I am wondering if it is possible to write a byte of data to the output port in a parallel manner.
I am an electronics technician, but have not used electronics on a component level for close to 8 years, so I am trying to figure out this Arduino stuff. What I am wanting to do is connect the Arduino to the a vehicle's oxygen sensor's analog output, and display the data in the form of an LED bar graph. My problem is that the Arduino software seems to be lacking a command to allow me to write a byte of data to 8 output pins. In my R&D stage, I plan to write the output in binary format so I can get some idea of the operating range to expect.
Thanks in advance for your help. I hope to post my completed project one day. My goal is to do the prototyping on my Nissan Pathfinder, then, once I have it figured out, install the same on my Carbureted old Chevy as a diagnostics tool.