Arduino blinking LEDs

This project series is a means by which I am testing out the various ways of blogging similar projects easily.  So they are not designed to be instructional as such, more a testbed.  Having said that, if they are useful, feel free to use them and have fun!

Blinking LEDS

What the Project Does:

  • We are going to make 5 LEDs turn on and off, one after the other.

What are we Learning?

  • How to write a simple Arduino sketch, with comments
  • How to allocate input/output pins and set them high or low.
  • How to connect LEDs correctly to the Arduino board.

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Zero ZF9 Maintenance – incorrect ‘Charger connected’ warning

Bike: Zero S ZF9 electric motorcycle
Owned for: 4 weeks
Mileage: 2083

I wash my Zero using a watering can (triple wax) and brush first of all, followed by an application of wax on the fibreglass.

Today I started the bike after the wash phase, only to find that the motor would not engage and the warning light was flashing the 1-2 pattern, meaning (according to the manual) that the charger was still connected.  Only it wasn’t of course.

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