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AKSoapy29

Hello, I have a question about how long I can keep my Arduino running before anything bad will happen. Can I keep my Arduino Uno on 24/7/365?

Thanks,
-AKSoapy29

(Sorry if I used the wrong username. It's my Youtube account name.)
Andrew K.

AKSoapy29

Like can I keep on feeding it 9 volts dc power 24 hours 7 days a week 365 days a year?
Andrew K.

retrolefty

Yes it will run as long as you continue to pay your electric bill each month.

Lefty

AKSoapy29

Ha ha thanks. I could use solar electricity, but it's just an alarm clock. Time to kill the grid! Not really that much power...
Andrew K.

maniacbug


Yes it will run as long as you continue to pay your electric bill each month.


And longer still with batteries and sleeping :)

willnue

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May 24, 2011, 05:56 am Last Edit: May 26, 2011, 06:01 am by willnue Reason: 1
Note: Depending on what your code is doing you might run into an issue with the millis() function rolling over to zero after 50 days or so. See the following article for a description and link to solution of for the issue:

Questions about millis()
http://www.arduino.cc/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1200662708

willnue

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