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Questions tagged [interrupt]

Interrupts allow the processor to suspend normal operation temporarily so that a high-priority software or hardware event can be handled instead.

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Constant ADC sampling rate on ESP8266 or ESP32

I want to sample Sound input with either an ESP8266 (preferred) or ESP32. As I'm using a low pass filter anyway, a sample rate of 1000-2000hz would be totally ok. What is more important, is that it is ...
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MEGA2560 only starts program after pressing RESET button multiple times

I am working on a program where I am controlling an MP3 player by using UART between my MEGA2560 and the MP3 player. The MEGA2560 sends serial commands to the MP3 player when external interrupts are ...
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i2c callbacks occur in wrong order

I'm trying to implement a an SMBus slave and discovered that when the master sends a SMBus ReadByte command, the onRequest and onReceive occur in the wrong order on both a Uno and a Zero board. Some ...
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External Interrupt Pins on Nano Clones

Long time lurker, first time poster here. Do the cheap Arduino Nano clones such as this one have external interrupt pins? For example, the original Nano has pins 2 and 3 usable for interrupts. Do ...
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Can arduino interrupts occur in a middle of if statement?

I got an issues from few days, got some code which reset millis time on successful i2c communication, if not it restart an relay after specified period of time. Here is part of the code: if ((...
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RGB LED Mode toggle - Trying to avoid using main loop()

I'd like to start by saying that I have only been dabbling in electronics (not just Arduino) for about 3 days now. I am trying to write a sketch which changes an RGB LED when a push switch is pressed....
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Two rpm counters with interrupts

Can I use two interrupts on to count rpm square signals coming from two hall effect sensor modules (that has built in comparators to generate square signals) ? What if two signals come together ? ...
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High speed rotary encoder with Arduino MEGA

I'm trying to develop length measuring system and I'm using a industrial rotary encoder as the sensor. A have decided to use an Arduino external interrupt for connect the encoder. But, Encoder will ...
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Moving timer-related code into a separate file causing timing inconsistencies?

I have written the following code, attempting to re-implement the Arduino micros function: main.c #include <avr/interrupt.h> #include <stdbool.h> #define CLOCK_CYCLES_PER_MICROSECOND (...
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MPU-6050 Interrupt Sample Code

does anyone know where I could find some working code the demonstrates how to use the interrupt pin on the MPU-6050? My goal is to be able to shake the sensor in order to trigger an interrupt which ...
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Using Sleep with Interrupts

I have 2 doors closet, that I want to lit when door is open. I use 2 prox sensors to detect state, an Arduino Pro mini, and 2 led strips. I use same code and hardware ( minus not needed doubled ...
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ISR definition causing boot loop?

I am trying to compile and upload code to an Arduino Uno from the command-line, however I seem to be experiencing an odd issue. When I compile this code: #include <avr/interrupt.h> #include &...
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Arduino Mega - Enabling CTC mode disables timer

I'm trying to use timer3 on an Arduino Mega 2560 in CTC mode. However, enabling CTC disables the code entirely. Here is the function I call in setup() to setup the times. void SetupInterrerupt() { ...
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Passing variables for a PID in an interrupt

I'm needing to pass variables from my timerIsr() function to my loop() function. I have little experience with the Arduino language, I'm mostly familiar with Python so this has been quite difficult ...
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where is avr\interrupt.h on a Windows installation?

I'm trying to move from the Arduino IDE to Visual Studio Code. I have a program that uses interrupt.h #include <avr/interrupt.h> but it's not being found because it's not on the include path. ...
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Measure cycle count and time of Digital Input

I am currently working on a project which is read a digital input signal from a machine. The machine operation is as below: when the mold close, the machine gives the "HIGH" signal, when mold is open ...
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How do I redefine the overlfow of compare interrupts in Arduino programming?

