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Coding Badly


An ASCII character is an eight bit value is a byte is binary.  It's all in how you, the programmer, decide to interpret the data.

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Pete S

Sorry, me bad.

The problem turned out to be that I did not realize that the LCD print function trunkates leading zeros when it displays a  BIN number.  I had assumed that it printed all 8 digits, so I was not clearing the previously displayed value.  So when it displayed a small number, it just overwrote the first few bits of the previous entry and left the remaining bits displayed.   So the data read correctly.  Operator error!

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