Introduction to Timers

Introduction to Timers

The STM32 devices are built-in with various types of timers. In this series of tutorials it will be briefly explained some of their features and options as well as their general information and implementation. STM32F4 comes with 14 built-in timers divided into 3 categories: General-purpose, advanced and basic timers. Each type of timer has its own special usage and characteristics but all of them share the same purpose of counting and telling the time. It is a great feature because it allows us to do some really cool things like: time keeping and…