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@binaryrhyme I love Sugru. I use it to protect all my good USB cables so the ends don't break. I have several devices and a bunch of cords plugged into a distribution panel behind me. I think I was an original backer years ago on Kickstarter.

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@zander Awesome. It's a new find for me, but a welcome addition. πŸ˜‰

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@binaryrhyme Darn, I wish I seen yours before I did mine. I like the switches and meters. Did you put fuses on the back? I don't even have an ON/OFF but it will be added shortly.

An update on those meters - the volt meter is accurate enough, but the ammeter is pretty ham fisted compared to my multimeter. Definitely a 'bigger than a breadbox' accuracy / resolution. Not a huge crisis, but I think if I had it to do again I'd have gone with a couple of the DROK variable units and unmetered constant feeds of 3.3v and 5v.

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@binaryrhyme Ok, but I for one would like to know the current on the 3.3 and 5 as well. I can think of two other solutions. First program the DROK memory for 3.3 AND 5, the other is a central accurate meter and use a plug and play type approach where jumpers go from 3.3 or 5 to metered input then metered output to the load. I need to learn how to program the DROK since that would be easiest for me given my case size. Sounds easy, but my reading comprehension is almost at a pre-school level, but I will persevere, there is no rush.

Arduino says and I agree, in general, the const keyword is preferred for defining constants and should be used instead of #define
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@zander Yeh, I'll use the Drok for circuits whose current I really want to monitor continuously and accurately. I suspect these particular meters are designed for boats / cars etc. not precision electronics - I'm gonna sniff about to see if more precise meters are reasonably available.

I'll figure out the mem function and we can compare notes on it.

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@binaryrhyme Ok. I did manage to program one memory, M1 I believe so I just need to set up a few more. I think there are a total of 10, from 0 to 9 but 4 of them 1 to 4 or 0 to 3 are on the 2 yellow buttons IIRC. I will attempt to program them tomorrow morning as my brain only functions for a little while and it's in the early AM.

I have 12V, 5V, 3.3V, and one variable originally, so that fits nicely into 4 but that will depend on the best way to handle the variable one. Time for bed now.

Arduino says and I agree, in general, the const keyword is preferred for defining constants and should be used instead of #define
"Never wrestle with a pig....the pig loves it and you end up covered in mud..." anon
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Major Languages - 360 Macro Assembler, Intel Assembler, PLI/1, Pascal, C plus numerous job control and scripting


   
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I'll have a go in the morning as well. πŸ™‚

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@binaryrhyme Ok. I did manage to program one memory, M1 I believe so I just need to set up a few more. I think there are a total of 10, from 0 to 9 but 4 of them 1 to 4 or 0 to 3 are on the 2 yellow buttons IIRC. I will attempt to program them tomorrow morning as my brain only functions for a little while and it's in the early AM.

I have 12V, 5V, 3.3V, and one variable originally, so that fits nicely into 4 but that will depend on the best way to handle the variable one. Time for bed now.

Ok, got about halfway toward sorting it out, and then found this vid that took me the rest of the way - a bit baroque, but working πŸ˜‰

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@binaryrhyme I got started yesterday morning but it wasn't getting through my thick skull. I will have a look at the video and maybe that will get it the rest of the way. Now I have to go look up baroque.

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@binaryrhyme I just noticed the meter in that video is not the same as mine. But now I will do a YT search to see if mine is there somewhere.

Arduino says and I agree, in general, the const keyword is preferred for defining constants and should be used instead of #define
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@binaryrhyme Check out this version, software to control, bluetooth +++, sadly no longer available under this page but ???

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32952632499.html?aff_fcid=8d9b1e932b0646e39a4afe3bf56b15a4-1649431518304-08523-b4uI2ro8&aff_fsk=b4uI2ro8&aff_platform=link-c-tool&sk=b4uI2ro8&aff_trace_key=8d9b1e932b0646e39a4afe3bf56b15a4-1649431518304-08523-b4uI2ro8&terminal_id=fd88af8246a6472993df43908a5a519f

Arduino says and I agree, in general, the const keyword is preferred for defining constants and should be used instead of #define
"Never wrestle with a pig....the pig loves it and you end up covered in mud..." anon
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Major Languages - 360 Macro Assembler, Intel Assembler, PLI/1, Pascal, C plus numerous job control and scripting


   
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@zander It's basically the same behaviour - probably the same firmware or a previous version. Memory retrieval and storage behaviour was the same as the DROK.

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@binaryrhymeΒ  Now I have to go look up baroque.

Baroque style is lavish, sumptuous, highly ornamental, and theatrical.

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@binaryrhyme I just bought the new all singing all dancing version on aliexpress atΒ 

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001291221546.html?spm=a2g0o.order_list.0.0.21ef1802WmFusE

Arduino says and I agree, in general, the const keyword is preferred for defining constants and should be used instead of #define
"Never wrestle with a pig....the pig loves it and you end up covered in mud..." anon
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Major Languages - 360 Macro Assembler, Intel Assembler, PLI/1, Pascal, C plus numerous job control and scripting


   
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@binaryrhyme He is what we in the colonies call a twit.

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"Never wrestle with a pig....the pig loves it and you end up covered in mud..." anon
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Major Languages - 360 Macro Assembler, Intel Assembler, PLI/1, Pascal, C plus numerous job control and scripting


   
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