Questions tagged [arduino-uno]

The Arduino Uno is the most common of the Arduino boards. It is based on the ATmega328P microcontroller.

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(Neopixels) How to keep the pixels of the same colour despite increasing brightness?

I've been doing a fade function for the NeoPixels. However, the moment I have maximum brightness for the pixels, I noticed there 2 colours even though in my function I have only specified one colour. ...
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Disabling i2c internal pull up resistors

How do you do this? I've been digging around and I can see that I should do this and supply my own external pull up resistors but I don't know exactly how to disable them. The pages I've been reading ...
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DB:NO RESP Using inet.httpPOST on loop()

I'm using SIM900 module + arduino uno + gsmlib.org library. I'd like to send a string to endpoint on my API , and it worked correctly for the first time when I using inet.httpPOST function in setup(),...
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How to use an Arduino Uno + Keyboard Firmware to make a “N Key Rollover” Game Pad

Hello I have flashed my Arduino Uno with USB keyboard firmware from this tutorial http://mitchtech.net/arduino-usb-hid-keyboard/#comment-6786, and I have been successful sending individual key presses ...
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Synchronization and Implementing hamming code on Software Serial

I want to learn and use Hamming Code. Would it be wise to alter the Software serial library to do this or just change the data being transmitted in the actual Arduino sketch? Also, for means of ...
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GPRS SIM900 and GPS NEO-6M don't work together

I'm trying to get GPS coordinates and send them to my API through the GPRS SIM900 and GPS NEO-6M shields. In setup(), I first start the GPRS shield and call the function that connects to the internet....
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Arduino in-built LED is not turning off

I have an Arduino Uno whose LED, which is connected to pin 13, is not turning off and it always stays on, and it annoys me. Touching any exposed pins turns off the LED after removing my hands from ...
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Send JSON via POST on SIM900 shield with AT commands

I'm trying to send a JSON POST in SIM900 shield with AT commands. After I call the AT+HTTPACTION=1 command, it returns a 601 error: +HTTPACTION:1,601,0. I saw here that the error was 601 Network ...
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On the Uno, why does VIN require 7-12 volts and the USB only 5 volts?

I'm just wondering why the VIN would require 7-12 volts when the USB port itself only requires 5 volts? What happens if you power an Uno on VIN with 5 volts?
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String(int) function stopping the Arduino

Well I am trying make an application with arduino leonardo and GSM Shield. There are conditions if, else if, else .. etc if (smsMetni.indexOf("DURUM") != -1) { Serial.println("SMS ...
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Arduino Uno vs Arduino Micro timers → pins

Where do I find the pins relative to timers of each individual Arduino microcontroller? As I like Arduino's I already have various samples of them. The one I mostly use is the Uno and Micro for now......
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Trying to understand Arduino products

Background: I am new to Arduino world, and I like to buy a board. I am a bit confused how Arduino products are being sold. Coming from Raspberry world, it seems that I don't know what actually ...
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Peer to peer communication

Hello guys , I want to perform a mesh network between 3-4 modules using ESP8266 . Any one have idea how to do it?
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Increasing the numbers of I/O pins on Arduino Uno

I want to make a game of Tic-tac-toe using an Arduino, LEDs and bouncy buttons. Hence I need nine inputs and nine outputs. But you see that an Arduino only has 13 I/O pins. So is there a way I can use ...
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How can I do this sentence show me in arduino [closed]

How can I do this sentence show me in arduino."WARNING: Category 'USB' in library Mouse/keyboard is not valid.Setting to 'Uncategorized'
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How to rotate two or more steppers simultaneously by giving ARRAY of angles?

The following is the code that I am trying but the problem is steppers rotate one after each other. However, I want to rotate steppers simultaneously. This code for two stepper motors. int pulse=3; ...
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Atmel studio 7 - my own libraries

I like to use AS7 to make my programs. I know c and some c++, but how things work from there I'm green. I would like to know if there is a folder where I can store my own homemade c and h library ...
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How would i capture and split serial data?

