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Old 03-03-2012, 12:15 PM
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Re: LCD Display easy C v4 cortex

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Pull out the Vex Kit "Wire Stretcher" and... NO!!! ( That WAS a Joke... )


Do you have anymore Cable Extensions??? Can you Re-Route the Cable so that the Distance is Shorter??? Move the LCD or the Controller??
lol cable extensions? the 3 wire ones yes
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Old 03-03-2012, 12:37 PM
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lol cable extensions? the 3 wire ones yes

OK.. So use two of the 3 Wire Extenders... One on the TX and One on the RX.. They're just wires.. If Current is involved, like with a Motor, Wire Size can be important, but I believe that the 3 Wire Extenders and be user on Any 3 Wire device...

The Worst that will happen is it Won't Work... The Best, it Works Perfectly.
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Old 03-03-2012, 12:59 PM
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Re: LCD Display easy C v4 cortex

We also might get "DQed", for taking this Thread, off ( the Original ) Topic...

Although this discussion, is kind of related to the OP's Question...
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Old 03-04-2012, 10:01 AM
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Re: LCD Display easy C v4 cortex

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were would I put this into my program?
(intelize, utonomous, operator control)?
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:41 PM
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Re: LCD Display easy C v4 cortex

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MarkO,
were would I put this into my program?
(intelize, utonomous, operator control)?
Using a Competition Project for the Field:

The LCD Initialize and LCD Backlight function calls would be placed in the void Initialize ( void ) function, since it ONLY needs to be done Once..


The Start Buttons Watcher function call might possibly be placed in the void Initialize ( void ) function, as well, since it ONLY needs to be done Once.. But it might need to be set in the function where the Buttons are read.. You will need to try that yourself, if I don't get to it first..


The Set Display Text function is called, whenever you want to change the Message on the LCD Display, and the Get Buttons Watcher function is called whenever you want to detect Button Presses.


So a simple example is using the Display and the Buttons to let you Select a particular Autonomous Mode..
In this case, the Set Display Text the Get Buttons Watcher function calls will need to be in the void Initialize ( void ) function, so that you can look at you Autonomous Mode Choices, and Select the One that you need.

You might chose to call the Set Display Text function from the Autonomous (0) function and the OperatorControl ( 0 ) function to provide Feedback, even though you most likely won't be able to read or even see them..
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