Introduction to SPI
The Serial Peripheral Interface Bus (SPI) interface is used for communication between multiple devices over short distances, and at high speed.
Typically there is a single "master" device, which initiates communications and supplies the clock which controls the data transfer rate. There can be one or more slaves. For more than ...
Assuming you just want to connect two SPI slave devices to the SPI bus and use them in a mutually exclusive way under software control, with the Arduino as the master, then you just need to make sure you use a different pin for the slave select (SS) on each SPI device.
When you want to talk to one slave, you hold its SS low and drive the other high. Do the ...
OK. So, I tried the SDFat lib. This library is definitely better than the default SD library that comes with adruino.
But that is not how I solved my problem of low data-rate.
I followed the instruction of the author of SDFat library from this post.
According to fat16lib, to increase the data rate we need to use flush() wisely. We would want to write() the ...
I believe Arduino's SPI.transfer waits to receive 8 bits after sending 8 bits.
Incorrect. With SPI, a byte is clocked in at the same time as a byte is clocked out. It may be that this byte is simply a dummy byte though, if the slave has nothing to say.
So for 24 bits, simply clock out 3 bytes without deasserting the select. Since SPI is a synchronous ...
In the SPI protocol, you get one byte back for every one you send. If you are not interested in the response from a device, you can just ignore the return bytes.
SPI has no handshaking. You just must send no faster than the slave device can handle. In the case of the AD5685R, that is 50 MHz.
For multibyte transfer, you keep the chip select asserted (low)...
Note that there is also a version of SPI.transfer for multi-byte (buffer) transfers:
I used the buffer transfer in my library for the TLC59711 (see code) and found the buffer transfer faster than transferring bytes individually using SPI.transfer(val); the switch to buffer transfers is one of the reasons my library is about 3.5 ...
Each spi peripheral has its own protocol in the sense of commands and addresses if any and data. Spi simply makes a common ground for chip select vs clocks and clocks vs data and separate miso and mosi data lines.
So a general purpose library doesnt make sense.
Also spi certainly is not limited to a byte, many peripherals and many spi controllers allow ...
This is caused by the sketch you downloaded being old. In prior releases, the methods called send() and receive() were used to send and receive SPI data. These were renamed to be write() and read(). If you change your code where there are references to Wire.send() and change to Wire.write() and also change Wire.receive() to Wire.read(), you should find ...
At a 30000 ft. level, it's because the defined F_CPU value doesn't match your hardware. This can happen because the incorrect device is chosen in the IDE or because the device is misconfigured in boards.txt, or because the hardware is somehow different from what is expected.
Given that you are using a bare ATmega328P, assuming that you've selected the ...
According to ATmega32u4 datasheet, section 17.2.1 (SPI / SS Pin Functionality / Master Mode:
If SS is configured as an input, it must be held high to ensure Master SPI operation.
In your circuit, SS pin (#8 on package), also labeled as "(SS/PCINT0) PB0", is left unconnected.
Is it possible that PB0 is also configured as input somewhere in your program ...
See my answer How the IDE organizes things. There is no easy way to avoid having to put an include in the main .ino file, unless you write your own build process (or perhaps use another toolchain).
I think you could put SPI.h (and other things, like Wire.h) in the main .ino file, even if they aren't used due to your configuration parameters. The linker ...
SCK and SCL are the same thing.
They seem to be interchangeable. The fact you have SDA (Serial DAta) as opposed to separate SDI / SDO or MOSI / MISO pins means it's I2C.
Wire it like you would any other I2C device.
The short answer would be "yes, it is possible". There are lots of gadgets around that record MIDI. They would have microprocessors in them, and they would have something like an SD card, which itself is like EEPROM in concept.
You may possibly have problems with storing the notes in RAM, and then writing them to the SD card fast enough not to lose ...
Yes, the clock speed should be (and most probably is) 8 MHz. However, you're not generating an 8 MHz clock.
What you are in fact generating is 8 clock pulses of 8 MHz, then you have a delay while it deals with the rest of your code, and then it generates another 8 clock cycles of 8MHz.
The overall frequency is evidently sensed as 3.439 MHz.
To generate a ...
No. Those pins are not separate on the microcontroller itself. If you need to use SPI and still need more pins you may use analog inputs as digital inputs or outputs. Otherwise you'll probably have to use an expander of some sort, or use a Mega or Due for additional inputs or outputs.
