[chbot] Next meeting is tomorrow 7.30pm-9.30pm
rjtp at ihug.co.nz
Tue Dec 18 07:33:26 GMT 2007
Here is a reminder that we get together tomorrow.
Bring along you latest robotic creations. Remember people of all ages and
I'll bring along a plate of Christmas fare, feel free to join in...
Hanno has received a big box of goodies from Parallax for the meeting.
Highlight are 4 Propeller Protoboards which include:
- 8 Cpu, 80Mhz Propeller Processor
- 64KB EEprom
- power conditioning for 6-9vdc
- access to 32 IO pins with large prototype area
- support for mouse, keyboard, servos, vga, tv out
- 3 position power switch
We'll hold a lottery for the goodies after a talk on "Programming the
Propeller"- so make sure you show up next Wednesday at 7:30!
Tell your friends...
More info on the protoboards here:
On Thu, 06 Dec 2007 16:29:24 +1300, Richard Jones <rjtp at ihug.co.nz> wrote:
> The next meeting of the Christchurch Robotics Group will take place on
> Wednesday 19th December at 7.30pm in the Seminar Room at Science Alive.
> All people and robots and anything vaguely robotic welcome. A gold coin
> donation is taken to contribute towards the cost of the room which is
> generously provided by Science Alive. There are no membership charges,
> just turn up.
> We'll try to stick to the usual format. Starting with an informal show
> and tell of all the items, ideas and demos that folks have brought along
> followed by a presentation from Hanno (pronounced Harno).
> Hanno Sander will be along to show us the Propeller, the new
> multiprocessing chip for robotics from Parallax. He will also demo
> Viewport, a tool which turns the Propeller into a high-speed
> oscilloscope, logic analyzer, video processor, and fuzzy logic engine.
> Parallax has donated some great goodies- so be sure to show up! More
> info here: http://mydancebot.com
> We have a new web site sponsored by mydancebot.com. You can find it
> here: http://kiwibots.org
> Also feel free to bring along a plate of festive goodies as this will be
> our last meeting before Christmas.
> Richard Jones
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