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Old 03-22-2010, 02:39 AM
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Default propeller clock using pic16f84A

I am trying to constructa propeller clock. However, i couldn't understand what is the author trying to explain on the second page and couldn't understand the process how it work.Below is the link
I am grateful if someone can help to explain the process in second page.
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Old 03-22-2010, 02:43 AM
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Go here>> << Bob Blick was the one who "invented", he has all the schematics and code you need to build it...

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Old 03-22-2010, 07:42 PM
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i am chuackl friend i want post futhermore information for this topic

Propeller clock
source code this link:

schematic circuit diagram this link:

flowchart this link:

we couldn't understand the flowchart about second page
someone can try to analyze easy way to explanation for us??
actually we cannot understand the equation why must use this way to calculate it for this pattern: 0x000000 - 0x039387 = 0xFC6C79
why need to (0x00000-0x039387) .Why cannot 0x000001 - 0x039387
someone else can understand this equation can explain for us. we are feel grateful to each other.
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Old 03-22-2010, 09:56 PM
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Originally Posted by longcrystal View Post
actually we cannot understand the equation why must use this way to calculate it for this pattern: 0x000000 - 0x039387 = 0xFC6C79
It's just using the way microcontrollers count:
if the count is 0xFFFFFF and you add 1 it becomes 0x000000
so it is just counting up until it overflows and becomes 0 again.
Really the calculation is 0x1000000 - 0x039387 but the leftmost digit is ignored.
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