options... ensure ...
8 JonnyW Rating: 42.11%  
PostThu Oct 09, 2014 10:24 am Flowcode 6.1 Released!
Hi All, We are pleased to announce the release of Flowcode 6.1. To get the new version go to Help >> Check for Updates within Flowcode. This version contains a host of bug fixes and includes some additions which will hopefully enhance the Flowcode experience. Key points for this release: - improved ...
8 DavidA Rating: 42.11%  
PostFri Dec 05, 2014 1:48 pm Re: Support
Hi Guys, Just to try and head this off, if I can. Flowcode is a great product which we as a company are very proud of and love to work on. Matrix is also a great company with great products that we can be proud of. However as with many software product there will be bugs. We do our best to fix probl...
8 Benj Rating: 42.11%