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RTC Pi and Arduino

Adding a Real Time clock to an Arduino

The RTC Pi can be used with Arduino boards using the easy-to-use RTCLib library written by JeeLab.

The library can be downloaded from https://github.com/abelectronicsuk/ABElectronics_Arduino_Libraries

To use the library with the Arduino IDE

  1. Download the project files in ZIP or TAR format
  2. Unpack the archive and rename the resulting folder to "RTClib".
  3. Move it to the "libraries" folder in your Arduino sketches area.
  4. Restart the Arduino IDE to make sure it sees the new files.

The examples/ds1307 folder contains a demo that will run with the RTC Pi board.

RTC Pi connected to an Arduino Uno


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Created 02/10/2015 | Last Updated: 25/10/2023

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