Questions tagged [analogread]

A standard Arduino function for detecting the voltage on an analog pin via ADC.

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ADC register always returning high

Regardless of whatever voltage at A0, the software is always returning high (1023) volatile unsigned char* ADmux = (unsigned char*) 0x7C; volatile unsigned char* ADCSRa = (unsigned char*) 0x7A; ...
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Measuring 12 V via voltage divider: choosing the right resistors

I want to measure a 9 V battery via one of the analog input ports of my Arduino Nano. From all the schemes of this great answer, I choose the simplest one, the voltage divider. Assuming the maximum ...
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Variable sets to 32767 - MATLAB Arduino

I am running out of ideas of what may be causing this problem, and I would appreciate some help identifying anything I am overlooking. Quick Problem Summary A variable gets set to 32767 quite often ...
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Noise on piezo analog read due to Arduino power supply

I am making a device that measures temperature and vibrations and records the values onto an SD card. It will be a standalone device. The hardware used: - Arduino Uno - PCF8523 RTC clock - MAX3186 + ...
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Specific ports on Teensy 3.6 not reading correct bit resolution using ADC library?

I have a basic circuit, where I'm reading analog values from 14 infrared receivers. I set the bit resolution to 16 but specific ports are returning 10 bit values (from 0 - 1024) instead of 16 bit ...
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ignoring potentiometer value variations

I've got a 50k potentiometer connected to an Arduino Uno. The user should adjust the hue of an Adafruit NeoPixelStrip. I've got the following code inside the loop function: int hue = analogRead(...
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Sound sensor's output stucks to high values when I include a delay in the loop function

I use Waveshare's Sound Sensor module. I use this simple code to test the module: As you can see, the problem is that when I have a delay in the program, once the analogRead is bigger than 10 (by ...
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Mapping values from analog input giving unexpected values?

Mega 2560 I am reading in values from 3 pots then mapping them to values between 0 - 255 #define REDPIN 7 #define GREENPIN 8 #define BLUEPIN 9 int red_pot = A0; // analog pin used to connect ...
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Temperature varations using ADS1115 and voltage divider to read 12v

I have an issue with reading battery voltages of three 12 volt batteries using an ESP-01 and an ADS1115. I have been graphing the measurements and the all of the graphs have a temperature component ...
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Noisy analogRead

I'm trying to read voltage using Arduino, here's the code: float r1 = 99700; float r2 = 10004; float adc, voltage; unsigned long analog; void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); analogReference(...
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Strange cyclic errors in analogRead on Nano

I am trying to build an emergency shutdown of a gas valve based on the output of a smoke detector. It basically measures the voltage on the buzzer of the smoke detector, and if high enough, changes ...
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Playing Audio from SD - Get VU, or audio waveform

I am using the library SimpleSDAudio to play a song from my SD card to an op-amp later in the circuit. I would like to take a sample from the audio pin (possibly with a Analog read) to power some ...
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Not getting any output from ECG sensor AD8232

I am trying for the beginning to run a simple Arduino code in order to test the functionality of the ECG sensor. What I am getting on the output are some random values around 600 or around 200. I ...
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Buzzer interfere with thermistor reading

This is how i wired the thermistor and buzzer: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab And the code: #define RT0 10000 #define B 3977 #define R 10000 float RT, VR, ln, TX, ...
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ESP32 PH probe analogRead Value Alternating

i got an ESP32 WROOM32-OLED with a PH-Probe hooked up to it (PIN39). When i short the probe interfcace to get a PH07 reading (connecting the middle of the probe interface to ground) i get really ...
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Increasing range of a DC-offset signal (software)

I am trying to read a signal with a DC offset of 511 (as seen by the ADC). The signal's tiny with regards to the offset, and I'm feeding it to a library that does a Fourier transform on it. It comes ...
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Can HC-05 Continuously Stream data and read data at the same time?

I am trying to have my Arduino Stream an Analog Signal using Bluetooth Module (HC-05) while being able to read commands from another Micro-controller using the same Bluetooth Module. Currently, I am ...
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Why do all analog pins measure the same value?

