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    Re: Nurse Alert System

    Hi Fidelus,
    Are you planning on using this commercially? If so you might want to contact U.L. for the requirements for getting a U.L. listing which will be required by your customer's insurance...
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    Re: Multi CPU , design and interrupt control

    Hi Longpole,

    I hope I didn't waste your time but I had not read your previous post on your project but I just finished reading all of the replies. Boy you really have your hands full. I will...
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    Re: Multi CPU , design and interrupt control

    Hi Longpole 001,
    Back in 2005 I built 2 160-Input annunciator panels using 20 - 16F74 chips "talking" to a 18F452 on the master board and 20 - 16F872 chips talking to another 18F452 master. I used...
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    Re: PIC Input Vs Cable Length

    Hi all!

    I have been in the alarm business for over 38 years. Most of the systems I deal with utilize an end of line resistor for supervision of the circuit and it also allows the use of open and...
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    Re: Mikro Elektronika Basic and PBP

    Hi Queenidog,

    I myself bought a V2 Development board from them and have had no problems running PBP programs on it. Are you saying that the V7 board won't allow PBP code to run on it? I even...
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    Re: Help traffic light system using PicBasic Pro

    Hi David,

    It looks like you are way in over your head with this project. I really have to ask the question I haven't seen asked yet but what are you studying in school? Has your instructor run...
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    Re: Error while compiling

    Hello again,

    My code section was this:

    Serin2 serpin,36081,250,Main,[Wait("A"),DEC3 Apt, dec1 Event] '4/20/13 New changes
    BusyOut = 1
    pause 10

    if Event...
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    Error while compiling

    Good morning all!

    While updating an old program I encountered the following message:

    ERROR: Macro SUB?BCL not found in macro file.

    As far as I know I don't have any macros but maybe PBP...
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    Re: Changing from If..Then to Select Case

    Thanks for your replies Henrik and Charlie.

    Yes the GOTO is only executed if the If Then is true. Doing it this way eliminates the End If statement for each line. At the time I tried this...
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    Re: Changing from If..Then to Select Case

    Thanks for the input Shawn. As I'm working on my new ideas I will try a series of variations that are starting to pop into my head. I will keep your comments in mind. Thanks again!

    Bobk
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    Re: Changing from If..Then to Select Case

    Thanks for the reply Archangel,

    In the beginning I looked at a lookup table but didn't know enough about using it so I went with the IF .. Then senario.

    There are 20 slaves with 8 inputs on...
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    Changing from If..Then to Select Case

    Hello group,

    I currently have a master board that receives reports from 20 slave boards. When the master
    receives the 3 digit number (what input) from a slave card it goes through 320 If Then...
  13. Re: Need help from you guys how to program Pic 12C509A using icprog!

    Hello jfar22,

    Did you look into the similar threads below your post? There is the information you are looking for.
    I use MCS+ and MELabs USB programming and I am not familiar with ICProg but I...
  14. Thread: LCD Low Power

    by BobK
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    Re: LCD Low Power

    Hi kduck,

    How about not turning the LCD on until you actually need it? Set a pin on the PIC as an output and it turns on a transistor that can then supply the power needed by the LCD. Also...
  15. Re: SEROUT + SERIN, OLED + PICAXE coding help required

    Hi Sean,

    There are quite a few samples of using PICBasicPro using SERIN, SEROUT, and writing to a LCD Display on the
    MELabs website. (www.melabs.com) You will find a wealth of information to...
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    Re: 16f88 WON'T GO TO SLEEP, please help!!

    That's not C! It's assembly language.

    BobK
  17. Thread: Greetings

    by BobK
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    Greetings

    Happy Holidays to all on this forum!!:love_heart:

    BobK
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    Re: How do you drive a Serial LCD?

    Hi Mike,

    Mind if I ask what program you are using to illustrate your drawings?

    Thanks,

    BobK
  19. Re: Why Or'd Vcc with backup battery output shorted battery life?

    Hi John,

    When I sent you my DS1337 schematic last year I only showed the two diodes connected to the Vcc of the 1337. I had the resistors connected to the PIC's Vcc for the very reason that you...
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    Re: Change variable allocation to save code space

    Hi Aberco,

    I use alot of 16F87s which has the same pinout as the 16F88. I needed more code space to do more things with my product without adding parts to the board. Microchip recently came out...
  21. Re: PIC and RTC DS1307 problem - hardware vs software ?

    Hi Jorge,

    Do you have more than one of these units made? If so is the same problem happening to each of them or only the one unit? Do you have any capacitors on the power leads? .1uF AND 10uF?...
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    Hello, I made a project several years ago...

    Hello,

    I made a project several years ago making 100 pcs. I bought some boxes from TKO. There's another company out there called OKI. They will send you a couple of free samples. After I got...
  23. Thread: problem with MCS

    by BobK
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    Hi James1, Start by adding "DEFINE OSC 16" ...

    Hi James1,

    Start by adding "DEFINE OSC 16"

    You told the compiler you are using a high speed oscillator with the HS_OSC but you didn't tell it what speed.

    Next make your pause statements at...
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    Hi Skarr, Look over the attachment and see if...

    Hi Skarr,

    Look over the attachment and see if you understand the phone line connections as I have them shown. I put some additional circuitry on the drawing I got from MeLabs'LAB-XT schematic. ...
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    Hi Skarr, Take an unused phone cord and cut...

    Hi Skarr,

    Take an unused phone cord and cut one end off and strip the red & green wires. Connect them to your project on the incoming telephone line. When you are ready to test, plug the other...
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