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avrdude: butterfly_recv(): programmer is not responding problem on arduino leonardo and can't upload code

I am currently trying to upload code from Arduino IDE onto the board provided by pololu the A-Star 32U4 Mini SV which should act like a Arduino Leonardo or a Micro. I am uploading from a mac book air ...
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I can't upload my sketch to Arduino Uno using avrdude

I have already spent a couple of days by trying to upload a sketch onto my Arduino Uno R3 board and now it's time to give up, so I'm trying to ask some more experienced developers. My hardware and ...
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Issue with uploading Arduino sketch on Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I'm encountering an issue while attempting to upload an Arduino sketch on my Ubuntu 20.04 system. Despite ensuring that the correct board is selected and the USB port is recognized properly, I ...
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Arduino Nano uploading problems

I am having trouble uploading code to my Arduino Nano. It has been very trusty in the past, but I am getting this new error when uploading any code to it: avrdude: ser_open(): can't set com-state for &...
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Are intel hex files converted into a binary format before they are written to Atmega's flash?

I have been going through some resources on bootloaders, programmers, etc (I'm very new to this specific subject) and how they work with the Atmega chips and Arduino board programming. My research may ...
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Arduino Uno Gravitech Rev 3.0 with avrdude CLI (Mac OS) - Is my script correct?

I am dealing with an Arduino Nano board rev 3.0 from Gravitech. There is a program inside that I'd like to download to a HEX file. Thus I can upload it to other Arduino Nano boards. I'm a newbie with ...
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Arduino UNO stuck at 'uploading' with base sketch, nothing wired

This question has been asked before and I have carefully read the other questions, but the solutions have not worked in my case, and the details are not the same as mine. Description The Arduino Uno ...
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How does Arduino IDE reset a board before flashing? Why doesn't avrdude do it?

I have the beetle board, a Leonardo clone same as in this question. Using the reset pin and quick hands on the keyboard, I am able to flash with avrdude and get also the board info with a command ...
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What is the difference between ":i" and ":a" in avrdude command?

What is the difference between :i and :a after my hex file path in avrdude command. avrdude -C C:\Users\santi\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\arduino\tools\avrdude\6.3.0-arduino17/etc/avrdude.conf -v ...
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Unable to flash arduino pro micro from Terminal

I am trying to upload an hex file to my arduino pro micro using Avrdude . The thing is that I cannot upload any code using the Avrdude terminal commands , but when I use arduino IDE to upload any code ...
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Issues Uploading Code to ATTiny84 with Sparkfun AVR Pocket Programmer and ATTinyCore

I am getting back into programming with Arduino and built a POV fidget spinner inspired by an instructable by MakersBox. I am using the SparkFun AVR Pocket Programmer and an ATTiny84 (8MHz internal ...
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avrdude: ser_open(): can't open device "/dev/ttyACM0": Permission denied - can't get out of that

I have an Arduino Pro Micro ATmega32U4 and I'm facing this error message on uploading: Copyright (c) Brian Dean, http://www.bdmicro.com/ Copyright (c) Joerg Wunsch System ...
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Provide custom AVR dude commands through the Arduino IDE

Besides the standard upload button that burns the code using FTDI, I want to then be able to provide custom AVRDude commands for burning fuses, when the external programmer is used. Is this possible ...
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Avrdude verification error when uploading to Arduino Mega 2560

I have been getting the error avrdude: verification error, first mismatch at byte 0x036c 0xb8 != 0xf8 avrdude: verification error; content mismatch avrdude done. Thank you. When trying to upload the ...
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How do I build and upload a C++ program without the Arduino Library or IDE?

Note: This is a reference question (but feel free to write answers of your own!) I want to use the AVR tools directly -- no arduino-builder or arduino-cli. I would also like compilation and uploading ...
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Unable To Upload Source Code on Arduino UNO(Windows 11)

I was trying to upload the source code of a project to the Arduino UNO and this is the error that I keep on receiving. After I closed and reopened it again, the Port option is gray. I tried everything ...
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How to pass non-static class member to callback on avr platforms?

I am using the PubSubClient library in my own Arduino library. I'm having trouble with trying to assign a class member as the client library setCallback callback function. MyClass.cpp: #include <...
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How to build an arduino project with multiple source files?