SPI doesn't use interrupts. It references the interrupt flag to know if a transfer has been completed, but it doesn't actually have interrupts enabled:
SPDR = data;
while (!(SPSR & _BV(SPIF))) ; // wait
It should be perfectly possible to use SPI within the interrupt - indeed there is portions of the SPI API that deal ...
I am joining this conversation VERY late, however maybe my answer can help someone who is just now looking into this.
I was able to get SEVEN RC522 readers working on one Arduino! My solution was very similar to your idea, except instead of the SS pin, I used the MISO pin.
If you look into how the pins work, all of them are outputs going from the master (...
Yes there are. They are defined in pins_arduino.h Below the pins for the yun.
// Map SPI port to 'new' pins D14..D17
static const uint8_t SS = 17;
static const uint8_t MOSI = 16;
static const uint8_t MISO = 14;
static const uint8_t SCK = 15;
Use SS MOSI MISO and SCK in your code
The standard AVR library has SPI handling. See, for example: http://www.gammon.com.au/spi
You don't have to write a library if you don't want, just communicate directly using SPI.
The datasheet for the MCP3008 has some tips for using an 8-bit SPI system to communicate with the device. In particular this chart:
You can see from that, that you will need 3 x ...
I've looked at the data sheet for this and I think it is the wrong choice of device for a beginner. Can I suggest that you start by looking at a relatively simple DPI interfaced device, such as a sensor or RTC. This will teach you the basics of sending commands via the Wire library. You might even get the hang of it just by looking at existing libraries.
Yes, the Nano supports SPI when used with a modern Arduino version, and no, you do not have to do anything special to utilize it on this board.
The information you found that seems to suggest something to the contrary is simply a result of the fact that that the web page for the Nano is sadly out of date date and does not reflect the current state of the ...
You call SPI.transfer() four times, each time saving the returned value to a variable after proper bit shifting.
val = SPI.transfer(0xff); //0xff is a dummy
val |= (uint32_t)SPI.transfer(0xff) << 8;
val |= (uint32_t)SPI.transfer(0xff) << 16;
val |= (uint32_t)SPI.transfer(0xff) << 24;
I assume the least significant byte is ...
For your external source to be an SPI bus master, it has to be the only one generating the clock signal. Yet, calling SPI.transfer() also generates a clock signal from the Arduino; both devices are attempting to drive the clock line simultaneously, hence your problems.
You have to bit-bang this or manipulate the SAM registers yourself to configure it as a ...
Many factors would decide if you can reach this wanted speed. Only some of these.
1. Your Software
The SdFat Library is faster than the standard SD Library of the Arduino IDE. It also has an easy to use compatibility function with the standard SD Library. Try it out.
2. Your Hardware
You should use a high class SD Card. As you maybe know SD Cards are ...
Avoid the handshake getting a buffer!
Hi every one, I'm working in a project with the same issue. I was following the same steps of yours and got exactly the same numbers. I've just fixed it out. The problem is the handshake when you call the SD.write().
//for each loop, it is going to make a handshake
is it possible to use I2C and SPI at the same time?
Yes it is. Both are implemented in hardware in the chip. They can operate "in the background" and raise an interrupt when there is something to do.
Do I have to introduce delays between the I2C and SPI commands?
No you don't.
I did not check the datasheet of the RF69, but it is customary for SPI devices to have a “slave select” input pin. When such a device is not selected, it will leave its MISO pin in high impedance and completely ignore whatever may happen on the MOSI and SCK pins. This effectively disconnects the device from the SPI bus. In this situation you show be able to ...
My solution would be to keep it simple. Use real pins for every SPI SS. Buy an other Arduino board with more pins if you need more pins.
What else is connected to your Arduino board ? Perhaps it is easier to reduce those pins. Almost all analog pins can be digital pins as well. You could use external ADC modules. Perhaps replacing 1-Wire or DHT11 or DTH22 ...
A float takes 4 bytes. You are allocating 5000 of them which is 20000 bytes. The Uno has 2048 bytes of RAM. Thus you are running out of RAM and overwriting something you shouldn't be.
As pointed out on the Arduino forum, your for loop which tests for:
i < sample2 || i >= sample2
will always be true. Of course ...