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ESP32 RTC Millisecond clock show

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Clock is my fascination. I’ve made clocks of a number of selection & themes however I by no means made any clock which have millisecond show. The reason is the large load of processing energy which at all times falls brief for the demand of quick altering show.

Nonetheless, the primary success got here once I efficiently might run the three.5” ILI9488 TFT show on 8 bit mode with ESP32. On 8 bit mode it wants 12 GPIO pins to run the show and it’s actually very quick and there lies the success of this millisecond show clock.

The “3.5 inch TFT LCD Contact Display Show Protect for Arduino Uno” is offered at & for INR:1400 solely.


Though the TFT show suits very simply on an Arduino UNO however this millisecond show is just not attainable on Arduino UNO because it lacks the computing energy.

The TFT ILI9488 pin connections element is like this.

TFT Pin ESP32 Pin TFT Pin ESP32 Pin
3.3V 3.3V D5 4
Gnd Gnd D6 5
D0 7 D7 6
D1 8 CS 15
D2 1 DC 0 [keep empty]
D3 2 RST 14
D4 3 WR 17



The time is calculated from the RTC DS3231. This RTC have functionality of measuring temperature as effectively which can also be displayed on the TFT. The time period between consecutive seconds is split by 1000 to calculate the millisecond and displayed on the TFT. The easy line drawing is tricked to created thick line which is put into variable operate.

Aftermath: The mission is constructed up on a basic goal PCB. The ability provide is a 5 volt sensible cellphone energy provide. The price of the mission is about INR:2000 [$25 USD]

Obtain Supply Code



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