Count pulses

Started by eurolcdx in BasicX10 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? ------------------------------------


Netmedia: Request for com port enhancment - null queue

Started by cfrancois_55116 in BasicX14 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 BasicX7 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...


600 Smart Sensors

Started by Jim Bianchin in BasicX14 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 BasicX14 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 BasicX11 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...


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

Started by a97annlu in BasicX16 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 BasicX14 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 BasicX12 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 BasicX13 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 BasicX13 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 BasicX11 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...


Communication issue

Started by MAOV_98 in BasicX6 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...


Controlling bx24 via pc and the servo controller?

Started by vollord in BasicX16 years ago

I am new to microcontrollers. My current project will require me to execute programs on the bx24 via a PC. I also need to control...

I am new to microcontrollers. My current project will require me to execute programs on the bx24 via a PC. I also need to control about 6 servos. The netmedia servo controller requires a serial connection, and programming the bx24 requires a serial connection. So basically...is i


multitasking problem

Started by gvartani in BasicX15 years ago 10 replies

Background? I have written a main program that is intended to read GPS text as a task (140 task stack) and run an xbotx. For my bot I am...

Background? I have written a main program that is intended to read GPS text as a task (140 task stack) and run an xbotx. For my bot I am using code that came from Netmedia xbotx. The servo driver module calls a public task within the sub "ServoTask" (25 task stack). This task is dimensioned as private within the module. Current problem?


Replacing the AT25256 EEPROM on a BasicX-24 Module.

Started by Robotics_Job_Search in BasicX15 years ago 6 replies

Does anyone have experience replacing the surface mount AT25256 EEPROM on a BasicX-24 Module? Mine is bad (NetMedia refuses...

Does anyone have experience replacing the surface mount AT25256 EEPROM on a BasicX-24 Module? Mine is bad (NetMedia refuses to replace the BasicX Module) and I'm deciding between replacing the EEPROM, or buying a Systronics JStamp (the JStamp is more expensive, but s


New LCDX function library

Started by Tom Becker in BasicX15 years ago 2 replies

LCDX users: A new LCDXLib.bas, the LCDX function library, is available at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/basicx/fil es/LCDX/ . ...

LCDX users: A new LCDXLib.bas, the LCDX function library, is available at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/basicx/fil es/LCDX/ . This update corrects a backlight flicker when setting relays and other output. Thanks to Jim (StJohnz?) for raising the flag and Chris at Netmedia for fixing it.