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MQ Widget Part III

Welcome back to some technical content for a change!  Hopefully you’ve already been following Part I and Part II of our articles on decoding the signals from Magiquest infrared wands. In Part I, we discussed the game and how to … Continue reading

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MQ Widget Part II

Part I of this article discussed the MQ game itself and a bit about the wand IR transmission and protocol.  Today covers how the actual wand decoding is done in PIC assembly.  This project uses PIC12F508, a little tiny member … Continue reading

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MQ Widget – PIC12F508 controlled Magiquest Toy

Here’s one for the parents in the crowd, or just you hardcore Magiquest lovers. A week or so ago, I got to take the family out to a waterpark in the region and they had a game in the hotel … Continue reading

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