RE: [DSPEngineering] How to handle 16 bit number in an 8 bit microcontroller?
- Hi Omar,
You have to use 2 registers to store a 16-bit number.
And perform the operations for lower byte and upper byte correspondingly taking care of the overflow/carry from lower byte operation to upper byte.
Omar Hashmi <omarhashmi786@...> wrote:
>I am working with AVR 8 bit micro, which has 32
>registers, each 8 bits. There is no accumulator.
>But for my needs, I need a 16 bit variable (2 bytes).
>Which will have my Q format number.
>Any thought how can I handle a 2 byte number in an 8
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