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Questions tagged [arduino-mega]

A microcontroller board based on the ATmega2560 or 1280 chip. Use this tag for questions specifically regarding the Mega, and not just general Arduino usage.

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Reading three signals sent serially on Simulink from Arduino

I am sending three signals from one arduino mega to another using xbees. On the receiving end I am using these signals in a Simulink code to control servo motors. Currently it is set up to read from ...
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Arduino Mega timeout communication with programmer error

I have an Arduino Mega 2560 and it was working fine until about lunch time when I started getting this error: avrdude: stk500v2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout avrdude: stk500v2_getsync(): timeout ...
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3.3V, 5V and 9V pins on Arduino

On my Arduino Uno R3 and Arduino Mega R3, there are 5V and 3.3V pins. However on this page Introduction to the Arduino Board, there is a 5V and 9V pin but no 3.3V pin. The page at Arduino: What ...
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How can I rename how my Arduino shows up on the computer?

I have a clone of a Mega 2560, and the Chinese manufacture apparently had a broken shift key. To my annoyance, whenever I connect it to my computer it reads, arduino compatible mega 2560. With my ...
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How can I get a unique ID for all my Arduino boards?

Once you have uploaded a sketch to one of your Arduino boards, it is hard to know exactly what source code led to that sketch. Indeed, you may change the source code of your sketch on your PC without ...
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Using the Waspmote Sensor Board

Spanish company Libelium makes this pretty impressive sensor board: http://www.libelium.com/products/waspmote/sensors/ for their Waspmote series of boards. These are not meant for Arduino ...