Questions tagged [arduino-pro-mini]

An Arduino Pro Mini is a small microcontroller derived from the Arduino Uno using the ATmega328. It is unique for its tiny size and the required external FTDI adapter.

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Angle measurement device with app integration [on hold]

Firstly, I’d like to apologize in advance for the long post, but I am in serious need of help. I am currently working on a project to design a novel wearable device which will act as a calisthenics ...
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Can an Arduino Pro Mini interface with a full-sized WiFi shield?

We have an Arduino Pro Mini on a breadboard connected to a 9V battery and a sensor, reading data. We also have a full-sized Adafruit WINC1500 WiFi Shield with PCB Antenna. I would like to know if they ...
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sending string from Arduino to ESP8266 works on UNO but not Pro Mini

I have a project where I am getting sensor data and sending it over to an ESP8266-01 to send to ThingSpeak. After some work I got it to work. So like I real smart person I decided to replace the ...
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Programming arduino with FT232RL, not in sync: resp=0x00

I realize this generic error has been asked about lots of times before, but I have been unable to find an answer that works for me. I have a bunch of pro mini's that I program with an FT232RL. It ...
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Can i used code written in BASIC (.hex File) to write an Arduino sketch?

Poormans Soldering Station GCBasic Code Hi, i have followed these plans to create a soldering station but changed the atmeaga chip for an Arduino Mini Pro. http://poormanelectronics.blogspot.com/p/...
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How do I feed NRF24L01 from Arduino Pro Mini?

I wanted to control speed of my four coreless DC motors using Arduino Nano. Then I realised my 3.7V 380mAh 25C and 720mAh (110mAh on picture is just to hold my battery's place) 25C LiPo batteries won'...
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Connection of a DS18B20 on a Arduino pro mini

I'm actually trying to connect a DS18B20 sensor to a homemade board build with a ATmega328P processor running with a power of 3.3V and at 8 Mhz. In order to get the address I wired the board as the ...
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FT232RL Chip pinout to flash Arduino Pro Mini [closed]

Looks I have a FTDI USB to TTL adapter that doesn't follow the standard Arduino FTDI pinout order. The chipset is FT232RL and here is the link to Amazon page. https://www.amazon.com/Adapter-Serial-...
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Why is AREF connected to a capacitor in the Arduino Pro Mini Schematic?

I'm currently looking at the Arduino Pro Mini schematic and have noticed that the pin AREF (analogue reference) is connected to a 0.1uF capacitor as shown below: I have done some research and read ...
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Is successively toggling power on and off bad for microcontrollers

Does successively turning power on and off damage an Arduino or Adafruit Audio FX Sound Board in long or short term? I build a "fairy phone" out of an old rotary phone, an Arduino Pro Mini 3v3/8Mhz, ...
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How to trigger NodeMCU sketch from Arduino Leonardo Micro Pro?

So this is probably a very simple question. I have my NodeMCU set up and working where it connects to wifi and sends a push notification. Currently it does that automatically when connected to power. ...
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Why Would Declaring a Global Variable Change How An Unrelated Conditional is Evaluated?

Here is my entire sketch. This is my first Arduino project. I included all of it because I don't know what's relevant. I am printing out to a 4-digit 7 segment display. To do that I use sprintf to ...
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How to program an Arduino pro mini using native serial port (on my mainboard)

How can I program my Pro Mini using the native RS232 Serial port on my Mainboard (aka com1). Google-ing did not really help and a quick search here for "pro mini programming com1" did not deliver ...
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Short battery life concern with Arduino Pro Mini

I am using an Arduino Pro Mini with a L293D H-bridge driver to drive a bi-directional motor. The system takes input from a capacitive sensor which is constantly looking for a trigger. I don't have any ...
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Can batteries be damaged? [closed]

I have some questions when it comes to draining batteries with low power projects. I have been making a few low power projects with Arduino Pro Minis running on batteries. Some run on single non-...
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LDC paired with Arduino locks up and freezes. Out of SPRAM?

I am making an alarm clock using a 4x20 lcd display, rtc, and Arduino Pro Mini 3.3v. I have implemented a menu system for setting the time/date that blinks the text on the lcd display to indicate that ...
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How to use the 0.91' 128*32 OLED by arduino pro mini?

