Get the amount of time counted by the timer in seconds.

The timer count begins from 0 when you program starts or is reset. The number of seconds returned also includes milliseconds if there is a fractional part of a second too.


  • a number that is the amount of time elapsed, in seconds, since the timer was started or reset.


Find out how many seconds go by between presses of the down button on the brick.

brick.buttonDown.onEvent(ButtonEvent.Pressed, function () {
    brick.showValue("DownButtonTime", control.timer1.seconds(), 1)

See also

millis, reset