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#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

Thanks Henrik, so Say A=200 B=300, C in this case will be 65535-100=65435, right? So if I take 65535 and minus it result, I should receive correct difference between A and B, right?

CuriousOne Today, 18:46

#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

towlerg Today, 18:13

#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

It will wrap around, 0-1=65535 provided the variable where the result is stored is a WORD.

HenrikOlsson Today, 17:23

#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

Oh and by the way, currently I don't have access to machine with PBP, what will happen if C=A-B and B is > A ? all variables are word length. I need to determine difference between A and B, but...

CuriousOne Today, 16:56

#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

Yes, I meant exactly that one.

In my case, there will be 16F886 running at 8mhz and maximum frequency will be around 2khz, so I guess, modulo variant will also work. Will assemble test circuit...

CuriousOne Today, 16:54

#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

Wasn’t it just something like this?
not even timing of course because every fifth iteration takes slightly longer to execute, but could be balanced up if it mattered.

variable var word...

Art Today, 15:30

#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

I don't know for sure but since it involves division my guess is that this is slower. Speed isn't always everything though.

Tell you what, why don't you try both ways and measure the difference,...

HenrikOlsson Today, 15:01

#### Re: Doing something at predefined amount of steps?

Thanks! this is way better and simpler. Speaking speed-wise, will this be faster in execution than my code with additional variable?

CuriousOne Today, 14:42

#### Re: Newbie Manchester Coding question

Duh, yup, that was it [slapping forehead].

Cheers,

Troy

rocket_troy Today, 14:22

#### Re: Newbie Manchester Coding question

the DEBUG output is inverted logic to suit the pickit 2 serial input, your setup might req true logic
try
DEFINE DEBUG_MODE 0 ' Debug mode: 0 = True, 1 = Inverted

me too , i was...

richard Today, 13:03
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