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Soldering Station?

by cncjim4

I have a small budget and would like to have a soldering station what do you people think of any of these they are all on Amazon
X-Tronic Model #3020-XTS
Aoyue 469 Variable Power
Yescom 937D

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Data to graph and file from sensor

by cncjim4

I want to graph data form a vibration sensor and store the data to a file. Is using Tera Term or PLX DAQ the best and easiest way? Does anyone have any pointers or advice?

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Tweak IDE color Theme?

by SavageRodent

Hay guys
I recently installed IDE Dark Theme, but i want to change one small detail, which bugging me.
The bracket highlight is hiding the bracket it is highlighting (I said it was a small detail :) anyway so i want to change the color, but this doesn't seem to be an option nor can i seem to deactivate bracket highlight by setting its value to "false" or simply deleting it.

This is what i take to be the relevant bit of code from the attched .txt file:

bracket/brace highlighting

editor.brackethighlight = true
editor.brackethighlight.color = #006699

Any thoughts?

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why is frequency of neopixel signal faster than PWM of the Arduo

by SavageRodent

hay guys.

i was playing around with an oscilloscope and decided to compare the wavelength the neopixel data sinal with that of the PWM at, what i thought should be its highest possible frequency?

I'm using an arduino uno for the neopixel signal and a arduino nano to run the a sketch (see below) for the PWM. Both boards have 16Mhz clock speed so i assumed that wouldn't be a factor.
Anyway, as u can see in the picture the neopixel data sinal (blue line) is at a much higher frequency the the PWM (yelow line).

My question is, why is this?

//PWM code
void loop() {
digitalWrite(6,HIGH);
digitalWrite(6,LOW);
}

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Flashing an Anet A8 v1.5 motherboard,

by monkja03

Hello. I need help. I have an Anet A8 motherboard v1.5.I have the USBasp and the new board . I cannot get the
Arduino programmer, to unlock the com port. I also have a v1.7.7

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