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Flash HEX onto an Arduino board

The scenario: I have built a device off an Adafruit nRF52840 and I need a way to deploy firmware updates. I have delivered the device to my end user and will need to periodically send him updates. I ...
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Adafruit fingerprint code explanation

I am trying to understand what this piece of code does. I am not sure about that. The main code goes into the fingerprint sensor and reads the data and dumps the hexadecimal signature for the ...
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Issue displaying on Adafruit display when enabling GSM communication

I am trying to write to the adafruit display using Arduino MKR1500 when it is connected to the internet. The issue I am facing is when I add the code to connect to the cloud, the display stops working....
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How to fade LED in a defined time using FastLED

I'm using FastLED library, Arduino Nano and 5 addressable LEDs (WS2812B). I'd like to create the sequence in the image attached. (all in white color for example) I know how to turn ON each LED every 0....
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Driver configuration not showing the right numbers on the Graphics Test example's serial monitor for Adafruit IlI9341 library

I have a 2.8" Color TFT Touchscreen from Adafruit, and I'm currently trying to set it up. I've been following this guide to set up the screen. The screen powers on when connected to power, but it'...
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Adafruit Thermal Printer unwanted gradient

I have thermal printer from adafruit and when printing images I have problems getting a proper black. I tried playing with the dot print time and the dot feed time using the setTimes function, but ...
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How to use 5v and 12v addressable led strip together

Hi guys I’m new to this forum and also not much experience about led lights question already asked but didn’t get any detailed answer I want to know can I provide working data signal to 2 different 5v ...
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SD Card Library interferes with Adafruit

Im currently working on a datalogger that uses oled i2c displays and current sensors. Both of them uses adafruit libraries. To write the data, im using arduino's sd library, but somehow, the sd ...
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Calibrating Adafruit TCS34725 for RGB colors

I am new to Arduino. I am currently working on a project which requires color detection using the TCS34725 Adafruit sensor module. For the project, I need to calibrate the sensor with RGB colors. ...
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HX711 Ridiculous speeds

I'm using a SparkFun HX711 board and an Adafruit AdaLogger (M0) Featherboard. I have cut the trace on the back of the HX711 to get a faster data rate (should be about 80 sps). I did this by reviewing ...
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Adafruit OLED 7 Pin Display - Abbreviations

I can't remember for the life of me how exactly I set up this screen in previous models, partially because the references I'm using in my code have different names from the pins on the Adafruit ...
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Adafruit soundboard with esp32

Board: ESP32 Development Board I am trying to get the adafruit soundboard code to work on my ESP32. I have installed espSoftwareSerial but I keep getting errors with their sample code. I receive ...
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Servo make partial rotation and stop working automatically

I'm using this board in my robotic arm project: Adafruit PCA9685 16-Channel Servo Driver ( https://learn.adafruit.com/16-channel-pwm-servo-driver/using-the-adafruit-library) I've connected all of my ...
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DHT-sensor-library-master

I only uploaded the library to check whether it has installed correctly. It's installed and i am having this error. Using library DHT-sensor-library-master at version 1.4.1 in folder: C:\Users\Mcniven\...
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Adafruit CCS811 Air Quality Sensor

in my arduino project I use the Adafruit CCS811 Air Quality Sensor Breakout - VOC and eCO2, I need the references and sizes of these components, knowing that I have found the electrical diagram but ...
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Send sensor data through GATT with Adafruit Bluefruit

I have the BLE Module Adafruit ItsyBitsy nRF52840 Express and I want to send sensor values from a Hallsensor to my computer. I was able to have the right data checking with the Serial monitor. int ...
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AT42QT1070 TOUCH SENSOR SENSITIVITY INCREASE

i AM USING AT2QT1070 TOUCH SENSOR IN STANDALONE MODE. HOW CAN I INCREASE THE SENSTIVITY OF THE CAPACITIVE TOUCH PNS. i NEED RANGE BEYOND 7MM?
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How do I set up communication between the "Seeeduino Xiao" and the "Adafruit Bluefruit LE UART Friend - Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)"?

