Author Topic: Count Hardware Driven Events  (Read 115 times)

dc

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Count Hardware Driven Events
« on: December 01, 2016, 03:32:30 am »
Is it possible to count hardware event instances?  For example an accelerometer interrupt or reed switch is triggered, some logic is executed and the event ends.  I am wanting to know how many times this occurs over a given time period.  I tried to create a new list and add a counter byte to a list but you can only do this within the event so the next time the event occurs it just creates a new list. 

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mc-John

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Re: Count Hardware Driven Events
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2016, 08:12:57 am »
Just create a "Shared" counter and keep increasing that. It must be shared because local variables are always in initialized when the function, sub or event is executed.