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Member #286247

Member Since: January 11, 2012

Country: United States

  • Any PIP Boy 3000s hiding in there?

  • LOL! "I Triple E" :) It's easier to say!

  • Hey Nick! That joke you told me on my first day???? I JUST GOT IT!!!!

  • Thanks Sparky for the advice... they said to buy this version of the shifter https://www.sparkfun.com/products/8780 and then you'd have to solder the male pin version of the DB9 to the bottom side of the board :) That way ground will line up and TX and RX will be reversed and it will now be a DTE connection.

  • Any chance you will mfg this with the Male Pin version of the DB9??? :) :) :) Please????

  • SparkFun should look at investing in an RTK base permanently located at your facility with a transmit only 2.4Ghz radio signal. AVC competitor could invest in a single frequency L1 RTK system and receiving radio. L1 typically takes a few minutes to reach Fixed Mode but once it's there, participants will have cm level accuracy all around the track. Hemisphere GPS probably has the least expensive single frequency RTK system on the market and there are some Chinese knock offs that are fairly reasonably priced. If the base is Hemisphere, for example, then the rovers would all have to be Hemisphere too. There is the CMR correction string that can be transmitted that from most any Base and that can be received as a correction string by many branded receivers out there.


    I was quoted $150 for the P102. Probably $150 for a decent antenna.

  • Dr Jekyll, Mr Hyde, we never know who is going to show up from day to day... Thus the dual monitors!

  • The instructions make it sound like you need to connect to those 3 shortcuts and install those 3 things from those sites and then to the Board Manager step. You need to make it clearer that you just need to do the Board Manager step....

    First, you’ll need to install a variety of tools, including low-level ARM Cortex libraries full of generic code, arm-gcc to compile your code, and bossa to upload over the bootloader. These tools can be downloaded and installed alongside Arduino’s board definitions for the Arduino Zero.

    To install the Arduino Zero board definitions, navigate to your board manager (Tools > Board > Boards Manager…), then find an entry for Arduino SAMD Boards (32-bits ARM Cortex-M0+). Select it, and install the latest version – 1.6.2.

  • Thanks for the "Heads Up" on Bob Pease! I really liked his articles and I grabbed the E-Book.

  • Only YOU can prevent engineers from playing with fire...

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