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Timesquare watch kit not updating time
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Timesquare watch kit not updating time

by buggybean314 on Wed May 16, 2018 7:56 am

I recently purchased the adafruit Timesquare Watch Kit (product number 1125), on May 2, 2018, order number 1754628. It was very fun to solder, the display works normally, and I was able to normally set the time. Unfortunately, the time does not update. I found a similar problem at viewtopic.php?f=41&t=116916 and am asking if there is a way I can fix this without desoldering the matrix, or if I should order a new kit. I have not yet tested the crystal to confirm that it is not working, and do not currently have an oscilloscope. I also confirmed the the crystal is not touching the pcb or other components.
Here is a photo of the soldering job:
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Re: Timesquare watch kit not updating time

by adafruit2 on Thu May 24, 2018 4:30 pm

thats unusual, it *displays* time but the time doesnt count up? can you show a clear photo of the other side? better image quality will help us debug :)

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Re: Timesquare watch kit not updating time

by buggybean314 on Fri May 25, 2018 11:02 am

Here is a clearer photo of the soldering, and photo of the other side while displaying time.
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Re: Timesquare watch kit not updating time

by buggybean314 on Fri May 25, 2018 11:11 am

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Re: Timesquare watch kit not updating time

by adafruit2 on Fri May 25, 2018 1:31 pm

looks really good, odd! well, one thing you can try is removing the battery, wait a few minutes, replace battery
if that doesnt help, email support@adafruit for a new kit

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Re: Timesquare watch kit not updating time

by buggybean314 on Fri May 25, 2018 4:37 pm

Unfortunately, removing and replacing the battery did not fix the problem. I will email support with a link to this thread. Thank you for your time.

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