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RE: Widget Weight Counter using HX711 and LED Display – Feasibility Study

@davee, Well done my friend...and no, I don't mind at all that you have a Simpler solution, simple is always better...! regards, LouisR

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@davee , @billinfl, @zander... Ok, I think I may have found a viable solution to the problem of how to drive high voltage common anode 7 segment displ...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@billinfl, Hi...I'd hold off on buying any more parts until we can check the feasibility of those parts working for your design parameters. If you cou...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@davee , Yep..your correct..The fact that he op is using a common anode type display makes it a little harder to expedite parts to make his project wo...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@davee, @billinfl , Hi Dave, and billinfl!... I've been following the @billinfl post, and I think I have another solution to the op's problem of getti...

2 months ago
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RE: Hello from Ontario

Welcome to the forum @crazyman! As you will see, there are quite a few of us that are in that situation where we are easily confused...hehehe... but ...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@billinfl , Hi, I was just reading your last post to @davee, and a thought occurred to me about why you are only showing 4mA through one segment..You ...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@zander Hi Ron, To answer your questions...ie "So my question is why didn't you use a 1Kg sensor which would be far more accurate with the 500mg we...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@davee , indeed..the 54/74 series are left-overs from by-gone days back in the 1970'& 80's before CMOS and LSI. I remember, as I suspect you do to...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@zander, Ron...be careful of that "creeping elegance" hahahaha I did it this way for demonstration purposes..it can be seen very easily how to build...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@davee , Yep..your right, not a lot of alternatives for what the OP is trying to do that wouldn't require a lot of extra components and wiring. well, ...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@davee , Yes the SN7446/ Sn74LS47 are available, as I have some of the sn74LS47's and also some CD4028, and Cd4411BE cmos types..The Sn7446 is a highe...

2 months ago
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RE: Need help with first project.

@billinfl, Hi Bill.. was just looking at your post and see that you will require a BCD to 7 segment decoder /driver such as the SN7446AN to interface...

2 months ago
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RE: Stepper and load cell

As I said in my last reply to you, The Arduino Uno can easily do what you are asking it to do..However, you can use almost any MPU/MCU for the task. Y...

3 months ago
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RE: Stepper and load cell

@the-apprentice, Very good, nice setup.. now we can see and understand what you are trying to do.. I'm put together a working model of the load cell...

3 months ago
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