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From: "Richard Hosking"
Subject: Re: I need a scheme for a simple counter (up/down)
Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 06:33:35 -0800
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You will have to get down and dirty then
Seriously for such a simple app it would be barely worthwhile to use a
It might be easiest to display the digits on an LCD display if this is
Alex2k wrote in message
> the problem is that I don't have programming experience in assembler.
> I can only program in MS C++. A C compiler for PICs would be awesome but I
> have only found demo versions (I'm sorry but I don't wanna spend a lot of
> money on it).
> "Rene Tschaggelar" wrote in message
> > Alex2k wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > What I need is the scheme (or how to do it) of a 3digits counter.
> > > I spent sometime on the interent looking for one made with a pic (I
> > > to have a 16f84a and a programmer): I was looking for the following: a
> > > software that controls a matrix display. The software would be
> controlled by
> > > two pins of the PIC. For example A0 and A1. A0 would decrese the
> counter, A1
> > > would increase it (or vice-versa).
> > > I couldn't find anything :(
> > >
> > > even a counter based on 7 segment displays would be great!
> > > Also without using a pic would be ok. But actually I'd like to use a
> > >
> > > Any idea?
> > It cannot be that difficult with a PIC.
> > -Counting up and down upon an external pin is doable, isn't it ?
> > -displaying the byte/word on an matrix is doable, isn't it ?
> > Where are the problems ?
> > Rene
> > --
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