7 seg clock

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7 seg clock

Postby stevel » Mon Jun 28, 2010 11:31 am

i have been looking at flowcode example 22 lcd clock
i would like to know how to use this clock with 6 7segment led displays
i need help on this because i havent got a clue where to start and what to do any help would be greatfull
And also is it possible to have bcd out aswell to drive bcd driver

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Re: 7 seg clock

Postby Benj » Sat Jul 03, 2010 12:35 am

Hello,

I think there is a macro somewhere on the forums for doing BCD output. Let me know if you cant find it and ill try and track it down for you.

There should also be various time and date examples available.

As for controlling 6, 7-segment displays you will simply have to use a timer interrupt to multiplex output between the displays. Then use a second timer interrupt to count your seconds to drive the time tracking system.