I'm building an arduino program on linux, using the following Makefile: ARDUINO_DIR = /usr/share/arduino BOARD_TAG = uno ARDUINO_PORT = /dev/ttyAMA0 ARDUINO_LIBS = Wire include /usr/share/arduino/...
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avrdude: ser_open(): can't set com-state for "\\.\COM4" [duplicate]

My Arduino code is not getting uploaded. It gives me "avrdude: ser_open(): can't set com-state for "\.\COM4" error. It worked literally 5 mins ago. now it doesn't work. I updated the ...
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My arduino gives me several avrdude erros

For school we program an arduino with visual studio and micro visio. Since a few days ago my arduino wont run the code of the arduino. At first it didnt give any errors until i tried to upload a code ...
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Can't burn fuse bits on ATMega168 with Arduino Uno as ISP

I have an ATMega168 that I am programming via my Arduino Uno as ISP. I can burn the bootloader and transfer a hex file just fine, but I can't seem to be able to change the fuse bits. I found a lot of ...
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What does avrdude: Device signature = 0x000000 mean? Faulty wiring? Software issue? Incorrect tutorial?

I followed this tutorial a couple of times and when I clicked on bootloader I get this error: avrdude: Device signature = 0x000000 To see the configuration file click here. Why do I get this error (...
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What is the timing between reset and avrdude/spi communication? (re: avrdude problem)

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with avrdude involving a Raspberry Pi and a transistor to control the reset pin on an Arduino Pro Micro (atmega32u4). Where can I find information on the reset/...
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AVRdude does not read the FUSE byte values correctly

I am exploring the ATmega328p MCU via a standard Arduino UNO, with the help of avr-gcc toolchain and AVRdude (All in the WINAVR package). I have successfully programmed the board a few times with it. ...
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Problems with compiling more then one sketch in the Arduino IDE

I found this ESP8266-MQTT program on Github. How can I compile this thing with the Arduino IDE? I only can open one sketch at a time. If I try to compile this then parts of the program are missing for ...
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Fail to burn bootloader into standalone atmega2560

I am making a project where I use standalone atmega2560. I used arduino mega schematic to put all necessary components so atmega2560 would be working. I tried to burn bootloader into it using arduino ...
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Cannot program ATMEGA328PU after burning bootloader with internal clock

I have build a couple of boards that have an ATMEGA328P-AU (the 32 pin MLF, as used on the Arduino Pro Mini). If I burn a bootloader via SPI to use an external 8MHz clock, I can then use the Arduino ...
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How to change avrdude parameter in Arduino status log when uploading a program? avrdude.conf

Recently I custom bootloader optiboot for Arduino Uno to my custom board called Ardunesia xst X1-02, with Cortex M3 processor. I set avrdude as bootloader upload tool = "X1-02_bootloader.upload....
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avrdude fuse error when programming ATMEGA328 without crystal

I built several boards with an ATMEGA328 and no crystal a couple of years ago. I programmed them successfully with a bootloader using usbasp, and with a sketch using the Arduino serial interface. I ...
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How to upload code without closing puTTY

My question is quite simple: can you, somehow, upload Arduino code without closing puTTY's serial console? I hate having to close the program to open it again for reading the incoming information.
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Error while burning bootloader

I am trying to burn bootloader on Arduino UNO using MEGA2560 as the programmer, I followed the steps stated here but still get the error below: avrdude: Version 6.3-20190619 Copyright (c) ...
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Can't get "Burn Bootloader" working - Arduino Nano

This is a follow up from a previous question. I have one Nano working perfectly (I think) (Nano A) and another one (Nano B) which seems to be working but has no bootloader. So I am trying to use Nano-...
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Still getting "stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding" while uploading to bare ATmega328P

SOLVED! See bottom. I know this question has been asked a lot (believe me, I've been Googling for solutions for 3 days, and have come across many posts on SE), but none of the posts I've found have ...
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Can't sync with programmer Arduino Uno

I have a weird problem, and it's probably because I'm doing something wrong. I'm quite new to Arduino. My Uno R3 (Elegoo) has been working fine for a month. It has been sitting on a bench for the past ...
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How to program Arduino manually via STK500?

