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Data logging speed with arduino

I am trying to make some data logging conserining physiological data coming from a bitalino. My problem is that I would like to collect samples at something like 1 kHz, that is the rate that the ...
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How can I work with two devices that use the SPI protocol?

I'm working with a project in which I need to use an SD card module and an RFID antenna simultaneously. The devices that I'm using are the MFRC522 and the CATALEX SD Card Adapter. Both have SPI ...
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Long freezes at the beginning of sd card transfer

I am creating an accelerometer data logger that writes data to sd card. After some sort of "warm-up" everything works perfectly for at least ~15 minutes (which is what I have tested so far). However, ...
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How does one set attributes for SD files?

How does one set file attributes, e.g., creation date, for a file being created on an SD?
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Best buffering practice for continuous SD card writing

In a simplified example, I have a microcontroller functioning as a data acquisition device - sensor data is received over UART, and then saved to an SD card. This received data is in the form of a 12 ...
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LED strip and SD card

My problem is simple yet extremely problematic. For some reason, I cannot interact with an SD card and a LED strip at the same time with my arduino. After hours of testing multiple scripts, I am 99.99%...
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SD.begin() causes SD card to pull 20mA in idle mode. Seem high?

I'm working on a project that uses an Atmega328p as the primary controller. I am using the Arduino libraries for programming. I currently have an SD card in the project. I've done quite a bit of ...
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Global memory reduction when using SPI/SD

I want to use an SD card and when including the library both SPI.h and SD.h are included. Also later I want to use an external SRAM chip (probably using SPI.h as well). However, without the SRAM chip ...
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Returning to parent directory with the SD library

I have a File variable called dir and i'm building a simple file explorer for my device. Is there a way to get a reference to dir's parent directory?
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SD card doesn't work properly

I have this SD-card module. I have formatted the SD with this tool. My problem is that the Arduino Uno can't initialize the SD. I tried with this script: // include the SD library: #include <SPI.h&...
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Error while creating file on sd card

I want to create a file and read it form sd card by arduino. I have used sd card module. I have used this following code. In serial monitor it says "SD card is ready to use." But it can't read or ...
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Arduino Audio Recorder - Speed Correct but Wrong Pitch

I'm working on an audio recorder project on an Adafruit Adalogger with SAMD21 ARM-based processor using the Arduino IDE. The desired sampling frequency is 10 kHz, 12-bit resolution with an analog ...
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Arduino SD Card open file modes append / overwrite

Running Arduine IDE SD DataLogger Example, my data gets appended to a txt file. File dataFile = SD.open("datalog.txt", FILE_WRITE); if (dataFile) { dataFile.println(dataString); dataFile.close(); ...
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Connect Arduino to an external microSD card reader [closed]

I have a camera with a microSd card reader that is the only output type. I want to read the microSd when the camera makes a photo. How can I read it with an Arduino? Duplicating the reader connections ...
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Can I read from a memory card with three pins?

I have a project where I have three pins to use and I just realized it would be better to use a memory card than replacing the code each time. I'm building a Arduino with a push button. Press the ...
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How does one **get** attributes for SD files?

To be able to set the date and time of the files on my SD card I followed this answer: https://arduino.stackexchange.com/a/39127/49678 Now I am wondering How do I read the values out in the ...
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Strange behavior on bitwise operation

i am trying to write a simple program that writes the outputs of an accelerometer (which comes down to 3 analog inputs) onto an SD-Card. I got the hole thing working fine (sending the values as ...
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Problem opening multiple text files simultaneously/in-order using <SD.h>

I am looking to log analog sensor data using 3 pins, A1, A2, A3. My project requires continuous mapping of data, and hence an SD card shield was necessary. However, I need to log the incoming data ...
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PMS5003 Serial Output Data to SD Issues

I'm trying to save the output of an air quality sensor to a SD card, but I'm having a few issues. The sensor I'm using is a Plantower PMS5003 which puts out its data via serial. I've heavily tweaked ...
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SD card with arduino UNO

I am trying to use a micro SD card in order to store data sent from an arduino UNO. My setup consists of: Arduino UNO (5V logic), powered directly from USB cable Digilent Full-sized SD Card Slot ...
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reference to 'File' is ambiguous. Why am I getting this error?

The program is supposed to take photo and store the picture into the SD card with the timestamp. My Program Code: #include <SdFat.h> #include <Adafruit_VC0706.h> #include <SPI.h> #...
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Getting wrong value from sd card

I stored "28328630" in sd card but at output i getting wrong value. on serial "5566" getting this value. #include "HX711.h" #include <Wire.h> #include <LiquidCrystal_I2C.h> #...
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LCD on top of SD datalogger flickers help!

