bbc project '80-90 finding subject

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bbc project '80-90 finding subject

Post by duikkie » Sat Jan 14, 2017 4:28 pm

as you know by now i am not a good finding man of thinks
i only know it was there some time ago :)

i know there was a paper ( maybe micro user) who had a lot of project on
user port , maybe game port , for measuring thinks like windspeed, and so on

i am playing with caps and there value's , but was there ever a project on the user port for this ?

or game port ?

i have all the old magazines so shoot it out which year and nummer :)

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Post by MartinB » Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:22 pm

Have you thought about using I2C? There's a myriad of sensors and gadgets available for very little money..... 8)

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Post by CMcDougall » Sat Jan 14, 2017 9:59 pm

The MU had them for User port, don't know what issues though... :
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Re: bbc project '80-90 finding subject

Post by duikkie » Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:10 am

year ?
CMcDougall wrote:The MU had them for User port, don't know what issues though... :

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Post by poink » Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:37 am

CMcDougall wrote:The MU had them for User port, don't know what issues though... :
According to this page: "One example for those interested in monitoring weather information was the anemometer (wind speed) in the June 1985 issue and the weather vane (wind direction) in October 1986."

Speaking of things like I2C, there used to be a load of weather stuff for the Dallas/Maxim 1-wire bus. Mike Cook also covered 1-wire/microwire in his column, by then called 'Run The Risc'.

Drobe has some old pages for both BB and RTR.

You may find it more cost/time effective to tear down a cheap commercial kit and interface that than building from scratch.

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