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Offline amateur_25

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using Spi arduino library to drive max6675
« on: December 26, 2016, 12:28:22 pm »

I need some help to ensure my understanding of how this is supposed to work.

I have found a sketch online to drive my max6675 using the spi library i.e. hardware spi bus on the uno.

I want to know given the attached serial timing diagram which spi mode should I use?

Based on my newly found knowledge I believe it should be mode 1

Is this correct?

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void setup(){
pinMode(9,OUTPUT); // configure MAX6675 CS pin
digitalWrite(9,HIGH); // tell MAX6675 to read sensor

int readTemp(){
SPI.beginTransaction((SPISettings(1000000, MSBFIRST, SPI_MODE1))); // configure the SPI for this device
digitalWrite(9,LOW); // I am now talking to the MAX6675
uint16_t reading=SPI.transfer16(0); // read 16bits
Serial.println("current reading:");
digitalWrite(9,HIGH); // I am done Talking to the MAX6675
SPI.endTransaction();  // release the SPI bus for others to use (i.e. SD, ethernet)

if (reading & 0x0004){// sensor disconnected
   reading = -1;
else {
   reading = reading >>3;  // the reading is in bits 14..03, get rid of bit 2,1,0
return reading;

void loop()



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