The Future of BasicX

Started by Chris in BasicX14 years ago 4 replies

To All, We at NetMedia are actively working on newer versions of both the BasicX hardware and software. After an...

To All, We at NetMedia are actively working on newer versions of both the BasicX hardware and software. After an extensive review of the BasicX product line coupled with input from "you" our users we have shifted BasicX into a new gear. Our new go


BasicX 2.10 Compiler Bug?

Started by mdrapal2000 in BasicX15 years ago 7 replies

Seems that there was a bug introduced in the later version of the 2.10 compiler on the NetMedia site. Specifically, for those who...

Seems that there was a bug introduced in the later version of the 2.10 compiler on the NetMedia site. Specifically, for those who try to use a Ram Sandwich and enable *both* extended RAM and I/o, the compiler will complain that there is more than 528 bytes of memory used to hold


Count pulses

Started by eurolcdx in BasicX8 years ago 1 reply

I'm a newbie to BasicX and programming in general. Has anyone got some guidance (sample code) on how to count slow pulses (from a Hall...

I'm a newbie to BasicX and programming in general. Has anyone got some guidance (sample code) on how to count slow pulses (from a Hall Effect Sensor). Pulse rate is around 1 pulse per second. Apart from the info found on the Netmedia BasicX web site, are there any other reference sites that could be helpful? ------------------------------------


How about an SPBX24?

Started by Raymond Irving in BasicX15 years ago

Hi Netmedia, How about merging the BasicX24 and the SitePlayer together to create truely powerful web server that can ...

Hi Netmedia, How about merging the BasicX24 and the SitePlayer together to create truely powerful web server that can support ASP like syntax? We could then throw out our web server in favour for the SPBX24. We could serve up dynamic web pages with ea


Netmedia: Request for com port enhancment - null queue

Started by cfrancois_55116 in BasicX13 years ago 2 replies

Being able to specifiy a dummy pin _AND_ queue address when using com3 would help to avoid the queue storage waste for uni-directional...

Being able to specifiy a dummy pin _AND_ queue address when using com3 would help to avoid the queue storage waste for uni-directional serial communications. This issue has come up numerous times with no resolution. Can we please get this fixed? BTW, Zbasic has addressed this problem. Thanks for your consideration.


Choose BX24 for new developements

Started by "bernard.durand43" in BasicX5 years ago 1 reply

Hello, We are searching a solution for developping a new electronic board for a new robot application. Bx24 seems to be a good solution for us...

Hello, We are searching a solution for developping a new electronic board for a new robot application. Bx24 seems to be a good solution for us but we have post some questions on support on NetMedia web site with no response. We wonder if it is a good choice and if the product is still maintained. Could somebody could help us ? We want to design miniature board and we need to integrate dire...


Complete language reference anywhere?

Started by a97annlu in BasicX15 years ago

Hello all This might be a stupid newbie-question, but here goes.. Are there any fully complete and _very_ extensive language...

Hello all This might be a stupid newbie-question, but here goes.. Are there any fully complete and _very_ extensive language reference on BasicX anywhere, online och downloadable, preferably? The NetMedia language reference is quite restricted I've found, and


SHARP IR range finder

Started by agrisnik in BasicX15 years ago 2 replies

Hi, I am novice in the field of bx24 an microcontrollers at all. Therefore I'll be thankful for any advice. I am trying to read data...

Hi, I am novice in the field of bx24 an microcontrollers at all. Therefore I'll be thankful for any advice. I am trying to read data from sharp range finder R120-GP2Y0D02YK (20 - 150 cm analog output). I connected it as it is depicted in application notes at NetMedia homepage. I a


600 Smart Sensors

Started by Jim Bianchin in BasicX13 years ago 8 replies

Hi All, I'm a newbie to the BX24 and Senscomp Smart Sensor and I was wondering if anyone can provide feedback in using the former...

Hi All, I'm a newbie to the BX24 and Senscomp Smart Sensor and I was wondering if anyone can provide feedback in using the former Polaroid sensors versus using other ultrasonic transducers in estimating distances? Based on Netmedia's site, it appears that the Polaroid sensors have been used extensively but I'd like to hear your feedback before I decide


BasicX Tutorial/programming guide

Started by basicxgumby in BasicX13 years ago 3 replies

Hi all, I have been programming in basic for years and been using Parallax BS2 for a year. I decided to move to the BX-24 as it is...

Hi all, I have been programming in basic for years and been using Parallax BS2 for a year. I decided to move to the BX-24 as it is obviously a better performer for the money. After reading the manuals from Netmedia, I am a bit confused with the programming style, eventhough it is Basic. Besides the book "BasicX and Robotics", does anyone o


What guage wires for BX24 Dev Station

Started by jdmongol in BasicX10 years ago 5 replies

Yes, I'm a newbie, and have not done any real prototyping as of yet. I've experimented with the NetMedia supplied jumper cables for...

