How to control Servo Motors with .NET MicroFramework

31. December 2009 16:00 | Peter F. Jørgensen
This post illustrates how you can control Servo Motors from .NET MicroFramework using only simple output pins and C# code. I have this idea of making a walking robot, so in order to test the basic servo control from .NET MicroFramework, I have used 2 servo motors and built a leg. E... [More]

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How to control a Stepper Motor with .NET MicroFramework

31. December 2009 15:45 | Peter F. Jørgensen
This post illustrates how you can control a unipolar stepper motor from .NET MicroFramework using very simple hardware. The motor which I have scavenged from an old 5 1/4" floppy disk drive (do you remember those?) is controlled by a dedicated Stepper Motor control class written in C#. ... [More]

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HACS - House Access Control System with fun doorbell

19. May 2009 21:15 | Peter F. Jørgensen
This is the video presentation I submitted for round 2 of the Microsoft "Dare To Dream Different" competition. The main functions of the system are: Guard dog barks when guests arrive at the door. Activated by movement detected by a PIR sensor. Doorbell playing differ... [More]

Tetris for Tahoe-II board

30. January 2009 20:53 | Peter F. Jørgensen
Pavel Bánský made this great game and demo application for the Tahoe classic (Tahoe I) development board last year. Since then a new version of the development board from Device Solutions has come out and they switched the screen from portrait to landscape mode. They also made ... [More]

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