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Programming utility for AVR micro-controllers.

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AVRdude + Arduino leonardo: can't flash over bootloader, not in sync: resp=0x3f

I would like to program an arduino leonardo board with atmega32u4 on win8.1 x64. I have the latest AVRdude. I installed the necessary drivers, after reset it can be enter programming mode, and I can ...
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avr-g++ (or avr-gcc) and LiquidCrystal library

I'm trying to run a simple Hello World program from Arduino 1.6.5 from terminal. When I run it in Arduino IDE, it works good. When I'm trying to get it by avr-g++ I have hard way to figure out how to ...
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Reversed Input Voltage Arduino Mega timeout communication with programmer error

On the barrel connector I accidentally reversed the input voltage to an Arduino Mega. The center post received ground while the outer connection received +12DVC, basically I have the Arduino -12VDC. I ...
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Unable to upload code to the Arduino Nano

I tried to to upload a hex file I generated for the Arduino Nano using avrdude but I keep getting the error: avrdude: stk500_2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout First the arduino board stops doing whatever ...
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Can't program Atmega644p over ISP

I am using the Arbotix-M (Atmega644p). I am trying to program it using an ISP from Pololu. Until yesterday, everything seemed to be working okay and we were able to upload to it without problems. ...
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Using arduino IDE with USBasp

I'm trying to upload a Blink example from Arduino IDE to an atmega8a via USBasp. I have edited the boards.txt file with the specifications of the atmega8a, and I am using the "Upload with programmer" ...
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avrdude : stk500_get sync<> attempt 10 of 10 not in sync : resp=0x20 how do i get pass this error for ardunio uno board [duplicate]

When I first started with a bare minimum code. The compiler compiles the code, but when I try to upload, this is the error message I get: AVRDUDE: STK500_GETSYNC<> ATTEMPT 10 OF 10 NOT IN SYNC ...
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Standalone Atmega 2560 ISP program

First I need to say, I'm a complete electrics newbie, so I need your help. I have got a standalone Atmega 2560, which I want to program. I connected MISO, MOSI, SCK, RESET, 5V and GND to an Arduino ...
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Remove Bootloader on Arduinos

I am trying to move from arduinos to AVR C. Would somebody know how to remove the arduino bootloader from the microcontroller? Is there a different process for the different atmega microcontrollers ...
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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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Problems uploading sketch to Arduino Due

Windows 7 here. I just bought an Arduino Due and downloaded the Arduino IDE. I wrote a simple "blink LED" program (see below) and am trying to flash it to the Due. When I connected the Due to my ...
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Can't burn arduino bootloader to atmega8a with usbasp

I want to burn the arduino bootloader with arduino IDE, but I cant get it done. And here is my circuit: I have marked the way I connect the ISP port and the chip. I choose Arduino NG/older as the ...
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how can I change the setting for number of upload retries in the IDE?

I run into this problem when I mess something up, and it's pretty annoying to wait for 10 not in sync timeouts before I can try some different method. ... avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 9 of 10: ...
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Cannot bootload again after changing the board?

We are so tired and would like to get help with this. We are trying to bootload using the arduino Uno. We have an atmega 328p smd , that we are trying to bootload. We have connected all the right ...
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Problem programming Mini Pro via Arduino as ISP

I just picked up a pair of Arduino Mini Pro 5v clone boards (Inland, sold at Microcenter, currently $4 USD) and I wanted to use my Uno as an ISP like I've done with ATmega328 and ATtiny85 chips before....
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Problem Bootloading AVR328P-PU

I executed the following steps in order to burn a bootloader into an AVR328P-PU chip I acquired on ebay. I have set up AVR328P-PU on a breadboard as described here: http://arduino.cc/en/main/...
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Use Arduino Uno to program the on-board Atmega328 in C

I have an Arduino Uno board. I have seen how it is possible to program external AVR's through the Arduino Uno board, for instance an ATtiny. But I'm starting with c for atmel µc and I just want to ...
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Atmel Studio and Arduino IDE compiles the same code different

