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by SquarePeg
Sun Oct 07, 2012 9:42 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Editing Gertboard Test Progs
Replies: 4
Views: 2017

Re: Editing Gertboard Test Progs

you need to link in some missing libraries - I assume there is a makefile for the supplied programs which will show you what you're missing Got it - thanks for pointing me in the right direction! Now I'm off to learn about makefiles, linking etc. For the time being I have stuck with just editing th...
by SquarePeg
Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:49 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Editing Gertboard Test Progs
Replies: 4
Views: 2017

Editing Gertboard Test Progs

I've built one of Gert's fine Getboards and have run all the progs & tests successfully :D Now I'm trying to modify the motor test program to learn a bit more. Simple things to start with, like changing the rate at which the motor increases & decreases speed etc. I'm having trouble compiling... I ha...
by SquarePeg
Fri Sep 14, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Gertboard shipping date.
Replies: 279
Views: 31789

Re: Gertboard shipping date.

Where did you order it from? From Farnell, but I was one of those who ended up getting a PCB (no components) when it was "accidentally" released early. I sourced the parts myself, after eyeballing online photos of the board (Gordons Projects) and then later after the schematics were available on th...
by SquarePeg
Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Gertboard shipping date.
Replies: 279
Views: 31789

Re: Gertboard shipping date.

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Just want to say - it is worth the wait.......................
by SquarePeg
Mon Aug 20, 2012 2:56 pm
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: What is inside Gertboard kit from Farnell
Replies: 9
Views: 3860

Re: What is inside Gertboard kit from Farnell

You get all the components....... And of course the PCB Do you have the maximum dimensions of the (completed) Gertboard PCB including optimal depth with inserted ribbon cable holder etc. Can you post a 2D CAD layout (top and side views) with dimensions and mounting hole layout? The board is 84mm x ...
by SquarePeg
Tue Jul 31, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Are the Gertboards here?
Replies: 84
Views: 18551

Re: Are the Gertboards here?

Arrived this morning.. it is indeed just the PCB. It amazes me that Farnell can screw up so much.. on the order / invoices etc it states PCB KIT, but on the delivery note it states PCB. I'll be sending it back shortly stating that it was missold as the wrong description. Did it come with a parts li...
by SquarePeg
Mon Jul 30, 2012 10:29 am
Forum: HATs and other add-ons
Topic: Are the Gertboards here?
Replies: 84
Views: 18551

Re: Are the Gertboards here?

yippy wrote:Got my gert board today in the mail now to find some bits to solder to it :)
Hi, Did you get a schematic and/or parts list delivered with the pcb?

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