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Adafruit Industries is an open-source hardware company founded by Limor Fried in 2005. Use this tag to mention issues with Adafruit products or tutorials.

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Can the 'Adafruit Non-Latching Mini Relay FeatherWing' be used with an Arduino microcontroller such as an Arduino Mega 2560?

Can this relay found here: https://www.adafruit.com/product/2895 Be used with an Arduino Mega? The description given seems to specify that you should hook it up to their dedicated 'Featherwing Board'...
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Adafruit RGB LCD w/ Shield kit connection to arduino uno?

I have a adafruit rbg 16x2 lcd with shield kit and am trying to connect it to an arduino uno. The only thing is the assembly instructions have the lcd basically using every pin on the arduino, even ...
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Help with code for pushbutton connected to adafruit motorshield v2

can anybody assist me with a code? I am using arduino uno with adafruit v2 motor shield stacked on top. I am using a pushbutton and one DC motor and I want the state of the push button to change after ...
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Bluetooth gamepad via Adafruit Feather M0 Bluefruit BLE

I'm trying to build a Bluetooth-enabled gamepad out of an old Playstation 1 controller, using an Adafruit Feather M0 Bluefruit BLE. I've programmed the board as a Keyboard HID and everything works: ...
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Reading Multiple RFID tags / Reading and ignoring/holding the tag

I'm currently doing a project where ideally I will have multiple objects with RFID tags on them that are placed on top of a Adafruit PN532 RFID Shield connected to a Arduino Uno Wifi Rev 2. The idea ...
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ESP-01 responding to some codes not all ; like of ADAFRUIT MQTT?

I am Arduino Uno to upload code into esp-01 and this is code i using to send random values from my esp chip to Adafruit Mqtt server - ****************************************************/ #include &...
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Adafruit Feather ESP32 - GPIO power drain during deep sleep

I have an Adafruit Feather ESP32 whose GPIOs I use to control an external device. I don't want the device to drain the power of the ESP32 sometimes, so I set the GPIOs to INPUT. When I go into deep ...
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Arduino OLED Display strange output

I am trying to use the Adafruit SSD1306 lib with my OLED display for arduino but I've encountered an strange error. I am using the default example "ssd1306_128x64_spi" but the display is odd, the ...
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How to get the weather kit with anemometer working using arduino (UNO)?

I tried to build a weather station with anemometer and My setup is, SwitchDoc Labs' anemometer kit (which is equivalent to sparkfun anemometer kit) connected to the grove weather-pi board with rtc ...
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Adafruit Feather nRF52832 as a SPI slave

Like the title says, I am trying to configure the Adafruit Feather nRF52 as a SPI slave, who will receive information from a MSP430 microcontroller. I have found a few code examples that provide ...
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WaveShare EPaper Display and Adafruit HUZZAH32 ESP32 Feather Board

I'm trying to understand how I could use WaveShare EPaper Display with Adafruit HUZZAH32 ESP32 Feather Board. With these connections SDI/SCK -> MOSI SCK/SCLK -> SCK CS -> 15 DC -> 33 RST/...
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Same output on displays with different I2C-addresses (AdaFruit library, ESP32)

I've got two displays hooked up to a ESP32 via I2C and I'm using the AdaFruit library. All handling display output is packed in a own library. As I was testing I only had one display set up and ...
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Is my board broken by soldering?

I've soldered a featherwing on my feather, then unsoldered it because it had stopped working: after the soldering of the featherwing, I was unable to upload new software to the board. But now that ...
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Trying to power multiple servos at once using a Arduino Mega

Recently I have been trying to do a project for my end of year project, it involved making a humanoid arm. I am still a newbie at these things, I usually have my friend do the wiring, but since he ...
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How to drive N channel gate correctly from Adafruit Feather pinout?