I measure 2 analog pins: A4 and A5. The A5 pin is connected to another Arduino's digital out (through a 10k resistor) which has a simple program: 5ms on and 100ms off. The A4 pin is not connected ...
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Using case statement with IR emitter reciever

I am trying to use two "infrared obstacle avoidance modules" to work with the following sketch. From all my research, I believe, a case statement is my best option because, (I understand) the sketch ...
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Calculate statistic in EEPROM

I've search on how to do statistic calculation in EEPROM, but non related. The data that I stored in EEPROM is body temperature. Currently I stored the data using float. Below is my code for data ...
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analogRead Function AC Voltage Reading Capabilities

Usually when you sense AC voltage, you get a sinusoidal waveform. However, for AC voltage sources, Arduino analogRead ( ) only presents positive voltage values. So what's basically happening? Is it ...
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AC Voltage Sensing using Arduino Uno

Is it possible to sense AC Voltage using analog input for Arduino Uno or can it only read DC? I mean I've tried connecting an AC voltage source to analog and I'm reading some numbers. However, I don'...
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analogRead() output oscillates even though the pin is grounded

I'm using Arduino Micro to read from 5 flex sensors and display the corresponding angles to the Serial monitor. I am currently having quite some problems with the oscillating values I am getting from ...
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Help combining digital and analog code in arduino programming

So I'm making a device that does 3 things, Measures frequency of an audio signal through a microphone Checks whether there is a weight placed on a pressure pad (my pressure sensor works through the ...
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Electret microphone board strange offset using Arduino

I'm experimenting with an electret microphone, specifically this one. I put it on my scope and I see what I expect - a really small voltage, typically under 20mV, that varies appropriately with sound....
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Value read is not changing while rotating pot in arduino?

I am trying to read voltage using analogRead in Arduino Uno from a voltage divider circuit consisting of 1k resistor and 10k pot. The Pot used is bourns 3296. The values obtained only range from 1011 ...
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How to drive Arduino UNO as a counter triggered by 555 timer's output (astable mode)

I have an Arduino Uno and a 555 timer configured to astable mode. What I'm trying to do is to program my Arduino to increase a "counter" variable (counter++) everytime it gets triggered by 555 timer'...
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How to convert digital signal to analog value

I have spwm output from arduino, and when i read on analogread it shows only 1023 and 0, because it is digital signal. Is there any way to convert these spwm value into analog value reading
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Why UDP does not work after analogRead() on esp8266-12N module? [duplicate]

Consider my loop() in Arduino be: void loop(){ for(int i = 0; i<100; i++){ Value[i] = analogRead(A0); delayMicroseconds(62); } //delay(2) //when I use this line esp8266 works properly ...
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Analog reading with noise - Arduino Uno VS ESP12e

I was testing analog output from a microphone (Max9814) with an Arduino Uno, which came with nice results. The output provided by the microphone is converted into sound and is loud and clear. Setup: (...
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Ardunio Mega/ATmega2560: Using Port F or K for both analog inputs and digital outputs

On an ATmega2560, can ports have some pins used for analog inputs but others as digtial i/o? Specifically, I only need to use 3-5 analog inputs but have many digital inputs. I would like to use the ...
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Measuring Amplitude/Frequency of sound

I need to read an analog signal at about 500-1000Hz for at least 5 seconds. I've a battery powered microphone wired into an analog and ground pin on my arduino and am trying to measure the frequency ...
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making power harmonics analyser which will measure the amplitudes of the fundamental and its multiples (like 50hz, 100hz, 150hz,200 hz,…) there are)

i have been intendng to make a power frequency harmonics analyser which will measure the amplitudes of the fundamental and its multiples (like 50hz, 100hz, 150hz,200 hz,...) there are examples for ...
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Measure small capacitances with ATtiny85 (Digispark board)

I have successfully run the code provided here on an Arduino Nano. If nothing is connected, it will output a very small capacitance (~ 1 pF). Then I tried to migrate the code to the ATtiny85 (using ...
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What data type are the analog pin labels (A0, A1, etc)?

