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  • if the original espruino does better than the ESP32 port.

    Yes - the official boards use an IRQ-based timer. Just tried this on a Pico and it's exactly 2ms to as near as I can measure on my digital scope (so well within 1%)... And if that's not good enough there's some documentation on how to use the timer peripherals in the device itself.

    There was a recent change in ESP8266 courtesy of @MaBe that fixed the issues that has, and it does look like the ESP32 is using IRQs so I'm not sure why there would be the variance.

    I just had a quick look and @JumJum it could be that gettimeofday may be using the normal low-speed RTC, which might explain some timekeeping issues:­b/master/examples/protocols/sntp/README.­md#timekeeping

    While the timer is accurate, it's set using the current time as a base - so if the timekeeping is 'grainy' it can screw things up.


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