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by hamster
Fri Sep 06, 2013 4:10 am
Forum: Module Discussion
Topic: Distance to sensor
Replies: 4
Views: 3199

Re: Distance to sensor

I did something like that with a guy at work. We used digital sensors on a multi-drop setup. http://dx.com/p/ds18b20-waterproof-digital-temperature-probe-black-silver-204290 We had about 10m of UTP out to the sensors. It was controlling the pump for a solar pool heater. We had - Ambient air temperat...
by hamster
Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:07 am
Forum: 4x4x4 RGB Cube
Topic: Cube 4
Replies: 1
Views: 1684

Re: Cube 4

Hi Rusco,

Have a look at this post - viewtopic.php?f=32&t=5320&p=10114&hilit=cube4#p10104 - it should help.

If not, can you post a more detailed error information?
by hamster
Sun Jun 30, 2013 5:17 am
Forum: 4x4x4 RGB Cube
Topic: Cube4 Compiler Error/ Missing Driver /Windows8 / IDE 1.0.5
Replies: 17
Views: 13195

Re: Cube4 Compiler Error/ Missing Driver /Windows8 / IDE 1.0

Great news!

Don't be too hard on yourself - when starting out it is very easy to hit a brick wall because of a little error/oversight. It is very common for instructions to be about how to do things when everything works correctly, not how to fix things when they are broken....
by hamster
Thu Jun 27, 2013 9:12 am
Forum: 4x4x4 RGB Cube
Topic: Cube4 Compiler Error/ Missing Driver /Windows8 / IDE 1.0.5
Replies: 17
Views: 13195

Re: Cube4 Compiler Error/ Missing Driver /Windows8 / IDE 1.0

Hi, Here's a quick debugging flow for the CUBE4. I have had no problem with Arduino 1.5.2 The first thing is to check that the Cube4 library works.... * Open the Arduino GUI * Under Tools/Board menu select "Arduino Leonardo" * Check that you have the "Cube4" libaray listed in the "Sketch\Import Libr...
by hamster
Sat Jun 22, 2013 10:43 am
Forum: 4x4x4 RGB Cube
Topic: Cube4 external power
Replies: 1
Views: 2430

Re: Cube4 external power

Or you could get some of the portable 5V USB battery pack - e.g. Sony USB Portable Power Chargers (http://store.sony.com/p/Sony-Portable-U ... n/p/CPF2LS).

At 7000mAh it should be good for a a few hours.
by hamster
Thu Jun 20, 2013 8:43 pm
Forum: Project Showcase
Topic: Cube4 code
Replies: 0
Views: 1439

Cube4 code

I've posted a few of my initial Cube4 projects on my WIki at http://hamsterworks.co.nz/mediawiki/index.php/Freetronics_Cube4 The Rainbow2 is quite nice, it moves bands of red, green blue around the Cube, making different colour palettes that all average to white (so can be used as a night-light) Che...