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Questions tagged [firmware]

The program code stored/running on an embedded device. The term is sometimes used interchangeably with "software".

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remotely uploading code to arduino board over internet [closed]

I recently used Particle photon that allows me to upload firmware bin remotely over the internet. I would like to use something like this for my arduino but I cannot find anything like that. Does ...
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GPRS Based OTA to the NODEMCU [closed]

I need the OTA firmware update. I have the only option in my hand GSM(GPRS SIM800), with the help of this is it possible OTA, plz help me for this how I Do OTA via GPRS, FYI, I completed OTA Via WIFI.
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arduino firmware

Hi I was wondering if there is any way to/ how I might go about solving the following. I am designing my own arduino board based on a mega32u4 chip and I want my arduino board to light up an ...
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Why is my esp8266 still visible under “available connections” when connecting to WiFi?

I wrote a "Hello world" type of sketch using the Arduino IDE and uploaded it to an esp8266. I used no libraries, or any kind of WiFi commands. However, when I powered up the esp8266, it was visible ...
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How to display a text or graphics without flicker on the TFT LCD

I'm building a new device with 1.44" TFT LCD and ATMEGA328. I'm using the Arduino library. There are several features like a logo, a button image, and a graph. But I have an issue when text or line ...
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samd21 linking, change the base addresse from the default

I'm working on creating a safe firmware upgrade for my adafruit feather m0. I understand from my CTO that wrote the previous upgrade that for either samd21 or all arm m0 (not sure which) the compiler ...
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How to upload sketch from flash memory of nodemcu-V1.0?

I'm working with esp8266 nodemcu-v1.0 .Now we are using OTA but the module may be disconnected from wifi so we need to use 2G by GSM Module(using beside nodemcu) to receive our new sketch to be ...
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Is it possible to extract a hex file via UART from an Arduino?

Right now I am tinkering on my 3D printer that has an Arduino mega as a brain. I need to update the Marlin firmware but in case of an error I want to create an backup of the firmware. And because it ...
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ESP8266-01 doesn't work when TX is connected (blue LED continuously ON)

I have an ESP8266-01 module and I want to use it with the Arduino firmware. Flashing my code into it via USB-TTL converter and my voltage supply is fine. The problem: I have to attach the ESP to a ...
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Interfacing Aduino Nano and RDM8800

I'm attempting to use an Arduino Nano with the RDM8800 to read data from NFC tags. After soldering wires between the Nano and the RDM8800, I attempted to test these devices using code similar to what ...
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How to get ESP8266 firmware version?

I am going to update the firmware of an ESP8266 module, but first I would like to know the current version or name. How can I get it? Maybe with an AT command? This is my ESP8266 module:
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How can update HC-05 firmware with arduino ISP?

I've tried a lot for connection between a bluetooth device with HID profile and HC-05 bluetooth module. I got it's just possible with updating the HC-05 firmware to some bluetooth HID firmwares, such ...
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Wiring when burning the bootloader of esp8266 [closed]

I want to burn the bootloader of esp8266. Assume I have esp8266 on esp12 in hand and an USB ISP programmer (or any other programmer like USBTinyISP). I (think I) know how to use the Arduino IDE to ...
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Using an ESP8266 with an Arduino Uno - can't get AT command to work

I am trying to connect an ESP8266 to my Arduino Uno. Connections: RX -> RX TX -> TX CH_PD -> 3.3v (Arduino 5v using voltage regulator) VCC -> 3.3v GND -> GND I am running the RX and ...
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Is it possible for Arduino firmware to recognise only one computer?

Is it possible to adjust the Arduino firmware to recognise only one PC computer? On other computers it would show driver not recognised or driver not found. E.g.: My computer should see the Arduino ...
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How to upload firmware to ATMEGA16U2 to become UART for ATMEGA2560?

TL;DR, virgin ATMEGA16U2 to UART for bootloaded ATMEGA2560 From what I've been finding on the internet, alot of tutorials assume that I want to upgrade the firmware on a ATMEGA16U2 chip that already ...
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When uploading a sketch to an esp8266, isn't that the same as “flashing firmware”?

