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unsigned char

[Data Types]

Description

An unsigned data type that occupies 1 byte of memory. Same as the byte datatype.

The unsigned char datatype encodes numbers from 0 to 255.

For consistency of Arduino programming style, the byte data type is to be preferred.

Syntax

unsigned char var = val;

Parameters

var: variable name.
val: the value to assign to that variable.

Example Code

unsigned char myChar = 240;

See also