Questions tagged [ds3231-alarms]

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DS3231 clock module and MAX7219 displays [duplicate]

So, I have a problem displaying the hour and minutes from the clock module and, at the same time, some text I want to display. I grouped my 16 modules like this, in 4 zones: #define MAX_DEVICES 16 #...
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Parola library and DS3231 clock

EDIT2: Well, this is the "new" code and it just displays random dots on the matrices: #include "RTClib.h" #include <MD_Parola.h> #include <MD_MAX72xx.h> #include <SPI.h> // Define ...
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DS3231 clock module with cascaded FC-16 led matrix modules + Arduino Nano

I am using a DS3231 real time clock module and 4 cascaded FC-16 modules(they are basically MAX7219 led matrices based modules). My goal is to display a timetable, a schedule for a classroom on the ...
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Arduino Nano, DS3231 RTC clock module and 4 cascaded FC-16 led matrix modules

Like I said in the title, I am using a DS3231 real time clock module and 4 cascaded FC-16 modules(they are basically MAX7219 led matrices based modules). My goal is to display a timetable, a schedule ...
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Serial Monitor shows random texts While Reading Data from RTC DS3231 with Arduino Uno

I tried to set time on a RTC DS3231. After Uploading it with Arduino IDE, I try viewing the output in the Serial Monitor. However, if I start viewing the Serial Monitor, It starts showing encrypted ...
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DS3231 High Power Consumption

I plan to use my Arduino with a small battery all the time so I don't want it to use so much power. I was checking power consumption of DS3231 with a multimeter, at first it was fluttering around 1 mA ...
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How to merge temperature sensor DHT22, RTC DS3231 and button [duplicate]

I am currently working on the fan function, which would be able to switch every minute for 10 seconds with RTC DS3231, at the same time I would like to incorporate a temperature sensor DHT22 and ...
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How to count the number of rising edges on DS3231 rtc?

I am using a DS3231 rtc and I would like to get millisecond accuracy from it so I decided to use the 32kHz generated clock from it. I wrote a code that would count the rising edges or falling edges ...
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How to manage two alarms with one interrupt?

I have a datalogger using the RTC DS3231 as an interrupt generator. I am able to have the interrupts work but here is my problem. I would like to take 2 separate measures from 2 different sensors (one ...
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Stepper motor based clock movement with DS3231

I am working on a clock movement that is powered using a stepper motor and the GSM2 driver board. The delay between steps needed to achieve 1 rpm on the second hand works out to 25 ms. In my current ...
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DS3231 RTC module and battery problem

I've a CR2032 battery connected to DS3231 module as backup battery, when module is connected to 5V the battery voltage is at 4.3V and without power 3.7V. That means the module is trying to charge the ...
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Maintaining time in Arduino

I am working on development of alarm clock using Arduino. No doubt RTC will be the best but it increases the Price of the project. Also I opened a digital clock (which I purchased online) and I see ...
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Arduino based hour counter [duplicate]

I would like to make a hour counter for a particular machine.I have a problem in coding.arduino internal clock can work only till 49 days.my hour counter should calculate 150+ hours.I thought of using ...
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'RtcDateTime' does not name a type

I've tested a code that compiles successfully. But after i merged it to another code, here it shown an error says RtcDateTime doesn't name a type. Used library : https://github.com/Makuna/Rtc Some ...
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What precision can I expect by syncronising DS3231 with PC serial?

The point here is to syncronise a DS3231 module (on an Arduino) via serial port with NTP time by computer. The problem here is that I'd like to know how much time is taken by the serial and I2C ...
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How to only detect the opening and closing of door sensor once

im quite new to Arduino coding. Currently im trying to create an alarm and when the alarm ring, the user will just need to remove the door sensor once to stop the alarm and listen for the next alarm. ...
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Using RTC DS3231 + Arduino UNO to calculate time lapsed [closed]

I am a beginner with no coding background. I am trying to figure out an alarm that tells people how long they have been sitting on their chair. The concept is very simple when the person would sit in ...
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5 * tm1637 displaying different school bells timings

I am working on a project which displays time of School bells for a school, I have got 5*TM1637 Display Tubes which displays 5 Periods/Classes start timings.I can set digits of each TM1637 using the ...
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How to set Alarms on the DS3231 easily so the Nano doesn't have to go to sleep with delay statements?

I want my solar array sun tracker to shut down at night then move full east in the morning to catch the first rays. I know the DS3231 can set alarms but it is not clear from its documentation how ...