I am trying to program an Arduino Nano (with an ATmega328P) from an ESP32 that is attached to its UART and the reset pin. I have to do this via the ESP, because the Arduino is supposed to run on its ...
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Uno Wifi Rev2 Programming via Uno R3 ArduinoISP

I'm attempting to program Atmega4809 (Uno Wifi Rev2) via the ICSP pins on the board by connecting in this manner: The difference is that I have a Uno Wifi Rev2 on the right instead of a Uno R3. I've ...
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Device Signature Error uploading to ATMEGA168PA

I keep getting a device signature error and can't program my Atmega168pa chip. I'm using the board from: https://mcudude.github.io/MiniCore/package_MCUdude_MiniCore_index.json I've pasted the error ...
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Nano Every clone with ATMega4808 not recognized

I've bought an Arduino Nano Every clone/compatible (not a standard Nano V3) that uses an ATMega4808 instead of the ATMega4809 the official Nano Every uses. This rather insignificant change of chip is ...
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How to program ATmega4809 from Raspbeery GPIO

From this tutorial I'm able to nicely program an ATmega328 using SPI raspberry GPIO pins. However, when I try the same steps with ATmega4809, avrdude seems not having instructions and outputs the ...
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ATTiny84 fuses reading as 0

I was programming my ATTiny84 when it randomly stopped being able to be programmed. I have an external 32768 Hz crystal connected to it, and I have been using my Arduino UNO with the ArduinoISP sketch ...
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Bootloader onto an ATmega328p (3.3V/8MHz), the dude won't finish his business

Hi and thank you reading my question ! I need for my projects to design as small as i can. Both the skills, and the hardware counts. So i can't use a DIP package for them, and i have gone for a TQFP ...
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Burn bootloader finishes with "avrdude done. Thank you." but bootloader didn't actually get flashed

I've built a a stripped down version of the Arduino Nano that has some peripherals removed and three connectors for analog sensors I want to use. I'm trying to burn the Arduino Nano bootloader onto ...
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arduino atmega32u4 beetle extract hex code

I made a program using the Arduino Atmega32U4. As a security issue, I tried to extract the hex code because I wanted to know if this program was duplicated. avrdude -C"\avrdude.conf" -v -V -...
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Arduino NANO (CH340) error while flashing bootloader [duplicate]

Ok. So I'm close to tearing me hair out on this one. I have a batch of cheap Arduino Nano clones, that just straight up won't work. (I HAVE gotten one of them to work, but I suspect that was by pure ...
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How to access native USB port of Arduino Due on Synology NAS?

I would like to flash my Arduino Due from my Synology DS218+ NAS which runs on an Intel 64bit Linux-derivate platform. Previously, I was able to flash a Mega 2560 from this NAS via avrdude and ...
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Can we burn Arduino bootloader into any microcontroller chip?

I am new to this Arduino community I noticed on youtube that while the prototype is complete people purchase new ATmega328p chips and flash bootloaders into them using in-system-programmers so that ...
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Managing configurations via EEPROM by writing it with the hex file

I've been looking into I2C bootloaders for an ATTINY coprocessor on a board I'm developing, and I ran into a bit of a snag. I have the need to detect what board the main processor's code is running on,...
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Atmega328p Uploads via ISP but not bootloader

I'm trying to upload a bootloader to my atmega328p on a custom pcb containing external oscillator at 16MHz. It is possible to upload program via ICSP pins using Arduino as ISP (Official Arduino Uno) ...
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How to burn a bootloader to non-bootloaded(clean crystal) ATMEGA328P-PU with USBASP programmer via Avrdudess?

I'm trying to burn bootloader to my clean crystals, atmega328p-pu.For this I use the 16MHZ crystal with two ceramic capacitors and USBASP programmer, on Windows 10 Pro. As program for burning I tried: ...
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Arduino IDE won't use selected port

I'm trying to program an ATtiny85, using an AVRISP mkII programmer (this one: https://www.amazon.de/dp/B00IYNAXUC/ref=cm_sw_r_sms_c_api_i_VXOWDb3H3N5ND) with the Arduino IDE (version 1.8.10 on Ubuntu ...
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