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by sjrapid
Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:30 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: STICKY: Direct links to Gertboard Manuals and Software
Replies: 34
Views: 40957

Re: Direct links to Gertboard Manuals and Software

+1 to GordonTGopher's suggestion. The manual for the assembled board on Farnell's site also has the schematic pages missing. It would be nice to see that rectified in the version posted here.

Steve J
by sjrapid
Mon Jan 21, 2013 4:02 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: Gertboard Kit - Swapping the LEDs for another colour/size
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Re: Gertboard Kit - Swapping the LEDs for another colour/siz

Thanks for the helpful coments

Steve
by sjrapid
Sun Jan 20, 2013 9:48 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: Gertboard Kit - Swapping the LEDs for another colour/size
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Gertboard Kit - Swapping the LEDs for another colour/size

I'm (finally) in the process of building my Gertboard Kit, and I want to swap the leds provided (3mm) for something bigger and also 4 each of green, yellow, red. The Farnell part number on the LEDs in the kit is 158-1113. Farnell's web site says that this led is rated at 2v, 20mA. This suggests a 68...
by sjrapid
Tue Jan 01, 2013 7:19 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: Slightlly modded gertboard
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Re: Slightlly modded gertboard

OK, now that Santa has kindly brought me Gertboard Kit...

Can you please give some pointers to where you got the brick-coloured 01in headers from, and the specs of the LEDs you used?

Many thanks

Steve
by sjrapid
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: Slightlly modded gertboard
Replies: 3
Views: 1327

Re: Slightlly modded gertboard

Nice indeed. Gives me some ideas if I can every get my hands on a Gertboard kit.

S
by sjrapid
Tue Oct 23, 2012 9:23 am
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: No more Gert... kits
Replies: 98
Views: 10552

Re: No more Gert... kits

Spoke to Farnell UK today. They were adamant that there are no plans to stop shipping Gertboards. I still am waiting for an official update from Newark but for now we assume it is problem with the database. I just got the same issue as the previous poster. (Stock shown, but 'no price' error when tr...
by sjrapid
Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:06 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: No more Gert... kits
Replies: 98
Views: 10552

Re: No more Gert... kits

Please don't blame/have a go at Gert for others inadequacies. He is not a happy bunny about all this, and is STILL waiting for responses to his enquires about WTH is going on. Thanks James I am not at all having a go at Gert, and I appreciate the clear update. I wish him luck in getting a speedy, s...
by sjrapid
Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:47 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: No more Gert... kits
Replies: 98
Views: 10552

Re: No more Gert... kits

I just went to the Farnell site and found this: http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o18/sjrapid/Gertboard/GertboardNoLongerStocked.png What's going on? Part of the point of this is that it is a kit. I don't want to order a complete board, I want to solder it up myself. Steve Er, did you read the res...
by sjrapid
Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Gertboard classic
Topic: No more Gert... kits
Replies: 98
Views: 10552

Re: No more Gert... kits

I just went to the Farnell site and found this:

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What's going on? Part of the point of this is that it is a kit. I don't want to order a complete board, I want to solder it up myself.

Steve

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