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DIY Chronodot, homemade RTC with a battery backup

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Valentin built a DIY version of the Chronodot real-time clock with battery backup. He used some disc shaped perfboard to assemble all the components. There is an optional component that you can add - a real time clock (RTC) with battery back up. It is called Chronodot RTC. All it...

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Bus Pirate: Interfacing with the ChronoDot over the I2C

Friday, November 4th, 2011

Paretech used his Bus Pirate in I2C mode to interface with the DS3231 real time clock located on the ChronoDot board. The DS3231 is a high precision real time clock IC with an integrated crystal. He documented his experience with both devices. All the resources needed to setup a I2C...

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  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...
  • jose: Part removal described here is pure butchery, the cheapest hot air station will do a fast and clean job removing the QFP, heat air to...
  • Cody: Yes please