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Propeller 2 Schedule Update - February 2014 Propeller 2 Schedule Update (February 2014) - Read the schedule for completion of the Propeller 2 multicore microcontroller.
As you know, this has taken us a long time to finish. Having worked with Chip and his team for almost 20 years now, we’re really excited about what lies ahead. The best Parallax products (PIC Programmer, BASIC Stamp, Propeller chip, Boe-Bot) have taken the most time to make them reliable, easy to use, and rewarding for our customers. But this time we’ve also experienced a big learning process that paralleled the development cycle. Through several fabrication runs and a few failed... More
Aluminum parts in the milling machine Machine Shop News: Super ELEV-8
Something SUPER is brewing in the machine shop here at Parallax. And it is sure to ELEV-8 your genius...
 
If you didn't know by now, Parallax is in the final prototype stages of getting a Super ELEV-8 Quadcopter Kit ready for production. Earlier prototype versions of the Super ELEV-8 have already taken multiple awards at recent quadcopter competitions and we have only improved on the design. We think you will be happy with ... More
Dr. Thomas Brett Talbot and Ken Gracey with microMedic winners Parallax & US Army’s TATRC Recognize 2013 MicroMedic Winners!
On Tuesday, 01/28/14, I had the opportunity to join the US Army’s Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC) to recognize three students who claimed about $7,500 of MicroMedic cash. Imagine seeing three young teenagers stand up in front of 250+ students and tell them how they developed mind-controlled prosthetics, bicycle exercise feedback systems and foot neuropathy treatment devices. They presented with ease like professionals, speaking about how they built... More
PIR Rev.A Sensors are not for eating! Free PIR Rev.A sensor!
Place an online order and receive a free PIR Rev.A sensor! Years ago Parallax used to offer “Bump’s Bargain Basement” - a promotion where we’d closeout product lines with fantastic prices. Several of you have asked us to bring Bump’s deals back, so I’ve got him here for a guest appearance. Just take a look at the photos above as he tests out our PIR Sensor Rev.A. 
 
Bump has been here for ten years and moved through several... More
iPad to ActivityBot Open Propeller Project: iPad to ActivityBot
iOS Control of Propeller through TechBASIC: Welcome to our first Open Propeller Project! This project stems from a prior effort we launched in the Parallax Discussion Forums - programming a Propeller from an iPad and a movement quietly underway by banjo, unsoundcode... More

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