modular electronic game prototype by Tuomo Tammenpää and Daniel Blackburn

Monday, September 19, 2005

UK week 2, part2

After some serious headbanging and runny nose of soldering iron an my own things started to happen. Email to Easyradio guys and a reply that even designer could understand: "Try dropping the power to the module through a diode that drops say 0.7V to control the ripple." Me poke in a diode and the sky opened: Range increased about 1000%, out of the door, down the stairs and out to the Yorkshire valleys. One down, two to go.

Observe the old-reliable Stamp version in the pic above on the right, and the trimmed-down PIC version on the left. With the magic diode. Thanks again David Schmider from Low Power Radio Soulutions UK.


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