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by Steve001
Wed Dec 02, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Electronics products
Topic: (re)programming a PIC over USB
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: (re)programming a PIC over USB

Hi Lariekoek,

No problems glad i could help

Steve
by Steve001
Tue Dec 01, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Electronics products
Topic: (re)programming a PIC over USB
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: (re)programming a PIC over USB

Hi Lariekoek, something else you can look at to get a bit more from your battery. A DCDC Setup convertor this has a minimum voltage of 1.5 V Be Sure to check that if you use this you don't go bellow the minimum recommended volts per cell for your battery see Example 8.2.1 & 2 on page 10 https://uk.r...
by Steve001
Mon Nov 30, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Electronics products
Topic: (re)programming a PIC over USB
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: (re)programming a PIC over USB

Hi Lariekoek, [/quote]=Lariekoek :- It's a battery rated at 570mAh and I can confirm it has about 500mAh left (rough calculation, but should be close to it). Not bad :) [/quote] I am not certain, but based on Industrial Nicad's & Lead Acid batteries. Batteries are deemed end of life when the amp hou...
by Steve001
Sat Nov 28, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Electronics products
Topic: (re)programming a PIC over USB
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: (re)programming a PIC over USB

Hi Lariekoek, But that may be because I'm testing with Li-Ion battery's that are over 8yrs old. Not sure what batteries you are using, but some of the flange pack items that RS sell have a shelf life of 6 Months before requiring a recharge. They also have a 2 - 3 year life or 500 cycles which occurs...
by Steve001
Wed Nov 11, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Electronics products
Topic: (re)programming a PIC over USB
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: (re)programming a PIC over USB

Li-ion battery - ooo the "enemy" :lol: Not familiar with this technology I am more industrial lead acid's and Nicad's Sorry cannot help you much with Li-ion What do you want with the Battery Monitor System , i may be able to assist baised on industrial lead acid's and Nicad's but i do know Li-ion ca...
by Steve001
Mon Nov 09, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Electronics products
Topic: (re)programming a PIC over USB
Replies: 22
Views: 686

Re: (re)programming a PIC over USB

Hello,

Just a suggestion have you seen the ECIO's ?

https://www.matrixtsl.com/other/ecio/

Steve
by Steve001
Fri Nov 06, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Flowcode V6
Topic: PIC16F1503
Replies: 17
Views: 480

Re: PIC16F1503

Hello Juzar,

I did an excel chip list a while ago (For V6) this may be of help to find a device, the list dose list some high pin counts.

https://www.matrixtsl.com/mmforums/view ... 835#p69835

Hope this helps you with future projects

Steve
by Steve001
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: General Programming
Topic: EMC Filter
Replies: 2
Views: 1732

Re: EMC Filter

Morning

https://admagnetics.co.uk/

they manufacture line chokes - two 150mH did the trick 1 fitted to the Live & 1 fitted to the neutral

Steve
by Steve001
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Flowcode V8
Topic: NTC thermistor Temp sensor
Replies: 68
Views: 3373

Re: NTC thermistor Temp sensor

Hi Derrihj Yes you can you will also have to consult your data sheet for your device. see this post - it is for V7 though and the screen shots appear to have been lost https://www.matrixtsl.com/mmforums/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=19014 - there is information here in the wiki (V8) https://www.matrixtsl.com...
by Steve001
Wed Aug 19, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Flowcode V8
Topic: DingDong Chaim Bell Sound Generation
Replies: 4
Views: 353

Re: DingDong Chaim Bell Sound Generation

Hi,

A few grand farther clock projects on the internet seam to use this board for the chimes and tick sounds.
They are available on amazon too

https://www.adafruit.com/product/2341

allong with this

https://www.adafruit.com/product/2130

Steve
by Steve001
Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Flowcode V8
Topic: BME680 Sensor
Replies: 14
Views: 1137

Re: BME680 Sensor

Morning

Have you had a look here

viewtopic.php?f=77&t=20869

Steve
by Steve001
Sun Jul 12, 2020 7:40 am
Forum: General Programming
Topic: Level Shifting questions
Replies: 6
Views: 757

Re: Level Shifting questions

Thank You i will go have a look at those ' Steve :Edit Just had a nosey on a site i use for various bit and bats must admit i didnt check here first (Not as cheep as Amazon, but at least you have access to support, drawings, schematics etc.) https://www.artekit.eu/products/breakout-boards/io/ak-txs0...
by Steve001
Sat Jul 11, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: General Programming
Topic: Level Shifting questions
Replies: 6
Views: 757

