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HELP:Convert 24bit from ADC to decimal

Discussion in 'AVR' started by abicash, Jul 4, 2015.

  1. Ian Rogers

    Ian Rogers Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

    Mar 28, 2011
    Rochdale UK
    No! John.... The link was directed to Les ( I put his link in at the top )

    I just wanted to be clear on one thing..... Hexadecimal, Decimal or binary all count from 0 to max integer size... They all represent a whole number..

    When you display a whole number, only then do you need to convert.... ASCII is the norm... Some convert to BCD and then to ASCII, I prefer to divide it out then convert to ASCII..... ASCII is the non decimal...

    Take the RTC... They store a whole number in BCD format, purely for ease of display via a BCD 7seg chip.. But if you want to display via the ASCII format you nee to return it to a whole number and visa-versa...

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