How to pause the execution of the code using Arduino IDE with microseconds
4 January, 2019 by
How to pause the execution of the code using Arduino IDE with microseconds
Alejandro Jabalquinto

Introduction

In this post, it will be seen how to pause the execution code for a certain time in microseconds.  Basically, this function pauses the program for a certain time and after this time it continues as normal. 

The function for pausing the execution code for a certain time in microseconds using Arduino IDE is delayMicroseconds()  This function is used to set a time of pause.


Requirements

Ethernet or 20 I/Os PLC:      Ethernet PLC     20 I/Os PLC     

 Industrial Shields boards:   Industrial Shields Boards


Function

delayMicroseconds(Microseconds)


Parameters

microseconds: time expressed in milliseconds -> 1000ms = 1 sec


Example

Code Example, blinking of analog outputs every 0,5ms:

void setup() {
  pinMode(A0_5, OUTPUT); // configure A0.5 as OUTPUT
}

void loop() {
  analogWrite(A0_5, 0);
  delayMicroseconds(500);         // delay 0,5ms
  analogWrite(A0_5, 255); 
  delayMicroseconds(500);
}

How to pause the execution of the code using Arduino IDE with microseconds
Alejandro Jabalquinto
4 January, 2019
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