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A group of binary digits or bits (usually eight) operated on as a unit.

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Changing single bit in byte array

So I have a byte-array representing the display attached to my Arduino: byte theDisplay[8] = { B00000000, B00000000, B00000000, B00000000, B00000000, B00000000, B00000000, ...
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Pass Byte Array to Char and Send to a Separate Arduino

I am trying to send data between Arduino Nano and D1 Mini (ESP 8266 Module) My Code as below in Nano which will be the transmeting , #include <DES.h> #include <SoftwareSerial.h> ...
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Arduino Serial Monitor Input 3DES Encryption

I am trying to 3DES encryption using Serial Read, Found this 3DES Sample code in Github, #include <DES.h> DES des; void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); Serial.println("Hello!"); } ...
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Why float and not 16-bit Integer? Mpu6050 with atmega328P

I've been trying to follow this example code for interfacing my atmega328P with Mpu6050: https://www.instructables.com/Accelerometer-MPU-6050-Communication-With-AVR-MCU/ And was wondering a couple of ...
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Is there a variable type of half byte? Is there a workaround?

I have this long array of 64 values going from 0 to 15, values which only cost 8 bits, for a pulse width modulation. So I made a test to see its cost in space, commenting one of the two arrays. const ...
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Reading Buffer from Software-Serial & Writing to Serial

My progress so far: #include <SoftwareSerial.h> SoftwareSerial ttySerial(10, 11); // RX, TX byte buffer; void setup() { // Open serial communications and wait for port to open: Serial....
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RF24 library commands, channel, and address

I'm trying to use the RF24 library for wireless communication. However, it appeared that this library does not have "help" option. There was a keywords file but it did not explain what it does. I ...
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Set and extract individual bytes of a number (lowByte() and highByte())

You can extract the low-order (rightmost) byte of a variable or the high-order (leftmost) byte of a word with the functions lowByte() and highByte() respectively (the quotes are from the ...
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need to compare if a byte is less than 80 hex

I am using an infrared sensor called OTI301. In its data sheet it says that in order to obtain object temperature and ambient temperature values I need to extract the binary information from the ...
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How to convert char[12] to byte[6]

I am trying to convert a char[12] array that contains a Mac Address into a byte[6] in order to use within the Ethernet.begin method. I have tried various methods from online, but had little success to ...
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How to modify a created byte?

I have created a byte for 16x2 LCD. It is basically a custom character which I will have to change later. byte char[8]{ B10000, B01000, B00100, B00010, B00001, B11000, B11100 }; I want to ...
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USing arrays, binary data and bitRead

This is my first manually typed code. I'm sure there may be some glaring "schoolboy errors" in it, so wondered if people could give it the 'once over' In particular, I have never used C++ arrays, ...
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Arduino will not read three successive packets in the serial connection

I have written a small program to send serial commands from Python to the Arduino Micro. This is my code for both: Python import serial ser = serial.Serial('COM5', 9600) ser.write(b'0') ser.write(...
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Passing arrays, global arrays within functions, pointers, and declaring array sizes

I'm super confused right about now! I've been working on project involving Xbees in API mode, and I need to send different arrays of bytes to the Xbee depending on which buttons I press. Mostly what ...
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