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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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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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Understanding how to power objects with a relay (featherwing, feather huzzah)

I am trying to learn how to control a relay to power various household objects. I bought a power relay shield for an adafruit feather huzzah, and I have just set up the arduino blink sketch to provide ...
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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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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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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 the speed and direction of 4 brushed dc motors with arduino uno and shield? [duplicate]

I want to use the arduino uno and the Adafruit Motor Shield v2. I'm looking for the cleanest set-up to control 4 DC brushed motors. I want to make all the motors spin CW at the same speed ...
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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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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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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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Adadfruit Trinket software not running on ATtiny85

I have an application that uses a pair of nRF24L01+ as a simple RF link between a camera PC sync output and a set of LED flashes. The important factors are power and low latency - hence the 2.4GHz. I ...
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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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Adafruit Gemma unrecognised USB device on Windows 10

I have a V2 Adafruit Gemma from the Gemma starter pack, and I'm running Windows 10 Home (version 10.0.14393), on a 64-bit laptop. Following the Introducing Gemma guide I've installed the Adafruit ...
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Is an atmega 2560 board compatible with the Adafruit Trellis?

I want to build a custom midi controller for my computer, and yes, Adafruit has a mini Untz project. For my purposes, I need more analog inputs than the Leonardo, and the only other option I can find ...
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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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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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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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How to control RC power switch with Arduino-/Adafruit-Board?

I want to control (switch on/off) a solenoid valve via an RC power switch and an Adafruit M0 Feather Bluefruit LE. The RC power switch is this one, and this is the Adafruit Board Pinout. My ...
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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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Problems connecting Adafruit Feather M0 to network

I'm trying to connect my Adafruit Feather M0 board to an existing WiFi network. Whenever I use the "ConnectWithWPA" example sketch, I receive "Attempting to connect to WPA SSID: "MyNetwork" " in the ...
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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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Error using Adafruit Feather M0

I am trying to upload an empty program on the Adafruit feather to see if it connects to my PC. So far, it isn't. I'm running a Windows 10 and I followed this guide: https://learn.adafruit.com/...
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Rfid with Adafruit fingerprint together not working in Arduino Uno

I have edited my Code and now the issue is both are working but not together #include <Key.h> #include <Keypad.h> #include <Adafruit_Fingerprint.h> #include <SD.h> #include &...
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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 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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Ooops, no LSM303 detected … Check your wiring!

History I have an Adafruit 10DOF IMU Breakout which has been working on my Mega for some time. This morning my program did not run so I starting troubleshooting. Scenario I eventually plugged the ...
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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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CC3000 gets wrong address when connecting to wireless AP

I tried using both the SparkFun and Adafruit CC3000 libraries first with what I actually wanted as a program, but when that didn't work, the examples for those libraries, and I always seem to get the ...
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Adafruit Huzzah espcomm_open failed

I recently bought an adafruit huzzah as well as a serial to usb cable to connect it to my computer running windows 10. I was able to get the board set up in arduino following the directions found here....
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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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Fingerprint sensor code won't work correctly with LCD 16x2

I am doing a fingerprint sensor that works with a 16x2 LCD. The code works correctly for the fingerprint sensor, but when I enter LCD code, the LCD works but the fingerprint stops working. I am using ...
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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 Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE and HC-05 Bluetooth module

Is it possible to connect an Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE with an HC-05 Bluetooth module? I am making a heart rate monitor using an Adafruit Feather, but it is unable to send the data to ...
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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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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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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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powering Feather with 5vdc into battery connector

I'm incorporating a HUZZAH32 (part of Adafruit's Feather line) into a small system, where it will be powered from a 5vdc power source. The obvious way to connect the 5vdc is to the USB pin (the 5v pin ...
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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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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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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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how to send data to Adafruit Bluefruit Feather (32u4) over bluetooth?

Sup yo. I have my Adafruit Bluefruit Feather all wired up. It's lovely. I've got it responding to commands over the USB serial, activating an array of octocouplers. It's terrific. Here's the ...
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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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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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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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“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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Adafruit Motor Shield steppers not turning

The Adafruit Motor Shield is connected to 2 steppers which are wired correctly and work when I just use the onestep function. I understand that I cannot drive both at once, so I am using a while loop ...
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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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Burning the Bootloader on Adafruit Feather 32u4

So, the default bootloader in Arduino is oddly set to erase EEPROM with every reboot, rendering the EEPROM, well, useless. I found where the fuses are set in the boards.txt file, but getting this ...
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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 ...