Arduino Mega I would like to have an array containing analog pin labels something like... int analog_pins[] = {A0, A1, A2, A3}; int num_analog_pins = sizeof(analog_pins) / sizeof(analog_pins[0]); ...
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How to read analog pins from a second Arduino

I've run out of analog pins on Arduino Uno and don't have time to order new parts. I've heard you can connect two Arduinos and I have access to another UNO. If I did that, could I read the analog pins ...
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Arduino analogRead fluctuates from sensor unless USB connected

I have an Arduino connected to a 4-20 mA sensor through a current to voltage converter. When connected to the power supply the sensor reading fluctuates, as soon as I also connect it to a USB port it ...
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Can I read using an analog pin on an arduino Mega whether or not there is a high (5v) voltage on a wire from another board's digital pin?

I am making a peer-to-peer network of initiating devices and a common hub, which controls most of the hardware. It sends a number over Serial to Mega's Serial1 (Mega's Serial is used for communicating ...
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Would a 100KΩ resistor connected to ground pull an open analog line down to 0

I have a project that has a photoresistor wired into a voltage divider and connected through a 3.5mm “stereo mini plug”. When nothing is in the mini plug, the analog line is an open circuit, and ...
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How to map integer values and round to a count of tens/thousands?

I'm mapping a potentiometer from 0-1023 to 1000-120000 (1 sec to 2 minutes) for a timer, like: maxDelay = map (pot2, 0, 1023, 1000, 120000); Both variables are integers. Now I would like to convert/...
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How to re-construct audio from series of analog integer input?

I'm trying to learn how to stream audio from the A0 pin of an ESP8266 NodeMCU board via UDP socket connection over to another windows computer that uses pyaudio to play it. At the moment, all I get ...
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AnalogRead value constant for a varying voltage (for LED brightness variation)

Having the 11~ pin on OUTPUT mode that delivers a varying voltage (from 0 to 5 : 0 to 255). and the A0 pin on INPUT mode to read the voltage, I find that the value read by A0 being either 0 or 1016 ...
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Analog output gives a close range of values

I try to get a good range of values from VMA309 sound sensor. However, when I connect it properly it gives me a range of values +/-5 like below. The documentation says it should give numbers ...
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Reading Multiple Analog Input Pins

I am having a bit of trouble trying to read multiple Analog Input Pins (A0 and A3, in this instance). I am using a Pololu A-Star 32U4 LV Robot Controller (https://www.pololu.com/product/3116), and am ...
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Cannot get esp8266 - 12 wifi module to always read analogRead incoming voltage accurately

So I have and arduino uno that is firing an output on pin 8. This code is not in this file just to be clear. From there Im taking that output and using it to fire pin 0 on the wifi module. Im using ...
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Differing behaviour from Arduino Nano when plugged into laptop vs power source

Well here's a weird one. I'm monitoring a mic on an analog pin of an Arduino Nano and using the variation in voltage to control and LED. When plugged in to my Laptop (USB 3, 500ma available, the ...
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Reading analog value while generating PWM signal

I'm trying to generate dim two LED strips simultaneously by generating two PWM signals based on potentionmeter value. The pot sets how bright each of the LED strips will be. To drive this I'm using ...
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Unstable analog sensor readout

I have the Arduino Uno (non-original replica) board, general SPI lcd, and GUVA-S12SD analog UV sensor module. The board (powered via USB) reads the data from the analog pin 0, converts it to voltage (...
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How to boil down analog input to just three cases?

I am investigating the use of a 3-position-switch for one of my projects to switch between different settings using just one analog input pin. For the three positions I am using ground/0V, ~2.5V (via ...
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Can a 150 PSI Pressure Transducer accurately measure up to 30 - 40 PSI? [closed]

I have an Arduino project which requires reading pressure data from a pipe. The best pressure transducer I have been able to find is this one. Seeing as though its max pressure is 150/200 PSI, will ...