I have a problem with my 16,2 with buttons lcd shield.(LCD Keypad Shield). It is connected on top of an SD dataloger. I came to the conclusion that every time the sd shield logs data and completes the ...
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Using the SD library with the ESP8266 DevKit

The situation is as follows, I've connected a SPI TFT screen to the ESP8266 DevKit, set my own MISO,MOSI, CD, SCK pins and it works fine, wanted to do the same for using the SD card reader, but then I ...
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Use 5V SD-Adapter on 3.3V System

I want to use a Catalex Micro SD Card Adapter in Combination with my Arduino MKR GSM 1400. The problem is, that the Arduino uses 3.3V to operate but the SD Adapter needs 5V (or at least 4.5V) to ...
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Arduino UNO And SD Card Custom csPin

I've connected SD card module to Arduino UNO. I want to use PIN 10 for PWM DC motor control and because of that, I've connected CS pin directly to another pin (A3). SD card is working properly, but ...
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Fast data logging

I want to store noise data (basically from A0) from an Arduino Uno to an SD card with faster writing speed, preferably by using 512 data together and the write it at once. What should be the code?
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DFPlayer for Writing to SD Card

Can you use the DFPlayer to write to the SD card? Link for DFPlayer: https://www.dfrobot.com/wiki/index.php/DFPlayer_Mini_SKU:DFR0299 Here's the goal of my project. I have a button that, when pressed,...
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arduino usb host shield and sd card [closed]

when I use the sd card on the mega or the arduino uno it works. Everything is fine. However, when I use it in combination with the USB shield host it doesn't work. I know the usb shield host works ...
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Adding music to loop

Im newbie. I just wanted to ask how can i put my tmrpcm.play into loop. Im trying to put it in a loop but the problem is it didn't play. I also try adding a method and call the method into the loop ...
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How fast is a SD page read from a file?

For a project I would like to do, I asked a question about whether to use SD or EEPROM (see Question I checked how much memory I would need without any restrictions which is like 2 MB (or more) so a ...
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SD Library function doesnt work while using second SPI port with ESP32

i work on a group project with an ESP32. We have a lcd display and a sd card connected via the two SPI ports of the ESP32. The card gets initialized with no problem using this code: bool ...
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Trouble with reading Bitmaps from SD-Card

I'm having problems with reading a bitmap file with the SD library. I wrote a small header that reads uncompressed 24-bit bitmap files. It works fine when I try it on Windows 10 MingW with fread() ...
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Datalogger with interruputs

I'm trying to do a data logger. Writes into SD card has to stop when millis()=1000. Maybe I have a problem between millis() and my interrupt, because datalogger doesn't stop after millis()=1000. I'm ...
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Delete line from text file

In order to make an algorithm work, I'd like to delete the first line of a text file. I'm having a hard time finding an example for that though. I was thinking that there should be the possibility to ...
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Open Parent Class as Child Class (SD Fat Library)

I'm currently using the SDFat library and am passing a global FatFile I if have a function that requires an SdFile type and I know that a given instance of FatFile is a valid SdFile what is the best ...
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Write char array containing new line to SD card

How do I a buffer (char array) containing new line character to SD card using SdFat? I tried: File myFile = SD.open("test.txt", FILE_WRITE) myFile.write(buffer, BUFLEN) but I get this instead: ...
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How do I load an image using fopen()?

I am trying to write a program that fopen()s an image so I can use it later. I've wired my SD card adapter exactly the way shown here: [![enter image description here][1]][1] And I'm using the ...
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Can I record us (microseconds) with AnalogBinLogger example in SdFat's library?

I am using the AnalogBinLogger from the SdFat example library. I am using it to record 8 analog channels at 5kHz! which is amazing (thank you SdFat). Is it possible to include a separate column to ...
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SD seems too slow for SMTP

I have asked this question on the arduino forum as well. I have used SMTP before using client.print (and client.println) but I am now trying to move as much text as I can from RAM to SD (and so I need ...
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Problem with using SD and Adafruit_SSD1306 libraries at the same time

I am searched over the internet and found out a few similar questions, but non of them were helpfull, so I decided to open a new quetion. I tried both SD and Adafruit_SSD1306 libraries and they both ...
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Barcode not logged in SD card UART

After trying for a good month.. looking like a Newbie I have not managed to log the result of barcode scanner , using rtc SD module and a waveshare scanner connected via UART to ports 2 and 3 from the ...
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Impossibility to open a file for modification in ESP32

Consider the following code: #include "SD.h" #include "Fs.h" void setup() { Serial.begin(115200); while (!Serial) { ; // wait for serial port to connect. Needed for native USB port only } ...
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Edit JSON File on SD Card

I am currently Working on a project, where I save values in a JSON File on an SD Card. The JSON looks something like this: { "ID1":{[[starttime, endtime], [starttime, endtime], [....
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Failed to display string on oled (SPI) from SD module

i am working on a project in which data from sd card is displayed on the oled screen both using SPI communication, but it is not displaying anything. i commented out the sd part and then oled works ...
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STM32 and SDFat - Can't create file in directory in SD

I'm using the SdFat.h library on a STM32 and I can successfully create a file in the root directory using SD.open("test.txt", FILE_WRITE); but my code fails to create SD.open("DATA/data_test.txt", ...
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Arduino malfunction tmrpcm while used digitalRead

I am programming Arduino UNO for this functionality: with use of SD card reader module and SIM900 GSM/GPRS shield I am trying to: 1. Pick up incomming call, play message from SD file and after the ...
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SD card creating “extra” file?

So, maybe I'm too tired to see the obvious issue here, but my SD card script is causing a "blank" file to be created, then a secondary file to be correctly created. I'm trying to store data logs, and ...
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How to read correctly binary data on sd card from a structure?

I am currently struggling to apply Majenkos solution to read binary data from an sd card. I am writing data as floats from a 3-axis accelerometer via a struct this way: struct data { float acc_x; ...
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Where are the implementations of the SdFat BlockDriver methods?

This is most probably more of a C++ question than an Arduino question; but since this is an Arduino library, I am asking here. I am using the SdFat library for my project. The library defines a ...