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Genie/PICAXE/-pic projects

Discussion in 'Design and technology' started by cluneyd, Mar 23, 2011.

  1. Im interested in developing a yr8 pic project using either Genie or PICAXE.

    Ive taught a PIC project before at my previous school, however I'm looking for a modern project/creative use of the PICs- not just a cyberpet.

    I'm interested in the possability of incorporating Textiles and PIC's. Ive been on a course using the 'DaisyPIC' circuit, however I don't think my yr8 pupils will be able to cope with surface mount electronics.

    Anyone used the following kits: Genie activity kit, Genie project kit, Genie jukebox kit???

    http://www.kitronik.co.uk/index.php/products/project-kits/programmable-pic-kits/genie-kits-chips-and-accessories/

    Any ideas?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Try PicoKit project kits. These projects run on standard Microchip PICs, and you can choose between any PIC software language that compiles a hex file - eg. ASM, C, Basic, & Pasca.
    http://www.picokit.com
     

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