Before going in details I need to say I am trying to program Arduino Nano board with atmega328p. Here is my code in Atmel Studio; #include <avr/io.h> #include <string.h> #include <avr/...
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Why does avrdude error appear when interfacing GLCD with arduino uno in ubuntu

I want to interface a GLCD with arduino uno. The GLCD is JHD12864E. The connections are as shown in this image I downloaded the OpenGLCD library and uploaded HelloWorld program from it. I got ...
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Unable to flash bootloader on ATmega32U4 with AVR dragon

I am flashing a naked ATmega32U4, but the process fails in the end where it is verifying. avrdude -c dragon_isp -p m32u4 -P usb -U flash:w:Caterina-Micro.hex -U lfuse:w:0xff:m -U hfuse:w:0xd8:m -U ...
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Cannot program Arduino Micro in OSX without hard resetting the board every time

I am experiencing a problem when programming Arduino Micro in OSX Mavericks. I have tried to reproduce this problem in XCode and Arduino IDE and it is persistent. I need to make a hard-reset at the ...
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verification error, first mismatch at byte 0x3895 0xdf != 0x44?

I bought a SainSmart Arduino Mega 2560. I uploaded a small sketch to it, and it uploaded fine. When I upload a larger sketch though, I get this error: verification error, first mismatch at byte ...
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In system programming for avr?

I generally use sockets for AVRs in standalone circuits, but sometimes I sell my items and therefore I soldier the chip on the circuit. As you guess I can upgrade the code inside the chip with socket ...
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Cannot program Mega2560 using Atmel Studio 6.2 and avrdude

So I will admit that I am a noob to Arduino. I have some experience programming microcontrollers, and that was back in the day (about 4 years ago - such as the Freescale 68HC12) so up until this point ...
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avrdude: stk500v2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout with ADDAC VCC

I am getting the above error message uploading the ADDAC VCC, and the only thing that's changed I think is the patch is bigger. Is there a fix for this or will I have to send it back? Hope my ...
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Flash “sketch” hex over ISP, without bootloader - possible?

I'm wondering if it's possible to flash the arduino sketch into a AVR, without using a bootloader - over ISP. I'd use the BSD programmer, which is basically parallel port with some resistors. Let's ...
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Does porting code to different MCU clock frequency affect serial baud rate?

Tried to upload my Arduino Uno sketch that writes to serial UART at 9600 baud rate onto my ATtiny2313 running at 1MHz. Not getting the signal on the ATtiny, does this have to do with my clock ...
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Make upload stuck on osx 10.10 bare-arduino-project

I followed the instructions in here, including to use arduino IDE v 1.0.5, but when I tried to make upload it stuck. I can upload it when using Arduino IDE. Here is what I got: mkdir -p /Users/...
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Flashing a ATmega328 that came from an Arduino to not use an external oscillator

I have a ATmega328p chip from a kit that was supposed to be an Arduino compatible thing. I decided to go beyond Arduino and try to program the chip directly. I setup an UNO as an Arduino ISP, more or ...
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Extract .hex from ATtiny45 using Arduino

As it is possible to program a ATtiny45 using Arduino as ISP Programmer, is there a way to backup an ATtiny45 program to a .hex file using Arduino?
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Getting a long avrdude error while uploading a simple sketch to arduino uno

This is the error which shows up after the sketch is compiled and starts uploading. Is there some sort of fix to this problem? There are no shields connected to it, not even I/O pins are being used, ...
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Arduino not responding [duplicate]

I have been using my arduino uno for many months and it worked very well even till today morning but an hour ago I tried to upload a sketch and arduino IDE showed my this "avrdude: stk500_getsysc(): ...
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Eclipse AVR for arduino not uploading

I recently read this post about setting up Eclipse for Arduino. I Build the test project with no erros, but when I go to upload my test project it just hangs at 5%, with no error messages. If I ...
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ArbotiX-M Problem uploading to the board

I have an ArbotiX-m Arduino board, and have followed the setup guide on Trossen robotics all the way to the 5th step. I have a Mac running OS X 10.10 and use Arduino 1.0.5. I installed the necessary ...
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How to upload an arduino sketch from java / processing?