I thought that I read that using a PC running the Arduino IDE to "upload a sketch" to an esp8266 overwrites the original firmware (with the AT commands), and is actually "flashing the firmware" each ...
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Can the WiFi on ESP8266 be disabled?

I've been reading a lot on the ESP8266, but still my understanding is shaky. I have the Arduino IDE running on a PC, which uses wires to connect to the ESP8266 via a USB device (Device Manager > Ports ...
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Upload original firmware to HID Arduino

I recently was playing around with Arduino and using dfu-programmer reflashed ATMega16u2 to make the computer think it was a keyboard device. Well, I wish to put the original Arduino firmware back on,...
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Yun UBoot Prompt Not Showing

I have a Geeetech Iduino Yun Shield. I accidentally flashed the wrong firmware image (not the sysupgrade) to the board. I then tried using the Yun UBoot Reflash method. However, when I open the ...
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Do I need to run an expand drive sketch if I update the Yun Firmware subsequent to expanding?

I have a Geeetech Iduino Yun shield, that initially had Geetech's System image (v2.02, 2015) on it. I then ran a USB storage expander sketch to take advantage of the space on a flash drive. I then ...
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Can't Flash ESP8266 latest firmware, says “Fast Flashing error” and "Invalid head of packet(' ')

I can't figure out how to flash the firmware found on http://www.electrodragon.com/w/ESP8266_AT-Command_firmware. I am using ESP8266 Download tool v3.4.4. When I am adding a firmware in download path ...
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esp8266-12e Nodemcu 1.0 board not starting uploaded data sketch from Arduino IDE

I've uploaded a sketch from the Arduino IDE to my (Amica) esp8266-12e board with the sketch data upload tool (ESP8266FS). This goes without any errors or problems. However, the code is never executed, ...
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Understanding writing to input pins and pull up resistors

I am new to Arduino, and am trying to understand the following code. The question is: Is my understanding correct, or if not, what is happening here? I have to reverse engineer an existing ...
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Upload custom trinket firmware

I'd like to disable the trinket 10-second bootloader when powered up, so it will just begin running the program. I would still like to be able to press the reset button to re-program it. I found an ...
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Melzi 2.0 Board Firmware Upload problem

I'm trying to flash the repetier Firmware to my Prusa i3 3D Printer, which uses Melzi 2.0 board. I uploaded it successfully 2 days ago with same settings but now is failing always. @avrdude -p ...
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Firmware update for remote situations

We are currently deploying units with the ATMEGA328 chip. Currently, all ICs have been flashed using the Arduino IDE. Upon release, we would like to offer updating of firmware in some cases, but ...
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Possibility of installing custom firmware from Arduino Uno R3? [closed]

I've been messing around with installing keyboard firmware onto my Arduino UNO R3 (I used this tutorial) and had an interesting idea: would it be possible to have this install custom firmware, ...
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Chinese CH340 Arduino Uno - Burning stand allone chip

I followed regular tutorial and I was able to burn boot-loader on my standalone ATM328 chip, but because I'm using this CH340 UNO and example is with regular UNO, I can't just remove the chip from ...
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Marlin: change servo values while moving?

I am working on a graffiti draw bot (like this one) powered by the Marlin firmware. A servo presses the spray to paint the wall. I need to change the servo up/down value while the robot is painting (...
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How to change baudrate of ESP8266 (12e) permanently?

