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An 8-bit, low power AVR microcontroller from Atmel.

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error with avrdude command line using arduino as isp (i think)

I am trying to upload a .hex file to my attiny85v-10pu and using my arduino as a isp (i think thats the right term) but it come up with this error. ser_open(): can't open device "lpt1": The system ...
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Is it possible to put ATtiny85 to sleep while using TinywireS?

I have an arduino uno as the master I2C device talking to an ATtiny85 as the slave. What I want to do is have the Attiny85 receive a message from the UNO to tell it to power off which will then ...
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Software flashing attiny167 from RPi with avrdude

I am trying to flash a program onto an attiny167 (already bootloaded with the micronucleus bootloader) with a Raspberry Pi via avrdude and USB. Background I have 50 Raspberry Pi 3B's connected to an ...
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Manchester 433MHz Nano to ATTiny85

My transmitter is a Nano, the receiver is a Tiny85. I use a Logic Analyzer to check if stuff is moving, I can clearly see data coming in at the receiver. The receiver does not 'decode' the data, man....
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Read string from DigiUSB

I wrote simple code for my Digispark (Attiny85 with Micronucleus bootloader) in Arduino IDE: #include <DigiUSB.h> String inst; void setup() { DigiUSB.begin(); pinMode(1, OUTPUT); } void ...
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Arduino IDE on Attiny45: What kind of power does a chip need?

I have this little AtTiny45 which I'm loading a program with Arduino as ISP. My goal to use this chip along with a op amp, a piezo buzzer and a press button, and have it automatically sleep between ...
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Software reset on Micronucleus possible?

I'm wondering if anyone knows if it's possible to do a software reset using the watchdog timer on a microcontroller using the Micronucleus bootloader. When I try it, it doesn't fully reset, as in ...
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Integer corruption

I use a sensor to measure the temperature. This is returned as float. I feed this float using typecasting (int) to a blink function. This works fine. But the next is step is using this same unchanged ...
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Why does the program size increase so drastically with these switch-cases?

EDIT: The problem is my op-code catch is op >= 0x20 || op <= 0x2F rather than op >= 0x20 && op <= 0x2F and so most of the switch-case was being optimised away! This is a really ...
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I2C on ATtiny85 and Si4703 radio

I've got an Si4703 breakout from Sparkfun, which communicates via I2C. I have gotten it to work very easily using a regular 3.3V Arduino Pro Mini, but am now trying to move everything over to an ...
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Manchester.h message format

I'm sending some data by 433Mhz transmitter using manchester.h library from here https://github.com/mchr3k/arduino-libs-manchester and I'm trying to wrap my head around message format. In manchester....
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ATtiny85 Comparator C interrupt on timer 1

I have a program that uses Timer1 comparator A in CTC mode. I realize that I need to set OCR1C for the timer to reset at given value. However there is no such thing as an interrupt generated by timer1 ...
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Attiny cores with SPI support?

It's been done, but the the tutorials I find seems incomplete. What I'm trying to do is make the ATTiny84 talk to the 2.4 GHz NRF24L01+ radio. I understand that in order to do that I need the MCU to ...
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Reprogramming a specific slave from the master ATTiny 85 (connected to IDE)?

Given that every ATTiny connected already has a bootloader (micronucleus) installed, here's my theoretical chain: Computer > Master ATTiny (Connected via USB) > ATTiny Slave A > ATTiny Slave B Is it ...
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ATtiny85 + HC-05 + Oled = smart watch

I am using an ATtiny85 for making a smart watch. Bluetooth module HC-05 with ATtiny85 pins PB3->TX, PB4->RX and it works. Secondly I have connected a 0.96" OLED on PB0 (SDA) and PB2 (SCL) and this is ...
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Attiny88 problem with LEDs and voltage

I have the following problem and wonder if anyone may have some inside into what may be happening. I have an array of 20 leds that i manage to multiplex using the attiny88 using only 9 pins (4 ...
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programming attiny88 & attiny828 with arduino

I found some information that the attiny88 and attiny828 can be programed from an arduino, similar to the programing of the attiny85/45, simply connecting the right pins. https://electronics....
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Arduino and ATtiny84 w/RF

I'm trying to send data from an ATtiny84 [1mhz] to Arduino Uno using a 433Mhz rf module and Manchester lib. Now I came across a weird problem, no matter what value I transmit, When I receive it on the ...
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HCF4021BE seemingly not working

void setup() { // put your setup code here, to run once: pinMode(3,OUTPUT);//data pinMode(4,OUTPUT);//clock } void loop() { // put your main code here, to run repeatedly: // byte sender=...
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RF RX not working when using ATtiny85 at 1MHz

The ATTiny85 code fails to read input from a 433Mhz RF receiver when working at 1MHz. The following example compiles perfectly and runs OK wihen the ATTiny85 is working at 8MHz. However, it compiles ...
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Read temperature (DS18B20) with the ATTiny85

I'm trying to read the temperature of a DS18B20 with my ATTiny85 - but I'm getting rubbish data :D I should have gotten ~22 degrees, but I'm getting 129! I followed this tutorial i found here, but ...
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Arduino to AtTiny change of pin interrupt behaviour?