How would i capture the following serial data, and split it into parts? <Alarm,MPos:0.000,0.000,0.000,WPos:0.000,0.000,0.000> the parts i need from this is Alarm - This is a state. i.e Alarm, ...
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Reading 4 to 20ma pressure sensor using uno

I have a OsiSense™ XMLP pressure sensor that I want to read from my Arduino uno. This is the circuit I am looking at building for measure 4 to 20 milliamp. I've read online to find out how to build ...
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How to connect Sparkfun M6E Nano UHF Rfid reader and ESP8266 NodeMCU 0.1

I am using an ESP8266 NodeMCU v0.1 and Sparkfun M6E Nano UHF Rfid reader. How to connect NodeMCU to M6E Nano UHF Rfid reader?
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What would be the code for using Arduino UNO to alert by sound or LED when it detects a certain position through GPS?

I am in grade 6. I have a very nice pet dog in my house but it often enters Mom's kitchen to spoil all the foods. So I am thinking of a device to attach with him which can locate its position. But I ...
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Arduino nano power 5V or 12V and LED strip 2812B 5V

I would like to know a little more about Arduino inputs and outputs. I'm doing a small project which is composed of 1 LED strip with 40 LED's. Can't find any definitely information about Arduino + ...
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Install Bluetooth inside a home theater, How?

I have a 5.1 home theater(old one), I would like to transform it into a audio streaming system. I have a Arduino UNO and HC-05 Bluetooth Module, and I don't know how to install it in my home theater(...
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Run exe or apk on Arduino [closed]

how to run exe file or apk file on Arduino UNO? Please suggest me any way to execute both file. Thank you.
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Installing a different firmware on Arduino

Is it possible to upgrade the firmware on an Arduino so that it can do more things such as change undervolting/ overvolting in order to provide more processing power. To do this you would have to most ...
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What are the SVG pins for on the SainSmart Uno clone?

I bought a SainSmart clone board which is compatible with the Arduino Uno R3. Alongside each of the standard IO pins, there is a row of 3 additional pins (male). They are arranged in columns, marked S,...
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When Raspberry Pi is preferred over Arduino

We are doing some projects in class. One of my friends is doing a weather and humidity station using raspberry Pi with a couple of sensors and LCD. I have a little experience in Arduino. So I asked ...
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Can I use arduino's 3.3 V output directly to esp8266?

I just bought esp8266 and ftdi usb driver, I want to power the esp8266 with Arduino's 3.3 V output, is that possible? I saw some tutorial on youtube in that they are suggesting us to use 3.3v ...
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A question about resistance measurement with arduino

Lately I was asking myself about the possibility of measuring a potentiometer resistance with Arduino. My questions are: Is it possible? If it's possible, what kind of restriction does the Arduino ...
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Digital Potentiometer not fading LED

So I am trying to test what will eventually be a Arduino controlling 3 110V motors that are currently controlled by an analog pot. But more on that later. I am trying to test out using a digital pot (...
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Is my ATmega broken, and would replacing it with another break that one, too?

I was communicating between my computer and my Arduino Uno R3 through Bluetooth using this Bluetooth module. The connector I use has a red wire where it connects to GND, and a black wire where it ...
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Why bootloader sizes differs from 0.5 to 8 kilo bytes for different boards?

According to official web info bootloader sizes are 0.5, 2 and 8 kilo bytes for UNO, Pro mini and ATMega2560. I believe all three boot loaders do similar job of receiving serial link data and write to ...
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Understanding why should avoid “String” and alternative solutions

Why “Strings” are bad for Arduino? Which is the most efficient and fastest solution to read and store the data from Accelerometer and GPS? Stings are evil for Arduino An Uno or other ATmega328-...
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Issue sharing MISO with multiple RC522 RFID Readers

so for about the last 8.5 hours (almost non-stop) I have been trying to figure out one issue and I have exhausted every search I could possibly think of. I'm building a puzzle that requires 5 RFID ...
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How does the reset button work on the Arduino?

