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Re: RTC for R-P

Wed Nov 30, 2011 11:23 pm

RTC: Real-Time Clock
For some projects you might want to have RTC on the board to keep time ticking event if the board is disconnected. I have noticed Sparkfun Real Time Clock Module (BOB-00099): http://www.sparkfun.com/products/99

This was is using I2C interface and I2C is available of R-P final boards.

It uses DS1307 RTC, which already has Linux driver (I2C) in the mainline kernel (/drivers/rtc/rtc-ds1307.c).

This was looks a nice RTC solution and a nice exercise with HW and Linux kernel getting it working.

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Re: RTC for R-P

Thu Dec 01, 2011 1:05 am

Sparkfun has nice stuff,, but really, really expensive.
They have a BMP085 sensor on a board that is easy to solder to, but it\'s 20 bucks or so. I can get the sensor alone for 6 bucks, and even though it is a bit hard to solder on it, it\'s not that bad.
You can get an I2C RTC for much cheaper: http://search.digikey.com/us/en/product ... ND/2436067

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Re: RTC for R-P

Thu Dec 01, 2011 4:34 am

Forgetest thou not to useth thine search function!

http://www.raspberrypi.org/forum?mingle ... pic&t=1312

Closing duplicate thread :)
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