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Questions tagged [arduino-nano]

The Arduino Nano is a small board based on the ATmega328 or 168. It has male headers, so it can be plugged directly into a breadboard. It is small and compact, and features a USB chip.

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Arduino Nano no serial port for MacBook Air 2013

Problem I have an Arduino Nano connected via a USB cable (Type A to Mini Type B) to my MacBook Air (Mid 2013 Model). The PWR LED is on while the arduino is connected. Opening the Arduino software, ...
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Arduino Wire Types?

I don't know what wires to get for my first Arduino project. I am planning on getting a pre-made light strip that I would control with an Arduino from across my room. Is there any specific type of ...
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Arduino Nano and a 3.3v Ethernet shield

I plan on purchasing a Nano clone, an Ethernet shield (ENC28J60), an LCD and a DHT22 humidity + temperature sensor. This will be used in a wine cellar to monitor relative humidity and temperature. ...
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Sketch not giving feedback as predicted switching from Arduino Uno to Nano

I have a sketch that works just fine on my Arduino Uno board, but somehow mess up, when I try to retrieve data from a Nano Board. I have wired a TCS230 color sensor, to get data about some colours. I ...
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How do i wire a switch to control Leds on a arduino nano

I am wiring some LED's with buttons to trigger them but i don't know if i have the wiring right? Code /* switch * * Each time the input pin goes from LOW to HIGH (e.g. because of a push-...
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Car dome light fading with arduino nano

So I'm working on my car and now I've got my sights on the electrical system. I've installed a keyless entry system and a pulse timer for the dome light. Now, I'd like to give the dome light the fade ...
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How do you wire a ssr relay to a arduino nano

I am trying to wire a fss1-102z 5v ssr relay to my arduino nano but i cant get it to work here is my circuit. It stays stuck on and i cant get it to turn off. Bluetooth control code char val; ...
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Are there any reasons to pick Nano over Micro?

Nano is from 2008, and micro from 2012. Micro seems better on every parameter, in particular in having a better (I think) microcontroller, ATMega32u4, over ATMega328P. However, all the shops I've ...
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8X8 LED not lightning up according to matrix assignment on a Arduino Nano

I'm currently trying to code a simple program that would allow me to light up an individual LED on an 8X8 LED board using a double array. Here are the problems: All the rows can ON individually ...
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What sensor would I use to get the speed or velocity of my Arduino based nav system?

I'm building a Arduino Nano based underwater navigation system using an IMU and various sensors. The only problem with this is that I cannot get the speed or velocity(at least reliably) and it would ...
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Arduino Underwater Inertial Navigation

I am working on prototyping an underwater navigation system with Arduino. It's going to be used to track movement underwater from a starting point and then be able to tell how to get back to that ...
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Using Arduino Nano as USB Host

I'm pretty new to microcontrollers and Arduino and since I can't find any satisfying information on my problem, I hope that you might answer them: My project is actually quite simple: I just want to ...
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little pump isn't working

I'm trying to use a little pump with my arduino nano: void setup () { pinMode(waterPump, OUTPUT); } ... while (val < valueWater) { Serial.println ("in while"); // testing purpose ...
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Arduino GSM Module with network GPS

I have looked through the AT command set of Arduino GSM Shield boards. I dont find any AT command that provides network GPS. I wonder what I am missing. Why isn't it possible for GSM module to provide ...
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Arduino Nano and SIM300 module for http calls for location

I am new to Arduino and SIM300/900 world. But I see that there is a possibility of building a vehicle tracker (approximate locality since I will use GPRS network location) using just these 2 boards. ...
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Arduino Nano not responding with yellow led blinking fast

Update: I started playing with a genuine Deumilanove and exactly same problem happened to it - d13 led blinking, but avrdude says stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding I uploaded a largish ...
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Arduino Micro just blinks, won't connect to PC

Edit - Sorry it's a Micro not a Nano I have a Micro board hooked up to an EasyDriver breakout using its 5V output to power the Micro. Today I plugged it in and instead of booting up like normal the ...
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Wired serial connection between two Arduinos - do they need a common Ground (GND)?

I would like to connect two Arduinos by a serial connection. Is it sufficient to connect TX1<-->RX2 and RX1<-->TX2 or do I also need to connect the GND of the two Arduinos?
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2 Arduino controller boards - 1 shared input

I'm beginning with electronics and don't have all the good reflexes yet. So here is my question: Can I do what I did here? can i do this http://www.movod-design.com/forum_img/canIDoThis.jpg Do I ...
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RF missing characters

I've got two arduino nano devices connected via RF 433 MHz. The modules are MX-05V and MX-FS-03V. I'm using VirtualWire for sending and receiving. The speed is set to 1000 bps. One has got a pir ...
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Sending data from a GUI to an Arduino nano via USB

Can somebody point me in the right direction for information on sending data to an Arduino nano? My project is to send data that is updated from a GUI (presently written in Python) to an Arduino nano ...
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Arduino stopwatch, which board to use?

I am planning on making a simple stopwatch with: A display One or two additional buttons to start the stopwatch and stop the stopwatch and maybe reset it. The problem is that it has to be as small ...
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Building Arduino Nano from components

At this stage, my finalized design includes Arduino Nano 3.0, a breakout board and a few electrical components on a breadboard. Will there be an appreciable cost savings from not buying a ready-made ...
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What is the maximum power consumption of the Arduino Nano 3.0?

What is the maximum power consumption (in mW) of the Arduino Nano 3.0, when it is running in its default state (at 16MHz, no LEDs removed) and powered by an external regulated 5V supply so it bypasses ...
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Serial port /dev/cu.usbmodemfa131 vs /dev/cu.usbserial-A702NY8S

On Mac OSX Mavericks, why does Arduino Uno uses serial port named /dev/cu.usbmodemfa131 while Arduino Nano uses /dev/cu.usbserial-A702NY8S? Are they using different FTDI drivers?
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Opamp for amplifying 1V signal voltage to 2V

I'm doing my first electronics project where a signal that varies between -1 to 1 V is going into an analog pin on the Arduino. The amplified signal has to be read as fast as possible by Arduino. The ...
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Reading a varying voltage into Arduino

Using an Arduino Nano and a current transformer (CT), I'm trying to sense the current flowing through a 120 V 60 Hz line. Circuit CT outputs 0-1&nbsp;V according to its specifications....
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Arduino unable to read from XBee Series 2

An XBee Series 2 is set to Router AT whose TX and RX pins are connected to an Arduino Nano's Rx and Tx pins respectively. The Arduino is connected to a Mac OSX via USB. A second XBee Series 2 is ...
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Most compact method of powering Arduino from wall socket

There are a lot of methods to power an Arduino from a large range of voltages: USB cable from PC or from a phone charger or an USB hub step down converters step up converters switching power supply ...
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Arduino Nano uploading gives error: avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

I have a Arduino Nano (Sainsmart) that I'm trying to upload a sketch to. Under the Arduino IDE, the device selected was Arduino Nano w/ ATmega328. However uploading the sketch gives me the error ...
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Arduino LED matrix and 2D array, data seems to be corrupting

Duplicate of this question I'm trying to drive an 8x8 LED matrix with an arduino nano, but I can't get the LEDs to display what I tell it to. I'm using this LED Matrix Here's my code: int row1 = 2;...
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Is there a semi-permanent way to attach wires to the Nano?

At least for prototyping, is there a semi-permanent way to attach wires to the Nano posts? And yes, usually the Nano is hanging in free space by its wires (yes I know, quick and dirty, should be ...