- on Education & Information
- Published in issue 11/2008 on page 58
BASCOM AVR Course 3
Timers and Interrupts
Many practical tasks can only be solved by using accurate timing. The ATmega controllers are well equipped in this respect; the Mega8 to Mega32 controllers all have three timers, Timer 0 and 2 are 8-bit while Timer 1 is a full 16 bit wide.