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by iamdenteddisk
Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electronic projects using LEDs
Replies: 62
Views: 85607

Are you etching boards for these circuits or are they breadboard experiments only? I sometimes use pieces of sturdy plastic like CD cases for doing wire wrap type circuits. by drawing my schematic directly on the plastic with a sharpie then drill the holes for components and wire wrap and solder the...
by iamdenteddisk
Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Electronic projects using LEDs
Replies: 62
Views: 85607

really nice stuff, did you know that you can use those LDR circuits to automate processes? use a black plastic tube (heat shrink) and mate the business end of both an led and a LDR inside the tube facing each other then heat the end of the tube to shut out any light. this is called "optical isolatio...
by iamdenteddisk
Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:19 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: how to control lights with parallel port
Replies: 4
Views: 7353

if you can switch and power LED's using the port, you can use them to activate light sensitive night-lights to run many high voltage low current appliances also you can use lamp-dimmers to control current in these optically isolated circuits. still maintain voltage/current ratings and do not exceed ...
by iamdenteddisk
Wed May 27, 2009 12:01 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: ending/quiting a qbasic program
Replies: 10
Views: 13255

Actualy

Sorry let me rephrase that as saying, sometimes you can type at a prompt inside a program the word "SYSTEM" as a command that will bring you back to the QB enviroment - burger. along with other commands being possible too.
by iamdenteddisk
Tue May 26, 2009 11:52 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: just wondering
Replies: 1
Views: 2514

second post

You might like the portal interface especialy for the comfy chats and message system with the forum right there, you and your content is all that is missing. once there look for the pc-programming forum or the general discussion heck you might like "Haxor elite"forum it's there too I am planning to ...
by iamdenteddisk
Mon May 25, 2009 10:57 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: ending/quiting a qbasic program
Replies: 10
Views: 13255

that is the end..

here are some way's usualy included in a programs code hitting ESC key hitting Q at a prompt stop exit quit end system these are usualy in the code but if not here are a few key strokes you can try. "ctrl & pause/break" stops the execution and brings back the qb enviroment from there use mouse to "f...
by iamdenteddisk
Mon May 25, 2009 12:12 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: just wondering
Replies: 1
Views: 2514

just wondering

I have read most of the issues on the forums here and am wondering, if I where to open a section of my website to qb'rs for use like pete's and keep it up like petes once was but also offering an uploads section and the ability to attach files to post scratch pad room , pretty much every option and ...
by iamdenteddisk
Sun May 24, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: E within a number/at end (not Hex)
Replies: 11
Views: 11171

EXPONENTATION

mathmatic terminology for the +E or -E is exponentation, meaning to the positive or negitive powers of which is explained above in laymen's terms if a number is 4+E03 then it has 3 zeros after it 4000 and it is "for moving the decimal" I sugest exactly that for shrinking the number then bloating it ...
by iamdenteddisk
Wed May 20, 2009 11:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: thought i would share this with yall....
Replies: 7
Views: 7439

cool

if I am not mistaken the Game boy uses a cmos type Z80 processor if I can find a little bit of info on its functions list "rom routines" I could maybe burn your program to a eprom chip for you and make a actual cartridge game of it . How dedicated to this idea are you?
by iamdenteddisk
Wed May 20, 2009 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: classic basic lovers!!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 8055

improving the challange

this was a free ware I came across in my travels that is a native inturpreter to run these old style basic programs in the qb enviroment. I thought not only could it improve your contest but make the challange to relate with QB a little better if nothing else you might modify it a bit to enable you ...
by iamdenteddisk
Wed May 20, 2009 11:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: gamepad wont work in quickbasic on XP
Replies: 2
Views: 4248

check your drivers

making sure you euther use the original disk that came with the game pad should solve it. the thing is that if you just use the windows plug and play driver it only works while windows is in control. what you should look for is a dos driver for the game pad so then when windows surrenders control to...
by iamdenteddisk
Thu May 07, 2009 3:05 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: OS
Replies: 10
Views: 9272

cool

I think if the definition #1 had the terms "seeker of intimate and ultimate understanding of the inner and outer workings the computer with desire to understand and manipulate or improve its capability's" I could feel comfortable with and fit into that.. If you realy want to write an OS start with A...
by iamdenteddisk
Thu May 07, 2009 2:58 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: QB crash
Replies: 9
Views: 7149

lol

the name denteddisk is based on the Harddrive footprint which is the spot where the bootsector is placed. it is not negotiable all disk are dented whith a marker "backdoor" that tells everything about the system it is installed on, the OS installation and its administrator, software. you might look ...
by iamdenteddisk
Tue May 05, 2009 10:15 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: bigger QB programs?
Replies: 3
Views: 3588

TY

Thanks guy's!!
by iamdenteddisk
Tue May 05, 2009 2:42 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: QB crash
Replies: 9
Views: 7149

umm yeah

I can think of about 60 ways to kill a pc with QB, not counting formating.
by iamdenteddisk
Tue May 05, 2009 1:11 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: bigger QB programs?
Replies: 3
Views: 3588

bigger QB programs?

I need a pure qb method"no libs" way to build bigger programs and the 64k limmit is bumming me out.. Anyone with an idea?

I need access to more memory and info on the chain command ,I think.
maybe a good help file you can point me to or something?
by iamdenteddisk
Thu Mar 12, 2009 12:49 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: 10 reasons I still use QB
Replies: 4
Views: 5288

yup

Turning 35 this year been playing with computers/games since I first seen them. My long passed uncle was a proffessor at UT and he was a good guy who'd come snatch me at 5-6 yrs old to go to the collage finish his work. he'd let me try to help and I got to see the technology at the school or play a ...
by iamdenteddisk
Wed Mar 11, 2009 11:50 pm
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Help with basic QBasic subroutines
Replies: 7
Views: 5360

LMAO

What is asumed is our conflict here, you are asuming your way is the only way and are dogging myself and other's who are wanting to contribute to petes site. Sure doing everything one solitary way as a standard, is optpmized and effecient "I give you that" but it isn't exactly inviting to member's a...
by iamdenteddisk
Wed Mar 11, 2009 6:13 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Help with basic QBasic subroutines
Replies: 7
Views: 5360

try reading

try reading the post, "extract and understand the information", form opinnion, post acordingly.. Q: If my post is wrong burger, why did you just repeat what I said? A: to do it your way. >SUBs made in the main module use LINE LABELS like Mysub: >They can be placed anywhere in the module code, but I ...
by iamdenteddisk
Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:44 am
Forum: QBASIC and QB64 Questions & Answers
Topic: Error message of "file not found"
Replies: 8
Views: 7021

sihabbla?

yes I did ask a few questions but that don't make me a retard burger, and who said anything about not supporting spaces? I guess I could have worded it to say, "spaces count as characters too". I have been hacking away at one of these critters for almost 30 years, just because I ask how to do somthi...