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December 13, 2016
about a year ago
I’m not sure what’s going on with this but I’m on my second DS3234 that is running 15 seconds fast within 2 days. By the end of the week it’s about a minute and half fast… It’s either a bad batch or my code is effecting it which I don’t understand how because all I’m doing is reading the time to display to a 7 segment.
Does anyone know how to increment the hours without it falling out of 12 hour mode? I’m using the <SparkFunDS3234RTC.h> library and the setHour command seems to be the culprit. Is there a way manually set the AM/PM bit? Here’s my function:
while (digitalRead(hourUpButton) == HIGH)
addHour = rtc.hour(); //assign local variable
addHour++; //increment it
rtc.setHour(addHour); //write to RTC
while (digitalRead(hourDownButton) == HIGH)
subtractHour = rtc.hour(); //assign local variable
subtractHour--; //decrement it
rtc.setHour(subtractHour); //write to RTC
Have you used your library to adjust clock setting via an external button? I’m trying to do that with the 3234 and struggling a bit. Looked at your library and not sure how to incorporate some of those functions.
See my project here: https://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic=444271.0
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