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PICAXE Microcontroller Projects for the Evil Genius

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ISBN-10: 0071703268

ISBN-13: 9780071703260

Edition: 2011

Authors: Ron Hackett

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List price: $22.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 10/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.80" long x 0.56" tall
Weight: 1.452

Author Profile Ron Hacketthas had more than 30 years experience in the fields of education and psychology. He has taught mathematics, psychology and computer science courses on both the high school and college levels, and in-service courses for teachers in the use of microcomputers in the classroom setting. In the last three years, Ron has published 20 PICAXE-related articles for Nuts & Volts and SERVO magazines. He also designed the "Brain-Alpha" PC board used in the popular SERVO TankBot robot. To assist his readers in obtaining PICAXE information and parts, Ron has also established a website ( dedicated to "spreading the word" about the PICAXE line of…    

Picaxe Basics
Introduction to Picaxe Programming and Projects
Introduction to Stripboard Circuits
Designing and Building a +5V Regulated Power Supply
Hardware Overview of the Picaxe M2-class Processors
The Ins and Outs of Picaxe Interfacing
Introduction to ADC Inputs on M2-class Processors
Picaxe Peripheral Projects
Introduction to the Picaxe-20X2 Processor
Infared Input from a TV Remote Control
Interfacing Parallel LCDs
Serializing a Parallel LCD
Interfacing Keypads
SPI Communication
Background Timing on the 20X2 Processor
Constructing a Programmable Multifunction Peripheral Device
Developing Software for the Evil Genius MPD
Octavius: An Advanced Robotics Experimentation Platform;
Birthing Octavius
Driving Octavius
Programming Octavius
Epilogue: What's Next for Octavius?