IMPORTANT: DO NOT USE AT+IPR=9600! (see update) I have an ESP8266 12E module that communicates at 115,200 bauds. Since I use it with an Arduino Nano with SoftwareSerial things get messy. So I found ...
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Networking multiple Arduino Megas and updating their programs from one master

Is it possible to link multiple Arduino Megas using RS485, for example, and update the program on client Megas from one master Mega, as well as for them to communicate with each other? Whilst I found ...
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Problem updating Arduino WiFi Shield's Firmware

I'm using Arduino Uno R3 and the official Arduino WiFi Shield R3. I'm trying to update the Shield's firmware to 1.1.0 through this guide. Everything goes fine until Step 9. When I execute the code in ...
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How to Determine Fuse Settings

I bought an arduino compatible board here: http://unsigned.io/projects/micromodem/ and am trying to flash new supported firmware onto it. The only instructions given to flash the board is to use the ...
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ESP8266 Firmware Upgrade

Can I upgrade my ESP8266 firmware by connecting the pins in Arduino Uno, or do I still need a USB UART to Serial?
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Field Programming a Arduino with another Arduino with SD card over RX/TX lines

I am not sure if this question has been asked before but here's what I wanted to do. I have a Arduino Nano, which I need to update with a new sketch. The plan is to be able to use another Arduino (...
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Marlin Firmware troubles: <time.h> error

I am trying to upload the Marlin Firmware to my 3D printer's Arduino Mega 2560 and I am experiencing a problem. It keeps saying: qr_solve.cpp:7:18: fatal error: time.h: No such file or directory #...
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Is there any way to flash sketches using custom firmware?

I am using HIDUINO as my firmware (flashing via dfu-programmer), and to upload sketch I need to re-flash original firmware, upload sketch and then flash HIDUINO again. Is there a way to flash ...
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Any chance of repairing Mega 2560?

So I decided it would be a good idea to flash a firmware onto my mega 2560 for a project. I ended up flashing the wrong side of the ICSP header (one near the usb plug/ M16U2) and killed my arduino for ...
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Programatic FOTA (Firmware-Over-The-Air) upgrades with Uno R3

I have been searching for a way to upgrade the sketch on my Arduino Uno wirelessly (preferable WiFi, but not a must). Does the Uno support such function? If not - are there any other boards that might ...
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What changed in the new Due?

I recently purchased a batch of Due boards and find that they are cosmetically different. After attaching the Atmel-ICE and reading the firmware from both processors, I find that the firmware is ...
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Uploading Marlin Firmware To Melzi-ATmega1284p

I'm trying to flash the Marlin Firmware to my Prusa i3 3D Printer, which uses Melzi 2.0 board. Melzi is a variation of Sanguino, and Sanguino is a variation of the Arduino. The problem is that the ...
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how to send input values from host computer to arduino [closed]

how to send input values from host computer to arduino,such that speficing the number of rotations for a stepper motor etc
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How do send sketch updates to devices without the editor?

I'd like to update the sketch of a device that a friend out of state is testing. I could have them install the full editor and send the source code but I'd rather not require them to do something so ...
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USB MIDI HID with the ATmega32u4?

There are existing projects that allow the Uno and other devices using the ATmega8u2 to operate as a USB MIDI HID, such as MocoLUFA. Unfortunately, as far as I am aware, these require uploading new ...
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How do I install the firmware on an Arduino Mega clone?

I have a brand new board which is a clone of the Mega2560. I need to install the USB firmware on the 16U2 and the bootloader on the 2650 chip. I have Atmel Studio and a JTAGICE-3. Using those, I can ...
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Feasability of flashing Arduino UNO r3 with teensy firmware for HID (keyboard) emulation purposes

I've been working on a DIY keyboard project I have all the hardware designed and now its time for the code. For the microcontroller, I'm sort of locked into an Arduino UNO r3 as I already have it ...
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Where can I find out how to make a hex file for arduino firmware?

I have followed this tutorial on flashing my Arduino R3 to turn it into a "USB keyboard", but the article doesn't explain how the hex works, it's just for granted. Where can I learn about how to make ...
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Setting up the MMA8452 to trigger interrupt

I am working with the MMA8452q accelerometer by Freescale. I am trying to set it up to be in low power mode, to go to sleep when no motion has happened, and to wake up due to motion being detected ...
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updating firmware on arduino wifi shield

I'm trying to upgrade firmware on my wifi shield by following the upgrade instructions for Mac. I was wondering what this means?: Connect a jumper on the J3 connector, that put the shield in the ...