I'm trying to upload a hex file from Java/Processing but running into some issues. Here is my code so far, based on the Arduino IDE's upload verbose output: void setup(){ //C:\Program Files (x86)\...
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When using Arduino Uno as ISP does “Yikes! Invalid device signature” mean a bad connection, bad config, or bad version of avrdude?

I'm using an Arduino UNO to program a pre-compiled hex image to an ATTINY45, using the avrdude in the Arduino IDE directory, on Windows 7. The Uno has the ISP sketch loaded from the examples directory ...
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How to modify Arduino boards.txt to support new MCUs

In this post, it was mentioned that to get the Arduino IDE to support an ATmega328 (only the ATmega328P is supported): I should mention the Arduino way of doing this, is to create a new boards....
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Error uploading on Arduino Mega 2560

I'm completely new to Arduino, I bought a Rampos 1.4 and an Arduino Mega 2560 to build a Prusa Mendel 3D printer. But when I connect the Arduino via USB to my computer, open the software and click to ...
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Problem loading sketch to Leonardo

Today I got Arduino Leonardo to replace my Uno. I've tried running one of sketches I use on the Uno, but with no luck. When I start the upload, RX LED on the Leonardo flashes few times, and after ...
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Arduino compatible's serial port not showing Mac OSX

I bought an Arduino-compatible Freaduino board atmega8 (I selected the board type as Arduino ng or older atmega8). I installed the Arduino IDE on Mac OS X and the FTDI drivers. But my serial port ...
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Mega 2560 Doesn't Respond

When trying to upload to my Mega r2, it simply times out during uploading. avrdude: stk500v2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout avrdude: stk500v2_getsync(): timeout communicating with programmer I tried ...
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How to add the -F switch for avrdude in Arduino IDE

So, before starting to learn with something else, I'll give it one last try. The avrdude is complaining that the device signature doesn't match. Whatever, I don't care. To me, what's written on it is ...
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Reset fuses on atmega328p using Arduino

I bought a few atmega328p chips but unfortunately they came with the Arduino bootloader and they are set to use the external clock. I want to reset their fuses using avrdude so I can use the internal ...
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arduino 16u2 stk500v2_command(): command failed

I'm trying to fix arduino uno r3 that was burned-out. I changed m16u2 chip on it. and now I need burn in: Arduino-COMBINED-dfu-usbserial-atmega16u2-Uno-Rev3.hex I'm using stk500v2 and connecting it ...
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Understanding the compilation/linking/upload process (so I don't have to use the IDE)

I have started to play with and arduino UNO quite recently (without any prior experience with micro-controllers). I would like to use emacs instead of the IDE, and I'd also like to know what the IDE ...
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Change Options for the AVR Programmer via Arduino IDE

I want to program an ATtiny through the Arduino IDE. I have a somehow strange programmer. But I can upload via avrdude by avrdude -p attiny13 -P /dev/cu.usbmodemfa131 -c stk500v2 -F -B20 -U ...
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Can I corrupt my Arduino if it's unplugged during an upload?

When messing around with code and uploading a sketch to my Arduino board, I almost accidentally pulled out the USB cord. Everything is fine, but then I started thinking what would've happened if I had ...
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Arduino Mega timeout communication with programmer error

I have an Arduino Mega 2560 and it was working fine until about lunch time when I started getting this error: avrdude: stk500v2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout avrdude: stk500v2_getsync(): timeout ...
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“avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x00,” aka Some Dude Named Avr Won't Let Me Upload My Program

I made an awesome program the other day, and I wanted to upload it to my Arduino. After clicking the upload button, some mean dude named avr came along and stopped me, saying: avrdude: ...