I have a project which, to save on battery, is put to sleep until an interrupt pin is rising from LOW to HIGH. This works well on Arduino Nano, however the translation doesn't on the ATTiny. #include &...
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log STK500v2 commands while flashing a Mega

My final goal is to replicate the process with which the PC programs the arduino. I have gone through the commands.h file and made a couple of attempts to get the logic right. But no success at ...
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Burning Digispark bootloader without an Arduino

I've been wondering if there is any method to burn a Micronucleus bootloader into a blank ATtiny85 Digispark using just Windows or a Linux distro, and not needing another Arduino board such as UNO ...
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Digispark green led being the only one to turn on

I was doing some tests with an ATtiny85 Digispark module using Arduino IDE on my Windows PC. I was testing some stuff with the DigiKeyboard library from Digistump. Everything was going fine until ...
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Program ATTiny84 via Roshamglo in Arduino - USB Device does not appear in Linux

I recently bought a Roshamglo from SparkFun. This uses a Virtual USB connection to the ATTiny84. I cannot find the device once it's connect. I installed the board via https://raw.githubusercontent....
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Radio receiver: deep sleep when no byte arrives, and wake up when a byte arrives?

This code works to listen for bytes via radio (with a 433 Mhz receiver module) with the Manchester library and Manchester code, and do an action when certain bytes are received: #include "Manchester....
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How to unbrick an ATtiny45?

I'm using an Arduino Uno as ISP Programmer to program a standalone ATTiny45 on a breadboard. Usually it works well, but I just uploaded a code like this: void setup() { pinMode(0, OUTPUT); # pin ...
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Attiny ADC at voltages less than 5v

So, this is peculiar. I am using an ATTINY84 chip as an i2c ADC converter (there are reasons why I'm using this rather than a dedicated chip, but that's not really relevant), and I've noticed that I ...
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Is this a good way of making a low power attiny? Unpower instead of sleeping

I am making a low power rf remote that just has 3 buttons and sends rf signals accordingly. I've been trying to make pin interrupts work when it's in deep sleep but it's a huge hassle. And then I ...
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avrdude: Can't find programmer id “{upload.protocol}”

Every half a year I get an urge to make some program for my ATTiny 13. The fascinating thing is, that every half a year I run into a problem, even though I got it to work 6 months before. So, this ...
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Writing to flash Attiny 85

I set a project-goal for me: to make a very small compiler in Attiny.This compiler should read the code from user and translate it into code;then save it in some portion of the flash and jump there. I ...
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Will an in-circuit programmer mess up my board?

I am designing a circuit board that will contain, among other things, an ATtiny85 and an NRF24L01 module. I would also like to use an SOIC-8 ATtiny variant. In order to program this chip I will then ...
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Arduino IDE Can't find the USB Port

I'm on a Mac, running 10.11.6 and Arduino IDE 1.8.1. I've been prototyping some projects using an Adafruit Trinket. I was not having any problems, until at some point my Mac stopped recognizing the ...
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AtTiny44 and AtTiny 85 communication

I'm working on a project where I use two microcontrollers: an AtTiny44 (20MHz ext clock) and an AtTiny85 (8MHz internal). What I'm trying to achieve is an I2C communication between the 85 and the 44, ...
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Attiny85 Timer 1 comparator B doesn't work properly (while A does)

I'm writing a simple program that is using Timer 1 comparator B to generate a square wave on DEBUG_PIN. So my code at first turns on timer 1 with prescaler 8192 so that one tick is approximately 1ms....
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Increasing speed of Vl6180x Sensors

I have 5x vl6180x pololu ToF sensors. I have managed to hook up all of the sensors to the arduino via I2C by making each sensor startup at different times and when they do, changing their addresses, ...
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USB Device not Recognised - Custom Wattuino Nanite 841

What I have done: I have made a custom Nanite 841 which uses an ATTINY841 microcontroller. I have used the schematics from Wattuino to design my circuit, my PCB was made using a router with all ...
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Arduino Mega 2560 as ISP for ATTINY2313 / ATMEGA328P

I have posted this on the Arduino forum also, but I give it more chance if posted here also. I've been trying to use my Arduino Mega as an ISP for programming two different ATMEGA328P's and a ...