I am learning how to create a soft latch power switch, using an N channel mosfet. Currently, I have this: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab The idea is (so far) that ...
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Can I control 4 DC Brushless motors with arduino uno and Adafruit motor shield? [duplicate]

I need to control 4 DC brushless motors. I have no experience with arduino or coding. After some research the cleanest setup seems to be using the Adafruit motor shield, however the motors I'm using ...
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Did not find fingerprint sensor :( Arduino Mega 2560 Adafruit Fingerprint Sensor

I'm getting the following error when I try to enroll fingerprints using the Arduino Mega 2560 microcontroller along with a Fingerprint Scanner: Did not find fingerprint sensor :( The exact devices ...
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noisy output lines when waking up from a sleep

Using code similar to these examples from AVR https://www.microchip.com/webdoc/AVRLibcReferenceManual/group__avr__sleep.html my program causes my Adafruit Feather 32u4 to often sleep. When the ...
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Cannot get pins on esp 8266 adafruit wifi module to read HIGH on pin 15

I have an esp8266 and I cannot get the value to read HIGH when 3.3v is applied to directly to pin by hand. I have an Arduino Uno powering the esp8266. It connects to the WiFi like it should, and now ...
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Capturing SBAS GPS packets

I have an Adafruit Ultimate GPS using a PA6H module (datasheet) with PTMK command packets (command set sheet). I have it connected to my PC via Arduino and want to be able to read the SBAS data (...
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Arduino NANO hardware SPI not working

I have an Arduino NANO clone and a 2.4" ILI9341 TFT display. The VCC and LCD pins of the display are connected to the 5V pin of the board. The GND to the GND. All the logic pins are connected to ...
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Adafruit Feather M0 Basic update bootloader

I bought a Feather M0 Basic from a reseller Lawicel however I'm missing the UF2 boot feature. When I press the reset button two times I just get a serial and have to program circuitpython using Bossa....
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How to add if condition with RFID Example

Using a Arduino Mega 2560 and PN532 NFC/RFID module, I want to be able to scan a card and see if it's value is (0xF0, 0x21, 0x5D, 0xA7). It should print "accepted" in the serial monitor. However ...
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How can I call the constructor of a Class after it called once? [closed]

I have a problem with Classes. I have a bunch of code, that code is uses Adafruit MQTT FONA library. I call the Class for make new Instance and Connect to specified server with this code; ...
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Data not writing to SD Card on a Feather M0

I'm trying to write a sketch that will pull data from a BME280 and ADXL345 using the I2C protocol and then write that data to an SD card. Using different sketches I've found online I got something ...
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ESP8266 feather huzzah wiring for MFRC522

I'm trying to wire the mfrc522 and the huzzah but i can't seem to figure out the rst pin. I found the pin out diagram but it doesn't show or idk how its labeled as.
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Arduino Adafruit playground: Adafruit_CPlay_LIS3DH.cpp:27:35: fatal error: Adafruit_CPlay_LIS3DH.h: No such file or directory

I've tried installing the Arduino Adafruit playground but came across the same error. sketch\src\Libraries\Adafruit_Circuit_Playground\utility\Adafruit_CPlay_LIS3DH.cpp:27:35: fatal error: ...
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Adafruit Trinket M0 persistent storage?

I am using an Adafruit Trinket M0 to program a small game and would like to save the game state every so often. I am programming it through the Arduino IDE as the chip does not have enough space to ...
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How to change speed of multiple servos acting at the same time with PCA9685 module?

I'm using the PCA9685 module with its Adafruit library. In my code I have one object of the servodriver class that has 14 channels (controlling 14 servos basically). void Positioning(){ ServoDriver....
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Quaternion values from BNO055 not available

I am trying to obtain Quaternion values from a BNO055 connected to ESP32-PoE board by Olimex. Code #include <Wire.h> #include <Adafruit_Sensor.h> #include <Adafruit_BNO055.h> #...
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Get accelerometer values from BNO055 using adafruit's Unified Sensor Library

If I understand correctly using the Adafruit_Sensor one can extract information from the sensor specific information. These sensors are currently mentioned in the README. I am using the BNO055 for two ...
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After restoring the BNO055 offsets to the sensor the calibration values are all 0

Board: ESP32 Script: restore_offsets.ino from Adafruit's BNO055 library The only difference is I am storing the information in ESP's NVS using the Preferences Library Code #include <Wire.h> #...
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BNO055 restore offsets sketch from Adafruit does not make sense

The restore_offsets sketch from Adafruit BNO055 In some way does not make sense. I am using an ESP32 and storing the offsets of BNO055 in its NVS (non-volatile storage). Steps I start calibrating ...
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backup battery for FeatherWing DS3231, RTC

I am working with slightly modified example code for the Adafruit FeatherWing DS3231 RTC (real time clock) board. The DS3231 chip itself is from Maxim. Since the cell is described as a "backup battery"...
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GPS Short distance calculations, accuracy limitations for 1-30 meter distance [closed]

I am a total beginner in the field of GPS, and this is actually my first post. But, I have been looking into some of your questions, and especially the ones for short distance calculations, and time ...
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How to set CS pin on Beetle BLE/Bluno Beetle to Adafruit SD Card Breakout - Initialization Failed!

