Digital Clock Introduction

Welcome to the MakeCrate Digital Clock kit!  Here are some tips and hints for getting the most out of your kit.

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  1. My digital clock resets to 00:00:00 01/01/2000 every 5 minutes. Has anyone seen this issue and know what the cause is?
    1. Haven’t seen that behavior before. Sounds like a bad sensor or battery. We can ship a replacement and see if that fixes it.
      1. I think the sensor is Ok. It appears that the setTime function is setting the time on the Arduino but not on the clock module for some reason. I added RTC.set(now()); after the call to setTime and that allowed the RTC to initialize correctly on startup. The default sync interval for the Time library is 5 minutes. That’s why the Arduino worked fine after the initial setTime operation but was reset to “00:00:00 01/01/2000” from the RTC at 5 minute intervals.
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