If I'm programming a pin change interrupt I can call attachInterrupt at various points in my code and change what function is called when the interrupt occurs. The overflow and compareA/B interrupt ...
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set arduino own timer about 5 minutes

I want to program arduino uno by using it's own timer , which instructions and codes should be used if i want timer to be set for 5 minuets and then warn me about an event , the problem is that , the ...
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Interrupt triggering using DHT-11

I am new at arduino. I want to write a sketch that would print the message if the temperature grows greater than 30 C. Here is my sketch can you please tell me what's wrong with it #include "DHT.h" #...
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Reading inside critical sections from ISR

Is it necessary to protect reads of volatile variables in critical sections when using interrupts? Or are critical sections only required when concurrently writing variables? Here is an example of a ...
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Enable and disable individual interrupts

I am working on timer interrupts and external interrupts. for external interrupts I understood the functions like attachInterrupt. detachinterrupt for individual interrupts ,noInterrupts() and ...
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Arduino stuck when I disable Timer 2 Interrupt

#define TIM2_EN() (TIMSK2 = 0x02) #define TIM2_DIS() (TIMSK2 = 0x00) //HEART SENSOR // Include Libraries #include "Arduino.h" class PulseSensor { public: static void begin(int pulsePin); static ...
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Force TCNT to stay below OCRxA on ATmega328P

I'm using a timer and the TIMERx_COMPA ISR to generate a signal in "the background". This ISR is triggered when the timer reaches a certain value (OCRxA), which in turn can be changed by the user. ...
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How to attach interrupt to RBDlibrary?

I am pretty new to arduino programming. I want to use the library from the Robotdyn dimmer modul with a arduino uno and a encoder with lcd for a menü but if i attach the interrupt for the encoder (on ...
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Cannot set MOSI pin low even after ending SPI

I'm building a battery operated device and must shutoff MOSI pin during sleep because it leaks current through the SD card if I don't (about 400 µA). Problem is, it won't stay off. I've looked at ...
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Converting code for ATTINY85 to ATMEGA2560. Pin change interupts

I have code that compiles correctly for an ATTINY85 board using the ARDUINO IDE but I don't have an ATTINY85 board. I have an Arduino Mega ATMEGA2560 and when I select this board in the Arduino IDE ...
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How to use one button with interrupt to enable and disable sleep mode?

I have written a program for a kitchen timer. The timer uses just one single rotary encoder with a push button on its axis. It has modes for counting up and for counting down. After counting down it ...
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attiny85 reset itself instead of wakeup procedure

I have a digispark attiny85, and I am using SLEEP_MODE_PWR_DOWN to sleep, and wake-up with external interrupt on pin2. I am trying to count number of interrupts received with the code below. Problem ...
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What functions are disabled with noInterrupts()?

The Arduino page for noInterrupts() says: Some functions will not work while interrupts are disabled, and incoming communication may be ignored. While it may not be possible to give a complete ...
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Motors triggering Interrupt

I am using a 4wd robotic car to measure straight distances. I have attached two encoders on the front two wheels to measure the distance and I am using the back two wheels to adjust the car and keep ...
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Arduino Pro mini does not wake up after a few interrupts from DS3231

I hope someone can help me. I'm building a GSM water level meter that runs on solar power, using an Arduino pro mini, DS3231 RTC, JSN-SR04T - ULTRASONIC SENSOR, SIM800L along with a DFrobot DFR0535 ...
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Arduino SPI ISR

Is there any way to trigger a ISR after a SPI transfer is complete? I am trying to send messages from one of three LORA radios and have the other two read the message. I am using the Radiohead (RF95) ...
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timer interrupts on an esp8266

Folks. I'm working on an ESP8266 and keen to switch to using: an object approach -> sorted; physical interrupts on the hardware pins -> sorted; timer interrupts -> driving me crazy! My problems are ...
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Problems reading Ultrasonic Sensor and starting Stepper Motor

I have a problem with my Stepper Motor and Ultrasonic Sensor. I want to have the Sensor reading the distance, and when it is smaller than 20, it tells the Stepper Motor to stop. I can read the ...
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Trying to Pulse an LED a number of times outside of the main loop

