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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Maximum UART bus speed with a microcontroller clock frequency of 8mHz and 3.3V supply?

I have an Arduino Pro Mini running at 8mHz with 3.3V supply. I plan to connect it to the RS-485 transceiver (MAX14783E). Tell me, is UART permissible at 115200Baud on a microcontroller with a clock ...
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MP3 File through ARDUINO

Hey question is that it is possible to play MP3 file in arduino without changing it into .wav file if possible ,then your suggestions are welcome Thanks
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Can only program Pro Mini board once then error getsync()

I am 100% new to Arduino. I am using the Pro Mini 328P 3.3v 8mhz board. I can successfully write to the board once with the Blink program. I set the FTDI to 3.3v jumper. It works. Then if I try to ...
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Sketch works on Arduino nano but not Pro Mini

I have a simple test sketch to run for my led aquarium: #include <IRremote.h> #include <IRremoteInt.h> IRsend irsend; void setup() { } void loop() { irsend.sendNEC(0xF7C03F, 32); ...
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How can I receive signal from remote control using tcrt5000 sensor module

how can I use tcrt5000 sensor module instead of TSOP31238 (TSOP1738) IR receiver to get signal from remote control? I want to create remote control for my PC to navigate through my slide shows. Thanks ...
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HX711 with NodeMcu

I am trying to make a scale that measuring weight. In internet i did some researches so i got some questions. I have this module as a HX711 And square 3 wired loadcells( Red,White,Black Wired). My ...
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CNY70 from 3.3v instead of 5v?

I would like to use a CNY70 with arduino that is not 5v but 3.3v powered. On the web there most tutorials use 5v and 200 + 10k resistors (e.g. here and here). So as far as I understand for 3.3v I ...
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DS3231 OSF register changing without lost date

Dears, I have an logger prototype with arduino and ds3231 breadboard. My code check periodically OSF register to check if oscillator is/was stopped, as informed in datasheet. I turn on my logger, ...
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How to set cables to connect Cp2102 to Pro Mini?

How to connect the cables in order to program the pro mini with the CP2102 usb interface ? The TX RX and GND is easy, but I am not sure about the RST, DTR, DST, etc I attached the images of both. ...
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Choosing between ESP32 and Arduino Pro Mini

This is probably a fundamental question but I am hoping to get some pointers on how to chose between Arduino Pro Mini and ESP 32. I am hoping to make a wrist based wearable like fitbit. Three ...
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Why the SoftwareSerial is not working properly on Arduino Pro Mini 3v3?

I uploaded regular pass through code for Serial and SoftwareSerial to communicate with my AT command based module. Writing to SoftwareSerial seems to be working but reading not. As I write "AT", the ...
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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 ...