Yes, I'm a newbie, and have not done any real prototyping as of yet. I've experimented with the NetMedia supplied jumper cables for their sample apps but now want to move on to building some of my own circuits. My question is: What guage of wire should I buy to use in the prototyping area of the dev station? I presume I can treat it like a regular bread board, right? Or do I need specia...


Any plans for printer output on BASICX Compiler

Started by lgharriman in BasicX15 years ago

I am using the version 2.1 beta 2 of the Netmedia compiler. I was just wondering if there are any plans to include a printer option...

I am using the version 2.1 beta 2 of the Netmedia compiler. I was just wondering if there are any plans to include a printer option to print the basic program listings in color or even black & white. It would be a very nice feature to have. Just a thought. CYA Larry Harriman


How to convert a serial 4x20LCD code into a 2x16LCD

Started by a97annlu in BasicX15 years ago 3 replies

Well, this is it. I want to run a 2x16LCD with a BasicX-chip. Currently, it does run and do what I want it to do, except for one, ...

Well, this is it. I want to run a 2x16LCD with a BasicX-chip. Currently, it does run and do what I want it to do, except for one, crucial thing: the geometry. The code I'm using id based upon code found in this PDF from NetMedia


Keypad App_Note

Started by novice055 in BasicX12 years ago 3 replies

Hi, Appreciate if anyone could kindly advise the followings in Keypad App_Note provided by NetMedia; The primary purpose for "Call...

Hi, Appreciate if anyone could kindly advise the followings in Keypad App_Note provided by NetMedia; The primary purpose for "Call OpenSerialPort(1, 19200)" and "Call PutB (KeypadValue)". In addition, both subroutine are not called in the program itself. Thanks for all input.


BasicX and VISTA

Started by Kit in BasicX11 years ago

Tom I got a prompt response from Chris at NetMedia and the fix is as follows: IN VISA Using Explorer - navigate to the BasicX.exe file in...

Tom I got a prompt response from Chris at NetMedia and the fix is as follows: IN VISA Using Explorer - navigate to the BasicX.exe file in Program Files, or wherever else it has been saved RIGHT Click on BasicX.exe Click on Properties Click on Compatibility Check the box "Run in compatibility mode for" Select "Windows XP with service pack2" Further down in the same table...


Tutorial Article on using the BX-24 is being published

Started by cloxwerx in BasicX12 years ago 2 replies

A tutorial article I wrote describing how to get started using the BX-24 and other NetMedia devices is appearing in an amateur radio magazine...

A tutorial article I wrote describing how to get started using the BX-24 and other NetMedia devices is appearing in an amateur radio magazine called "CQ Amateur Radio" (March issue). The beginning programs are simple and deal with sending and copying Morse code using the chip. Additional programming is pointed to by the article which deals with reading temperatures, using an LCD display an...


BasicX stuff for free: Christmas came early for me !

Started by benoit_bleau1 in BasicX12 years ago 1 reply

Today, I received a package from UPS, totally unexpected. To my surprise it was stuff from Netmedia. In the box there was: 2 Standard...

Today, I received a package from UPS, totally unexpected. To my surprise it was stuff from Netmedia. In the box there was: 2 Standard servos Cirrus CS-50 1 Parallel LCD, 2 lines by 16 1 LCDX 1 security camera, the guts of it... fun stuff 1 AA battery holder 1 22 Compact Disks rack 2 issues of Servo magazine (dec 2004/jan 2005) And the cherry on top of it all is: 1 Siteplayer 2000...


Re: BasicX-24 X10Cmd Command for XM10E-120, TW523 or PSC05 Two Way X10 Interfac

Started by Patrick Gouardo in BasicX10 years ago

Hello Chris, Thanks for your reply. I=A0 am sorry if you did not received my message but I send all at support@= basicx.com which is the...

Hello Chris, Thanks for your reply. I=A0 am sorry if you did not received my message but I send all at support@= basicx.com which is the address I found on the Netmedia Internet Site , I t= hink. It was on 12 January 2009 at 23H53 and on the 15 January 2009 at 03H34 and = 09H19 and I did not received any Undelivred Error message. Anyway, I have in your below message the answers to my qu...


Quick and Dirty BX35 low-power sleep and wakeup

Started by Drew in BasicX15 years ago

I am designing a device that needs to go into a low-power sleep mode when a certain pin goes low and wake up when it transitions...

I am designing a device that needs to go into a low-power sleep mode when a certain pin goes low and wake up when it transitions back to high. I have reviewed the "BX24 Low Power" examples from PHA or Netmedia and they seem to be more complicated than I need them to be.


Communication issue

Started by MAOV_98 in BasicX5 years ago

I started using the BX24 recently, I acquired the USB-Serial adapter from Netmedia and after sometime is stopped working, (error code 10) was the...

I started using the BX24 recently, I acquired the USB-Serial adapter from Netmedia and after sometime is stopped working, (error code 10) was the reason, doing some research I found that this was caused by counterfeit Prolific hardware, so I decided to buy another USB-Serial adapter from an authorized Prolific dealer, I installed the driver and the error code disappeared, however I do not get comm...