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By: bastard (offline) on Sunday, January 08 2012 @ 11:54 AM PST (Read 1123 times)  

Hi all,

unfortunately I have to wait until my workmate brings me the kit to bavaria. In the meantime I thought that my kitchen needs a clock.

And I want to mount it under my cabinet in a upside down manner to be still able to use the buttons.

Is there a easy way to change the sourcecode to run the clock upside down?

Bye from Bavaria,


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By: Windell (offline) on Sunday, January 08 2012 @ 02:03 PM PST  

Interesting problem!

To use it upside down, you'll need to (1) make a new character map with all of the characters upside down, and (2) reverse the display order of the characters, in the section that manages display. I don't think that there's anything else to it.

I'll see if I can't put together some documentation to help out with that, giving the mapping of the segments to the bits in the "character definition" part of the code.

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