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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 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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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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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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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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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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High frequency PWM on Adafruit Feather M0

I'm trying to get a Bluefruit Feather M0, which has a SAMD21G, to do high frequency PWM by accessing timer registers directly, rather than using the Arduino API to do PWM at ~1kHz or ~500Hz. Actual ...
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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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I got this ILI9341 *i 'm not sure * from ebay and i cant manage to use any librarys

I have Arduino Uno R3 i can't mange to upload code for the display . I tried to use librays from this http://www.buydisplay.com/default/arduino-2-4-inch-tft-lcd-touch-shield-li9341-library-for-mega-...
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Arduino Micro project with Bluetooth low energy

I created my project prototype with Arduino Micro and Adafruit Bluetooth low energy device. Now I need to develop the prototype to production (like a small USB device). I just need Rx, Tx, 3V pin ...
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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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Can I control an Adafruit Trinket M0 from a computer [closed]

I understand that the Adafruit Trinket M0 isn't an Arduino, but I figured it might still be appropriate here. I'll keep it simple. I have an Adafruit Trinket M0 that will be used to control an RGB led ...
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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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Getting two trinkets to talk to each other via the serial pins

I'm trying to make a quick proof of concept of two trinket M0s talking to each other via their RX and TX pins and I'm not able to get it working. I uploaded sender and receiver sketches to two ...
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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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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 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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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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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 IMU ...
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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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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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Adafruit Micro-SD breakout not initializing on MEGA 2560

] [I am having quite a bit of trouble trying to get my Arduino MEGA 2560 to read my micro-SD card. My wiring is as follows: Breakout Arduino 5v 5v Gnd Gnd CLK 52 DO ...
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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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Arduino and 2 Adafruit Fingerprint modules working together

I want to do a project with fingerprint access control. But my client wants one on both sides of the door (inside and outside). Now I am using this product Adafruit Fingerprint module but I don't want ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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cannot get low power with Adafruit Trinket

I want to get as low power use during sleep as possible with an Adafruit Trinket. Based on results presented on various places in the internet (blogs etc), I expect to be able to go down to 50 - 100 ...
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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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Circuit Playground Express & Atmel Studio 7: Issues compiling binary file

I am having trouble compiling a binary .bin file that runs on the Adafruit Circuit Playground Express via Atmel Studio 7. Context: I created an Arduino ino sketch in the Arduino IDE. The code in the ...
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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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Problem communicating with GSM module which is a Fona 3G from adafruit

My issue is fairly simple to describe but I have no idea what the problem could be. So I got my FONA 3G and immediately after taking it out of the box, I connected the battery and I wired up my FTDI ...
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Periodic noise on ESP32 ADC

I've got an Adafruit HUZZAH32 ESP32 feather board connected to my PC via USB and I'm trying to read from a voltage divider at ADC1 channel 0, powered by the 3V pin. For troubleshooting, I'm using two ...
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Arduino Atmega32U with nRF51 BLE by Adafruit limited to 5 second update rate?

Would like to ask for assistance with the code below. It's the Adafruit Bluefruit Atmega32U LE module with Adafruit's Arduino IDE example "heart-rate monitor" sketch. The code uses the hardware SPI ...
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Feather will not work if GPS is attached

I have a feather huzzah, and a feather GPS shield. The feather will not accept program code while the GPS is plugged in. I have determined this is some sort of power issue. I have a battery connected ...
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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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With the press of a button, I need to play an intro sound file, then one of 50 other sounds in order, each time a button is pressed

I need to play an intro file and one of 50 different files after it in order each time the switch is pressed, with a short delay between the intro and next file. For example let's say the intro is ...
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Need help Coding Adafruit v1 motor shield for 3 DC motors [duplicate]

My project is that I am building an animated (singing, dancing, head turning, and arm waving) snowman. I have 3 DC motors for individual functions that are to be run via Arduino Adafruit V1 card ...
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Adafruit motor shield v1 Need help Running 3 DC motors simultaneously?

My project is that I am building an animated (singing, dancing, head turning, and arm waving) snowman. I have 3 DC motors for individual functions that are to be run via Arduino Adafruit V1 card ...
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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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