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Old 08-16-2013, 11:38 PM   #7 (permalink)
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i can't see how adding buffer code takes less flash space than the standard routines. Just glancing at my .sym file, the total space used for all LCD functions is 448 bytes. Then again, i did optimize the fornication out of it, stealing Arduino library bits where needed, and dropping alot of overhead.

I'm also running on a 168, so ram is at a much higher premium for me. Probably not the case with your 328. I'm still trying to squeeze in SD logging (512 just for the buffer) along with my bar graph and speed range tabulator.

Also, by buffering the LCD output, aren't you really just hiding the true load, which could hit you on future addons?
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