I've seen normal Arduino boards connecting to it no problem (Uno, Nano, etc.). I'm trying to connect it to my Seeeduino Xiao. It has UART compatible pins, so I'm fairly certain wiring isn't an issue. ...
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Error Compiling for board Arduino Nano while using Adafruit GFX

Whys is this happening to me?? I have to meet a deadline please help!! Here is my code. #include <SPI.h> #include <Wire.h> #include <Adafruit_GFX.h> #include <Adafruit_SSD1306.h&...
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Adafruit IO and esp32

If you have some time I would need some help. I'm using esp32 wroom and Arduino IDE, and I have a problem with practically all of the examples simply because esp never connects to the IO. At first, a ...
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Use I2C to control one of three DS3502 Adafruit digital potentiometers on the same I2C bus

My teammate and I recently purchased a handful of DS3502 digital potentiometers (https://learn.adafruit.com/ds3502-i2c-potentiometer/pinouts) from Adafruit, and we'd like to be able to control them ...
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Configure Trinket M0 as I2C peripheral

I am trying to use I2C to communicate between my XBee3 (controller) and an adafruit trinket m0 (peripheral). I'm pretty confident I have the modules connected properly (trinket SCL/pin 2 to xbee SCL/...
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How do I make my motors speed change?

I'm using an Adafruit V1 Motor Shield for coding two 12 volt DC motors. In my code I'm changing the set speed, but the motors still seem to be going the same speed, which is really fast, and I want ...
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'class Adafruit_SPIDevice' has no member named 'endTransaction'

So what I have done is followed all of the instructions in the following link: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-pygamer/setup and have managed to get all the way up to https://learn.adafruit.com/...
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Adafruit_Arcada' does not name a type;

I am trying to program an adafruit pygamer (which says it's compatible with Arduino). I have added the ZIP folder for the library into the library folder om my PC where all of my folders are supposed ...
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Why am I getting a "SendCommand was not declared" Error

#include <Adafruit_Fingerprint.h> #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include <LiquidCrystal.h> uint8_t id; int getFingerprintIDez(); //pin #16 is IN from sensor (GREEN wire) //pin #15 is ...
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MQTT connection not being recognised in void loop()

I am trying to publish MPU 9250 readings in the Adafruit IO sending the data from ESP32. The WiFi connection is being established, but the code is not going inside the if(mqtt.connected()) inside the ...
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Can a 0.2V voltage drop (i.e. from 5.0V to 4.8V) cause Arduino to stop working?

I want to log wind speed, using adafruit anemometers (https://www.adafruit.com/product/1733) at three different levels. For this, I have connected an Arduino UNO with an SD logger shield (Shield ...
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Finding Relatively Accurate Velocity Using an IMU

I am currently working on a project where I am trying to accurately find velocity in a handheld device using an IMU for about 30 seconds. I have been having major issues doing this because of large ...
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How to change the update rate in TinyGPS++?

I am working with TinyGPS++ library and Arduino-nano and I want to change the update rate. I worked before with Adafruit GPS and uses the below code for updating it. // Set the update rate GPS....
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NP532 doesn't detect NTAG213 tag

I'm using a PN532 module to read/write NTAG213 tags. They both should be working at 13.56 MHZ, and Adafruit should support these tags in their library. The Arduino Uno board and the module are ...
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How do i make my DC motors run simultaneously?

Im coding an adafruit motor shield for 3 DC motors to go forward & backwards, and so my concern is why only my motor3 is running the whole time and motors 1 & 2 are switching off meaning 1 ...
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Why doesn't LCD 16x2 work with fingerprint sensor code?