Hi I have a Beetle BLE (https://www.dfrobot.com/wiki/index.php/Bluno_Beetle_SKU:DFR0339) and I am trying to connect an Adafruit MicroSD card breakout board+ (https://www.adafruit.com/product/254) via ...
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“exit status 1” error when invoking “useInterrupt” method [duplicate]

for context to this post you can catch up on this post I am working with an Arduino Leonardo and Adafruit Music Maker shield. I am trying to use the startPlayingFile method via the interrupt pin ...
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Blynk app, DotStar bluetooth control code help

This is my setup: Arduino Mega; HM-10 bluetooth module (bought off ebay, so not sure if genuine but works); Adafruit Dotstar addressable LED strip; iOS Blynk app; Hardware-wise, everything is ...
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Adafruit Huzzah ESP8266 Battery Power issue

I'm trying to connect a ~5.5V (2 x 3V coin cells in series, but their voltage drops a little) to the VBat (or V+) of my Adafruit Huzzah ESP8266 module (not the black Feather one, the smaller blue one: ...
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eclipse photon with cdt-arduino plugin can't upload sketches

i've recently decided to give eclipse-photon-cdt a shot. i use it with the built in arduino plugin, downloaded my feather m0 board config and tried to upload an empty sketch. failed, the console shows ...
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Stacking 3 of the same shields on top of each other and instructing them in sync

Context: I have an audio track separated into individual channels grouped by frequency and speaker location. I need to play all three of these channels simultaneously and perform instructions like ...
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How we can implement the interrupt? [closed]

I want to implement the Interrupt on the Adafruit_RGBLCDShield Select button to start/stop the data logging?
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How to share/Reassign analog pin for two Adafruit libraries for two adafruit hardware

I'm attempting to use the Adafruit BMP180 and Adafruit 16x2 RGB LCD Display together on the same Arduino Uno R1. Both the pieces of hardware and their libraries use Analog Pin 4 and 5. Is there any ...
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Unable to Configure MQTT Client ID using Adafruit MQTT Library

I am utilizing the MQTT library that Adafruit has created, located here, and the library itself works wonderfully - however I am finding myself unable to edit the Client ID or configure the PINGRESP. ...
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How do I read addresses on multiple DS2413 1-Wire GPIO Breakouts, using the Adafruit sketch?

I am using three DS2413 1-Wire GPIO Breakouts from Adafruit connected to an ESP8266. I tested the DS2413 breakouts using their example sketch and it works fine for just one DS2413. But I cannot ...
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Parsing example code in Adafruit GPS library with Ultimate Adafruit GPS

I've synced my Uno with the Arduino IDE and I'm using the below code to get the GPS coordinates. // Test code for Adafruit GPS modules using MTK3329/MTK3339 driver // // This code shows how to ...
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Adafruit Feather 32u4 FONA KEY Pin

I received a Adafruit Feather 32u4 FONA as a gift and have read the great, comprehensive document Adafruit put have put together surrounding pinouts, examples etc for the board. I am having issue ...
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ESP8266 light sleep - can't wake up

I am attempting to implement a light sleep mode on an esp8266 (feather huzzah) which, when a button is pressed, wakes the system up so that it can continue its normal task. I cobbled together some ...
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Grounding analogue signals through ads1115

Quick question - I have some pretty expensive gas flow sensors outputting a 0-5V signal, which need at least 2.5 KOhms minimum load. Can I connect them to the Adafruit ADS1115 breakout (ADS1115 chip, ...
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Too many amps for Step motor

I have an adafruit motor shield and attached the Nema 17 stepmotor. Now the big problem is trying to power it without it overheating. I was originally using a 12v 6a power supply but quickly switched ...