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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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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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MacBook + BLE Microcontroller Incompatibility?

I've programmed an Adafruit Feather nRF52840 board to send MIDI signals to my computer via BLE. I can confirm that the board pairs successfully with an Android phone and a Windows PC, but my laptop (...
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Using Johnny-five API with RFID Controller Shield

Is it possible to use the Adafruit PN532 NFC/RFID Controller Shield with the Johnny Five API? I've searched the depths of google and I'm unable to find anything so far. If it is possible, how can I go ...
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Why won't Wifi Shield detect any networks? Even really close

I just purchased an Adafruit Wifi Shield CC3300 and strapped it onto my Arduino Uno board. I'm running this basic sketch that I found to test the functionality of the Wifi Shield: http://arduino.cc/...
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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 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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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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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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Code stuck on mag.getEvent(&event); in HMC5833L Compass

Last week I created some code in which I can run a Ublox GPS NEO-6 and a magnetometer HMC5883L together. Which at the time worked brilliantly. Yesterday I have attempted to run the code again, with ...
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Adafruit Huzzah Feather not resetting and serial monitor garbage

Hi there, I have an Adafruit Huzzah Feather project laid out as you can see in the diagram above. Currently I am having trouble getting it to reliably reset and start the sketch. More often than ...
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Wiring Feather Huzzah ESP8266 to Monochrome 1.3" 128x64 LCD

I'm new to Arduino and the pinouts for the Adafruit 938 LCD doesn't seem to match the pinouts that I looked up for the Huzzah ESP8266. Does anyone know the proper pinout for this display and the ...
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Turn on one by one the LEDs of a Neopixel rgb LEDs strip for each detection at the same distance from an Ultrasonic Distance Sensor (HC-SR04)

For this project I seek to create a counter of water glasses we drank throughout the day. I use for this an Arduino UNO card, a Piezo buzzer and a Neopixel rgb LEDs strip (5 LEDs for this test). ...
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Is something wrong with my Adafruit motor shield?

I think something may be wrong with my shield, as I looked at the other forums related to this question and still can not get help. I know that I can't run it from a 9V source by itself, as the ...
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Upload custom trinket firmware

I'd like to disable the trinket 10-second bootloader when powered up, so it will just begin running the program. I would still like to be able to press the reset button to re-program it. I found an ...
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How to attach Arduino MKR1000 to a shield meant for Arduino UNO?

I have an Arduino MKR1000 and need to interface it to an Adafruit Music Maker shield, which has pinouts for an Arduino UNO. Maybe I'll have to attach female headers, and then jumper pins over. Which ...
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Debugging arduino shield for varying voltage

I'm using this motor shield for arduino from adafruit. It says it can drive 4 DC motors with it. However, two terminals M3 & M4 (as marked in the image) seem to be supplying lesser voltage. To ...
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Adafruit Trinket 3v with LED matrix backpack producing error

I have been wanting to create a Arduino watch. I built the circuit with an Adafruit Trinket 3v and an Adafruit LED matrix backpack (8*8). When I try to upload this example code: /*********************...
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Refine Colorview Code

How would I refine this to only recognize red and green? I don't need the full functionality of this code, just the ability to distinguish between red and green, and output that respectively. I also ...
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Adafruit motor shield 1 and Arduino Pro Mini

Can any one tell me how to connect Adafruit motor shield v 1.0 with Arduino Pro Mini 5v 8 Mhz. Motor shield uses which pins as I want to replace my Arduino UNO to Pro Mini and need re-wiring. Tried it ...
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Sparkfun Red board and CC3000 shield not allowing multiple HTTP_GET requests.

I have a SparkFun Red board (Arduino Uno R3) with a SparkFun CC3000 shield attached. I am trying to post data to the "data.sparkfun.com" service in order to test a basic Wifi data logger. I am using ...
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display.begin(); function breaks working code

I've been setting up a system using an Arduino Uno board that reads from both an Adafruit MPU6050 6-way gyroscope and accelerometer and an Adafruit NAU7802 connected to a load sensor. I have code for ...
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Adafruit Si4713/IDE not working

My IDE shows "Adafruit Radio - Si4713 Test", but without "RDS on!", which is supposed to show up. The radio I use (Inscabin M60) shows static. Am I doing something wrong? Adafruit ...
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Code not displaying/working DFRobot SIM808 shield data on Adafruit 1.69" ST7789 rounded screen

I have been having trouble with the code below not display and possibly not working and or looping. Before making changes to my code I had a problem where the Serial monitor would print up to "...
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How to prevent the application code from getting stuck in forever loop when using SerialFlash library in Arduino-Adafruit framework

I have been working on a project that runs on Adafruit's Bluefruit nRF52 board. I used the SerialFlash library for Arduino provided by Paul Stoffregen: https://github.com/PaulStoffregen/SerialFlash....
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Unable to use RF M4 Receiver with servo motor

I am trying to control a servo motor with the following code: #include <Servo.h> Servo servo; int const inputPin = 3; void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); servo.attach(9); pinMode(...
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How to use an Arduino to play audio from an Adafruit Soundboard using audio file name

I'm trying to control an adafruit soundboard with my elegoo uno R3. I'm a beginner programer and I'm trying to get the soundboard to play a sound file by name when I press a button. I have confirmed ...
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Arduino UNO and PCA9685 - Problem with external power supply

I am totally desperate and hope you can help me. I've been building a project for a while where I have to control several servos. For this I bought some MG996R servos and a PCA9685 16-Channel Servo ...
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RTClib.h problem

In Library Manager RTClib and DS3231 work somehow with older versions. RTC time can picked only once and then it give bullshit. Using newest versions screen is empty. In picture first time is right, ...
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How to correctly use SSL certs with the Adafruit SIM800H

I am trying to use a Adafruit Sim800H to connect to Azure using MQTT with an SSL certificate. My first step is trying to put a new SSL certificate onto the board. To do this I am using this example ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Arduino Nano 33 BLE work with its Bluetooth and GPS synchronously?

I am using Arduino nano 33 Sense BLE in which I want GPS to run and display its location . The GPS module which I am using is Adafruit GPS. I want both Bluetooth and GPS to run synchronously. But only ...
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STM32F103 (Blue Pill) with stm32duino + BME280 + SSD1306 strange behavior

I'm going crazy trying to understand some strange reads from BME280 sensor. With this code: #include <SPI.h> #include <Wire.h> #include <Adafruit_GFX.h> #include <...
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Subscribing to Bluefruit LE Friend with ArduinoBLE not working

I've been using an Arduino Nano 33 BLE to communicate with my PC over the BlueFruit LE Friend's UART characteristic. Using the default ArduinoBLE library, I'm able to connect to the BlueFruit from the ...
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