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Parts:            Parallax Boe-bot (Basic Stamp; Board of Education USB)      Raspberry Pi      Wireless adapter Wireless IP … Read more

PICAXE 28X1, debug command and servo twitch

Hello,

I came across something interesting, I thought I would mention.  I had my robot plugged into my computer and was working on the IR range sensor.  This meant I was reading the ADC pin and had a DEBUG command in the code to show me the values I was getting back.

While this was going on, one of the robots arm was ...twitching... a bit, like the robot had suddenly developed Parkinson's disease.

While trying to figure out why that was happening I removed the DEBUG command statement and the problem disappeared.

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UPDATE - 15 September 2010: Here is the second version.  No crossing lines this time, the digital pins are broken in two blocks, and the enumeration of them goes … Read more