I'm confused about how and when to use the reset button on the Arduino. Do I simply press the button while it is on? Is it simply restarting the board or clearing the uploaded code as well? Currently ...
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cannot convert 'bool' to 'PinStatus' for argument '2' to 'void digitalWrite(pin_size_t, PinStatus) on Arduino Uno Rev 2 Wifi not working

I am a newbie to micro controllers and struggling to figure out how to fix this issue. When using an older Arduino micro controller it works fine, but when I use a new board (Arduino Uno Rev 2 Wifi) ...
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Can I link another device to the Uno's clock?

I'm trying to use an unusual 16x2 LCD display with my Uno. As far as I know, it's an EA-X16027AR. It doesn't seem to be compatible with the HD44780 driver, which is typically used for Arduino LCD's. ...
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Is there any chance of fixing it?

I am new to arduino and robotic stuffs and I thought it would be a good idea to test circuits on my breadboard using arduino's R3 5V pin as power supply. The accident happened when I short circuited ...
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How to connect new OV7670 FIFO to Arduino?

I bought a new OV7670 FIFO camera to connect to my Arduino UNO a few days ago. The picture of the cam board: I found this forum, it is nice try but it looks chaotic and confusing with about 50 pages,...
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Useless box wiring and code

just want to give a back story first. So i saw this video on youtube about the useless box, and i thought that it would make a great gift for my 7 year old. So i went out and bought everything that ...
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OLED display crashes when connecting USB

I got an 16x2 OLED Display (DEP 16201-Y , compatible to the HD44780 controller) for my Arduino Uno and I got it to work in 4-bit Mode, but just if the USB isn't connected and it is powered by a 9V ...
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Stop Led's from blinking

My code: // Pin 13 has a LED connected on most Arduino boards. // give it a name: int led = 13; const int buttonPin = 2; // the setup routine runs once when you press reset: void setup() { // ...
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How to avoid blocking while loop reading Serial?

I am currently playing with a MindWave Mobile headset. I am parsing bluetooth data received from a connected BlueSMIRF Silver. The code I started from is a sample from the MindWave wiki and it works ...
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Working with multiplexers for constant voltage output

I'm working on creating a circuit where I'm trying to have the ability to switch multiple strands of LED rope on and off at a time using an Arduino and a multiplexer. With my current configuration, ...
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LCD 16x2 Blank Display

I am using the following wiring diagram from a tutorial. I need to follow this configuration because later tutorials build on this example. I have looked at other solutions, but they follow a ...
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How can I connect the Tamiya double gearbox to Arduino Uno?

I'm working on building my first robot. this is my first foray into DIY electronics. I already have an Arduino Uno, and I have ordered the Tamiya double gearbox here. My goal is to control the gearbox ...
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How to make 1 second delay more accurate?

I have written two (1 second) delay programs. The first program as follows: void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); TCCR1A = 0; TCCR1B |= (1<<CS12); TCCR1B &= ~(1<<CS11); TCCR1B &=...
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To connect a simple toy circuit and trigger with an arduino?

I have a small circuit from a toy sword that has an LED and a small speaker. It was powered by a couple of small coin cells. I am trying to figure out how to connect it to my Arduino so I can trigger ...
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Why is my Adafruit motor shield not spinning my motors?

I'm using the Adafruit Motor Shield v2.3. I'm powering the Arduino with a USB cable and I'm powering the motor shield with a 9 volt battery. I removed the vin pin, and I'm using this tutorial/code to ...
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RFID-RC522 not working, red led is on

I am working with RFID-RC522 and Arduino UNO. I have check pin configurations again and again tried different libraries. It is not reading card and red led on RC522 is consistently on.

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