Re: Level Shifting questions

Hi Martin mnf wrote: the magic white smoke - thats what i am trying to avoid, been there done that :lol: Have been looking at it this afternoon, decided for a couple of Quid might as well better safe than sorry - trying to do it on the cheep dosnt always work kersing wrote: Why not use a controller ...
by Steve001
Sat Jul 11, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: General Programming
Topic: Level Shifting questions
Replies: 6
Views: 757

Level Shifting questions

Morning I am working on a project that has a 3.3 Volt IC - MPU9250 9-axis (9DOF) accelerator, gyroscope, and digital compass (magnetometer) My Breakout Board spec is: VCC......3.6 to 6V supply (on-board 3.3V regulator) GND......0V SCL......I2C serial clock SDA......I2C serial data EDA......Auxiliary...
by Steve001
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: Flowcode V7
Topic: ENC28J60 - Component
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: ENC28J60 - Component

Hi Stefan The Nasbox i use you have to create user accounts and login details and permissions to what that account can use (this is easy to do) But you then have to log in using these credentials before you can read / write - this is why i has second thoughts for now. I do have Naslite2 - this is pr...
by Steve001
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Flowcode V7
Topic: ENC28J60 - Component
Replies: 4
Views: 544

Re: ENC28J60 - Component

Hi Ben However it might get fairly technical in terms of permissions etc. I might be tempted to leave this for now as not got a lot of time for this one, and its only a temporary logger that i am making. And had a look at writing to my NAS Drive as you say "Permissions" :( :? :? I am interested thou...
by Steve001
Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Forum: Flowcode V7
Topic: ENC28J60 - Component
Replies: 4
Views: 544

ENC28J60 - Component

Afternoon

the Component in V7, is this just a web page or can you make a folder then a .csv file and write to this on say a network drive i.e. nas drive ?

just thinking of a data logging project

Steve
by Steve001
Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Flowcode V7
Topic: V7 Wiki
Replies: 3
Views: 402

V7 Wiki

Afternoon

Has the V7 wiki gone now :(

They used to be a tab on the V8 page to Load the V7 Wiki this has also disappeared

Steve
by Steve001
Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: General Programming
Topic: SuperCapacitor Backup supply
Replies: 13
Views: 7653

Re: SuperCapacitor Backup supply

I used Auto hotkey to automatically merge all the files into one CSV file. at the click of a button. Not heard of that will look into it sound a lot easier, than copy and paste each file ..... :oops: :lol: Ben: How long does it take the cap to charge back up when powered on again? I did a quick tes...
by Steve001
Mon Jun 22, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: General Programming
Topic: SuperCapacitor Backup supply
Replies: 13
Views: 7653

Re: SuperCapacitor Backup supply

Hi Martin Vdrive working well - I did find they are a bit finakey with usb sticks though. i didn't manage to get a .csv working with it though but works well sending to .txt I then copy and paste to excel so i can do my graphs. do worry about long discharge times, and the amount of data going on the...
by Steve001
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: General Programming
Topic: SuperCapacitor Backup supply
Replies: 13
Views: 7653

Re: SuperCapacitor Backup supply

Hi Martin, I am using it with the Vdrive you sorted out for me, i use it because i am plotting voltage every 10 seconds of some batteries until the deep discharge protection operates then micro can shut down and close the txt file and not corrupt anything when the power goes. The IC's are Tiny did s...
by Steve001
Mon Jun 22, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: General Programming
Topic: SuperCapacitor Backup supply
Replies: 13
Views: 7653

Re: SuperCapacitor Backup supply

Hi Ben,

I didn't measure that to be honest, just switched the supply back on and went for some dinner :lol:

I will measure it and let you know

Steve
by Steve001
Sat Jun 20, 2020 7:35 pm
Forum: Programming Tips & Tricks
Topic: Connecting 2 to 9 switches on one ADC pin
Replies: 12
Views: 1723

Re: Connecting 2 to 9 switches on one ADC pin

Hi Martin,

Very useful thank you

Steve
by Steve001
Sat Jun 20, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: General Programming
Topic: SuperCapacitor Backup supply
Replies: 13
Views: 7653

Re: SuperCapacitor Backup supply

Afternoon All, Dug this out again, and done some more tests with a Ecio and a 4x20 Backlit display 80mA all together so using the following 1 x 20 farad capacitor - 2 mins 30 seconds 2 x 20 farad capacitor (40 farads total) - 4 mins 45 seconds https://uk.farnell.com/vishay/mal223091003e3/double-laye...