I buy a OLED as picture below, I want to use https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_SSD1306 to control it. But the example of https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_SSD1306 can't be compiled. The error as ...
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Connect arduino pro mini 3.3v to 5v

Is it safe to run an arduino pro mini 3.3v by 5v? I mean directly connect 5v to vcc not raw pin.
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Timer interrupt triggers too often

The following question is based on the Arduino Pro Mini (8MHz, 3.3V) I'm in process of developing (yet another) LED strip driver shield. For that I wrote a simple control loop, that adjusts the ...
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Sending PUBX commands to GPS Board (Ublox NEO-6M) through SoftwareSerial

I am having trouble parsing NMEA sentences coming from a GY-NEO6MV2 board (https://www.cytron.io/p-gps-neo6mv2), using the TinyGPS (https://github.com/mikalhart/TinyGPS) library. The GPS board itself ...
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ATmega328P of Arduino Pro Mini not responding

While I was trying to change the fuse bits of ATmega328P of my Arduino pro mini using a USBasp device to operate it at 3.3 V/8 MHz, it failed due to the bad connection I guess. After that, ...
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GPS: Not receiving any valid output from ATGM336H

I have an Arduino Pro Mini along with a GPS Unit - ATGM336H. Below is the sketch I'm currently using: #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #include "Ublox.h" SoftwareSerial GPS(4,5); Ublox serial_gps; ...
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Flashing firmware in ft232rl

I am new with arduino and hardwares at all and I am having some problems in a project where I want to assemble the head tracker device from this project https://git.iem.at/DIY/MrHeadTracker/wikis/mrht-...
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Reducing Clock Speed increases sketch size?

I just lowered the clock speed of my arduino promini 3.3v - 328p from 8Mhz to 1Mhz on the external clock disabling the brounout detection and when I compiled I my old sketch it wouldn't upload any ...
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Strange behavior on bitwise operation

i am trying to write a simple program that writes the outputs of an accelerometer (which comes down to 3 analog inputs) onto an SD-Card. I got the hole thing working fine (sending the values as ...
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Why is Arduino Pro Mini not powering this LED?

First off, I'm very new to Arduinos and electronics in general, so feel free to explain like I'm 5. As a bit of background to this question, the project is simply using a Pro Mini to run a servo, ...
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Control solenoid valve with arduino running on battery

I built a simple setup according to this tutorial using a 9v battery (in the meantime replaced it with a 120A battery): https://www.bc-robotics.com/tutorials/controlling-a-solenoid-valve-with-arduino/ ...
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Can't power HC-05(5v) with Arduino Pro mini (3.3v)?

I am trying to use HC-05 (5V) with Arduino Pro Mini (3.3v) but I have had little success. I am using a coin cell to power the pro mini which powers it on and is working fine. But, my HC-05 doesn't ...
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What is the lowest resistance pot that is useful with an analog input?

Background I've dabbled in electronics since my parents gave me a 150-in-1 kit in the 1970's but never had formal training. My dad repaired Honeywell mainframes so taught me to solder when I was 8. I ...
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How to externally power HC-05 module with Arduino Pro Mini?

guys, I am new to arduino. I am trying to power my HC-05 (5v with regulator to 3.3v) from Arduino Pro Mini 3.3v but I can't get it to power on. There is a problem: The site I bought HC-05 from says ...
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Is there a bridge needed to connect Pro Mini 3.3v to HC-05 (level 3.3v)?

I can't understand how to connect my arduino pro mini https://www.amazon.in/gp/product/B071ZCHW5P/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 To my HC-05 Bluetooth module https://www.ebay.in/itm/...
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Arduino Pro Mini (5v) I2C pullups

I recently bought an ESP-WROOM-32 module and I want it to talk to my Pro Mini via I2C. Do I have to pull-up the lines to the 3.3v side (ESP32)? Since the Pro Mini runs at 5v, I think it's a bad idea ...
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NPN transistors level shifter [closed]

I'm going to use this for Arduino Pro Mini (5v version) to communicate with ESP32 via UART so I need level shifting. I found this circuit which uses NPN transistor and I'm also going to use it. This ...
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Did I overheat my Arduino while soldering to perfboard?

