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by Liam
Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Our Main Discussion Forum
Topic: Is There a Good Impact Sensor that Works Well With Picaxe?
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Is There a Good Impact Sensor that Works Well With Picaxe?

Hi Zeb,
Yes so what you can use is called an Inertial Measurement Unit - or IMU. AN MPU6050 could do the trick :)

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by Liam
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Our Main Discussion Forum
Topic: Is There a Good Impact Sensor that Works Well With Picaxe?
Replies: 4
Views: 124

Re: Is There a Good Impact Sensor that Works Well With Picaxe?

Hi Zeb!
You can try an accelerometer? What G Forces are you expecting it to experience?
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by Liam
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Our Main Discussion Forum
Topic: Wondering When You Power a Motor of Picaxe the Diagram Says You Have to Use a Transistor?
Replies: 5
Views: 187

Re: Wondering When You Power a Motor of Picaxe the Diagram Says You Have to Use a Transistor?

You will have to use a transistor. A transistor is an amplifier. This means with the little amount of current from the PICAXE gets amplified by the transistor. This is called the Transistor Gain or Hfe. Don't ask me what it stands for! A transistor of a Hfe of 10, means that 10mA into the Base Pin a...
by Liam
Wed Jan 30, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Liam's Parts
Topic: Dead stock clearance
Replies: 31
Views: 2074

Re: Dead stock clearance

No worries guys, Zeb I have sent you another box of goodies :)
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by Liam
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Our Main Discussion Forum
Topic: Pipboy 3000
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: Pipboy 3000

Nice work!

Got any piccies?

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by Liam
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Projects & Photos
Topic: New 3D Printer
Replies: 0
Views: 304

New 3D Printer

Hi All,

I've been playing around with a 3D printer I have recently acquired :D

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by Liam
Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Our Main Discussion Forum
Topic: Cant get the project to post.
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: Cant get the project to post.

Thank you Liam. I have sent the rest by new topics. In the old system you could view the postings personally and correct any text mistakes. it showed the whole posting as sequence. Now it seems only three attachments can be sent at once and it makes it a very confusing project description. Regards ...
by Liam
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Our Main Discussion Forum
Topic: Cant get the project to post.
Replies: 4
Views: 250

Re: Cant get the project to post.

Hi Ned,
What exactly is happening that it would not post? I have seen a post in the moderation queue and I have now just approved it?
Hope you're having a good Christmas break :)
Liam
by Liam
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: SCHOOLS SPACE
Topic: Want us to visit you? just ASK!
Replies: 1
Views: 319

Want us to visit you? just ASK!

Hi All! Teachers and Students! If you want us to visit in 2019, all you have to do is ask! Happy to come and help out with projects, support teachers with curriculum questions and provide workshops and teacher PLD across New Zealand! As things are starting to take shape in 2019, it might be wise to ...