I'm trying to call a class function that pulses an LED "x" number of times. I dont want to use a delay, which is making it tough. If I use a while loop, the LED just stays on. I attach an interrupt in ...
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Coin recognition using Coin Accepter in Arduino Uno

I'm working on a vending machine project and I'm using CH-926 and an Arduino Uno for that. I've already set the coin accepter for different number of coins and respective output pulses. I'm unable to ...
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Can Serial be safely used in an SPI interrupt routine

I have anecdotal experience that using Serial.print inside a slave's SPI interrupt routine (ISR) causes issues with transmission. It also seems that interrupts may be called more than once before the ...
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How to handle concurrent HTTP request when using interrupt

I'm trying to make a door sensor with a reed switch. Each time the there is a change, the ESP8266 sends an HTTP request to web service. Unfortunately, the ESP8266 serial monitor dumps a huge stack ...
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Encoder code using interrupts design question

I have an Arduino Mega 2560, an Omron Optical encoder with an Index (360 steps), a 60 led NeoPixel ring (no Clk wire) and another Arduino Uno. Here is my question, I have some code written that works ...
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Interfacing MPU6050 with Arduino uno [closed]

What is the meaning of "volatile bool mpuInterrupt = false; " in Arduino Program interfacing MPU6050?
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Mega attachInterrupt on pins 18 or 19 require EIFR bit set first (to clear it)?

Experimenting with external interrupts on a Mega. Pins 2 and 3 work with standard attachInterrupt(digitalPinToInterrupt(iPin),ISR,FALLING); coding and call my ISR. With pins 18 and 19 I had to add ...
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ATTiny85 arduino interrupt

i would like to know why my code running on the ATtiny85 1Mhz not wake up after the interrupt. I use the ATTiny Core. #include <avr/sleep.h> // Sleep Modes https://goo.gl/Mm7wuk #include &...
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Does enabling the Timer1 CompareA interrupt instantly triggers an interrupt?

I am learning Arduino interruptions and I am unable to explain the behavior of a minimalistic interrupt driven project. The project is the following: an Arduino UNO is connected to two LEDs, on ports ...
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comprehensive list of common library methods that do not work in interrupt service routines

Where is a comprehensive and authoritative list of commonly used library or built-in methods (functions) that do not work properly in Arduino interrupt service routines? I am aware of the following: ...
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Running ADC triggered by TIMER1_COMPB

I'm trying to run ADC on channel 0 triggered by TIMER1_COMPB. Everything seem to work ok but basic arithmetics is not working and variables inside ISR and even main loop don't get updated (x == 2 all ...
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Code working well on Arduino Uno is not working with Mega 2560

Following is the code block from my script. It uses timer1. Why it is not compatible with Arduino Mega? TCCR1A = theTCCR1A; // 0b10000010; /*10 clear on match, set at BOTTOM for compA. 00 compB ...
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Arduino Swissflow Meter

We've hooked up a Swissflow sf800 flow meter to our Arudino Uno. The system works, our interrupt callback is triggered and as water flows through the metre, it counts up. The issue is, that the pulse ...
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Triggering an SPI transfer with an interrupt in Arduino Due

I have a DDS that is controlled by an Arduino DUE, loop() waits for Serial commands and based on them calls one or another function that sets the DDS's frequency, phase, amplitude etc via SPI. In ...
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Are hardware interrupts used while controlling an LCD screen using the LiquidCrystal library?

I'm working on a tone generator project that uses Mozzi to make sound (sine waves mainly). As I understand, Mozzi can glitch if used along with hardware interrupts. The plan is to use the classic ...
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Capturing interrupt on both edges when it's set on RISING or FALLING

I've been trying to capture rising edge of an IR sensor output. This sensor's Vcc connected to Arduino 5V and it has a digital output pin. I've observed the digital output pin on an Oscilloscope. It's ...