So this is the second time that I've had a circuit that worked perfectly on a breadboard, but as soon as I connected it to a perfboard and soldered the joints together, the Arduino stopped working and ...
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Can't re-write Arduino Pro Mini

I am just getting started with arduino, but I am having an issue with some 3.3V, 8Mhz Arduino Pro Minis. I am using a SparkFun FT232RL USB to Serial breakout (https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12731) ...
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Can't reprogram Arduino on protoboard (perfboard), but could program the same circuit on breadboard

So I have a circuit that works well when it's on a breadboard and without removing any pins I'm able to upload sketches, but for some reason when I transition it to a protoboard I can no longer upload ...
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Pro Mini atmega168 voltage woes

I have a fistful of Pro Mini clones with atmega168 ICs. Oddly they have 16MHz crystals. When I feed it nominal 3.7V (really 4V, but it will spend most time around 3.7) via the RAW pin, I see 2.6V on ...
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Installing Optiboot loader for pro mini 3.3V 8MHz

I have tried to install a better bootloader in some chinese Arduino pro mini boards. I have tried the OptiLoader application via an ArduinoAsISP. I failed in some way. The boards got unstable, I can ...
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Circuit works on breadboard but has power problems on protoboard

I'm building a simple circuit that takes data from an IMU (using MPU6050), sends it to a microprocessor (Arduino Pro Mini 5V) to apply data smoothing and averaging, and then this data is sent using an ...
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Controlling multiple fans using arduino uno

I'm kind of new on the field of Arduino. Although I have a question concerning multiple fan connection on 1 arduino PWM pin. The goal is to connect around 8 to 16 fans on 1 arduino pwm header pin and ...
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LoRa stops working after several hours. Arduino reset button ineffective

I am designing a master-slave LoRa link between two Arduino Pro Minis. The goal is to control a car heater a few hundred meters from my home. The master sends a command to the slave as needed. The ...
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Powering an Arduino Mini Pro using a CR2032 battery as a remote control

I'm looking into making my own remote control using an Arduino Mini Pro and some RF transceivers. The receiving end won't be a problem, but the remote will. I want to make it as small as possible and ...
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Need to control 2 DC motors powered using arduino mini and l298n from about range of 100m [closed]

I need to control 2 DC motors which are arranged with arduino mini and L298N module from a distance of 100m wirelessly, what is the easiest and cheapest way of doing so?I checked RC controllers and ...
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Analog Read gives Erratic behaviour in Struct

I'm getting some very strange behaviour from a Haptic feedback system I'm trying to make. The test code works fine as a Multiple-In One-Out in the main loop, but once I moved the code to the Struct, I ...
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ESP8266 cannot connect to an existing network after using AT command

I followed this tutorial to connect the ESP8266 to a wifi network using AT commands. I used the below schematics (without the connection between ESP's CPIO 0 and Arduino's Ground): After that, I was ...
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How can I use PWM in power saving mode (ATmega328)?

I fail to use PWM in power saving mode. The output behaves erratically. This should be possible, I guess. The following is a minimal working example: /* MWE: Cannot use PWM in any power saving ...
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Threshold to wake up signal

I have a sketch to put to sleep and wake up an Arduino Pro Mini 5V, but the problem is that sometimes when it is moved fast it wakes up itself, thing that I do not want. I have it configure to be ...
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Auto Fish Feeder

Good day, I am new to Arduino, but have made some nice projects work. I have a n issue with a Auto fish feeder. I have used a servo that I modified to run 360. I am having a issue when the Nano board ...
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Wake up arduino mini with a external signal from a rf wake up receiver

I am working in an arduino which sleeps after 1.2 seconds of running time and wake up when receiving a signal in the pin 2, but this last part is not working. I tried with the four modes of the ...
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Arduino Proto Threading Servos [closed]

I have an arduino pro mini 5v that needs to complete 2 jobs at the same time: rotate a servo based on the data from a gyroscope, and rotate another servo based on the data from a pressure sensor. I ...