Tag Archives: troubleshooting

Adventures with real-time clocks – part 1

So I decided that I’d like to add a real-time clock (RTC) to the Zolatron project because … why not? Should be easy, I thought. Lots of people have done it. All I need is the right chip. Maybe that’s where I made my mistake. As it turned out, for some reason, I already own three copies of the Microchip… Read more »

SmartParallel: tracking down a problem

Hmm… maybe I spoke too soon. No sooner had I congratulated myself on a completed project than a problem raised its ugly head. And it was one that required some tracking down. And so, as this blog is my lab notebook, I thought I’d share what happened, as I always find other people’s tales of troubleshooting to be illuminating. One… Read more »