When I separate fingerprint code and LCD code it works fine. sensor read 6 templates which I already stored 6 fingers ID. When I combine the code it read 0 templates. #include <Adafruit_Fingerprint....
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Can't change pins in AM2320 code, types mismatch

I took a simple A2320 temperature sensor and connected it not to A4/A5, but to A1/A0 pins. SDA => A1, SCL => A0. (In C code they are number 15 and 14). But I can't call the library to take ...
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Pass Color to a function without using a specific Adafruit_NeoPixel

I'm initializing my strips as an array: // Declare NeoPixel strip array: Adafruit_NeoPixel strip[] = { Adafruit_NeoPixel(LED_COUNT[0], LED_PIN[0], NEO_RGBW + NEO_KHZ800), Adafruit_NeoPixel(...
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Adafruit_LEDBackpack library interfering with analog input reading

I'm trying to do something I think would be simple. I'd like to read the input of a electret microphone board and update the Adafruit 24-segment LED Bar Graph. I got each individual item working ...
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I want to create 10 levels with one button but this code shows only level 1?

#include <Adafruit_NeoPixel.h> const int PIN = 4; const int NUMPIXELS = 10; const int BUTTONPIN = 6; int buttonState = 0; int PINState = 0; int level = 1; int dt = 100; Adafruit_NeoPixel pixels(...
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AFMotor.h Throws Multiple Errors

I'm trying to get AFMotor.h working on an Arduino Uno Wifi Rev2 with a L293D Motor Shield. However, when I install the library (regardless of whether I do it using the in-built library manager or by ...
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iterate through 8 thermocouple sensors (MAX31856)

I have 8xMAX31856 and I am trying to use the Adafruit library. Instead of writing all 8 thermocouple channels each time in code (and wasting memory), I want to store the objects in an array and loop ...
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Adafruit/Arduino SAMD BSP package and adding SAME51 compatibilty

I am trying to make a SAME51 variant of an arduino board, in the end I would like to have an arduino compatible board, BSP, and library for controlling canbus. I have already gone through some things, ...
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Arduino fingerprint Scanner stop loop after enroll or delete

How can I stop the loop when I enroll a fingerprint to the module? The loop is stuck in enrolling fingerprint even it was already done. The result I want was after the enrollment of fingerprint, it ...
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Adafruit IO + Esp-Now

So i am using adafruit io and esp-now on an esp32 to recieve voice commands from the internet and sensor values from another esp32. Independently, they both work quite fast but together the esp-now ...
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Cannot successfully implement singleton

I have spent the better part of today trying to figure out why I can't get this to work... I have this project where, because of previous design considerations, have implemented a singleton class that ...
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Is it possible to use Adafruit's Circuit Playground Express's 2MB storage in Arduino IDE?

I understand that the extra 2MB of memory is for circuit python. However, I wouldn't mind having access to 2MB of storage and using the Arduino IDE/low level C to access it. Is that possible? If so,...
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Trying to understand AccelStepper constant speed

I'm starting to learn the AccelStepper library for controlling stepper motors for a project I'm working on. I'm able to get the stepper motors running with the basic examples that use acceleration. I ...
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GPS date and time not displaying correctly in Arduino Uno,NEO6M GPS module

I am learning how the Arduino and GPS module work so I can apply it to another project. My components are an Arduino Uno, NEO-6M GPS module, and a Adafruit 1.8" TFT display. The code did not work ...
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How to use capactive touch on Adafruit board in Arduino mode?

I have a Trinket M0 which has three pins capable of capacitive touch, A0, A3, and A4. When using CircuitPython on these boards you can use the CapTouch Library. But as far as I can tell this does not ...
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Can anyone find out why when I run this code for a GPS and BME680 sensor I have no errors but nothing happens

Here is the code #include <Wire.h> #include <SPI.h> #include <Adafruit_Sensor.h> #include "Adafruit_BME680.h" #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #define BME_SCK 13 #define ...
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Adafruit v2.3 Motor Shield Initialization Failure

I would appreciate any help solving this as I have spent several hours trying to debug. My code seems to stop when I get to the initialization of the motor shield. motorShield.begin(); #include <...
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Trying to draw a bitmap to an LED matrix only draws the left half

I'm EXTREMELY new to Arduino and fairly new to programming as a whole, but I thought it would be fun to try and write a program that draws arbitrary 1-bit bitmaps to an LED matrix using the Adafruit ...

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