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LGT8f328P programming and configuration issues

I am using 40 pin "CNEWTEC BAITE" LGT8F328P processor, LQFP48 Mini EVB modules. These have a 3V3 regulator and 16 MHz crystal. They have no USB interface and I am using an FTDI USB to serial ...
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Atmega 328pu on breadboard. What to choose in order to upload code with ftdi converter

When I program atmega328 PU on breadboard,vwhat programmer do I have to use and what arduino board type I have to choose? I am trying this with ftdi converter I have already done the connections and ...
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Arduino Pro Mini doesn't automatically reset

I have an issue with my Arduino pro mini. Yesterday, I uploaded a sketch a few times on the pro mini, with an FTDI adapter, and everything worked fine. Today I'm trying to re-upload a sketch, but now, ...
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ESP32-CAM rst:0x8 TG1WDT_SYS_RESET bootloop

I have ESP32-CAM that I plan to use as a simple security camera. I tested the software and it was working perfectly. I programmed it using FTDI programming board with 5V. After testing everything I ...
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How to install FTDI Serial Drivers on Mac?

I'm following this tutorial on how to install FTDI drivers on macOS, but am facing some issues. After downloading the USB Serial Driver version 2.4.4 (for OS X 10.14) from FTDI Chip's virtual COM port ...
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Methods of programming the Arduino

I took a look at a barebones Arduino schematic. It had three different ways of programming the chip. The first interface is for programming through SPI (For example with "Pocket AVR Programmer&...
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SparkFun RedBoard PTH Kit wrongly configured hardware

I have a SparkFun RedBoard PTH Kit. It's not made by SparkFun, but by https://inmotion.pt (that doesn't exist anymore). I soldered it, and bought a FTDI adapter, but when I try to upload the blink ...
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Replace CH340 With FTDI

I have built a arduino midi octapad with a Clone of arduino nano that contain a ch340 chip but hairless midi says FTDI driver doesn't installed i installed that driver but it still show that error so ...
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How to flash a NodeMCU (ESP8266) with an external FTDI programmer?

Hi my USB to UART bridge (CP2102) seems to be broken on one of my NodeMCU Dev Boards with ESP8266. It seems to be just that specific board since all other boards that I have can be flashed without ...
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Use HC05 and FTDI as Slave to Connect to control PC using HC05

Hi i just wanna ask if its possible to do this on HC05. So i can send some keyboard function? and if yes can you tell me how. Thanks
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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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Using TX/RX serial pins to communicate over USB

I'm using an Arduino Nano with an Atmega 328p. I would like to attach and use a different USB port instead of the builtin one for supplying power, serial debugging and uploading code. Currently my ...
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Using Arduino UNO as FTDI

so , just bought some pre-bootloaded ATmega328(p/pu) to which I need to upload sketches on a breadboard using uno TX and RX pin as FTDI Here is what I am to do. I connected Uno GND and Reset . ...
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DIY Arduino with USB port

I am planing on making Arduino from scratch. I found many examples on internet, but they all need another Arduino for programming. How can I make Arduino with USB interface for programming and serial ...
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How to upload a sketch to an atmega328 via FTDI FT232RL UART and Arduino IDE?

I have a sparkfun AVR Pocket Programmer and have burned the bootloader and uploaded programs using "upload using programmer" via USBtinyISP. It works fantastic. I have a sparkfun FTDI Basic (...
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Help using an Arduino as as an FTDI with a ESP8266 carrier shield to see an AT response

I have a Duinopeak shield that lets you plug on an ESP-01 and provides a 5V-3.3V regulator and level shifting for the Tx and Rx pins. I cannot get it to work with a setup that has worked with every ...
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Upgrade ESP-01 firmware on MacOS

I recently bought an ESP-01 as well as an FTDI programmer (3.3v-5v) and after typing AT+GMR I noticed it said: AT version:0.40.0.0(Aug 8 2015 14:45:58) SDK version:1.3.0 Ai-Thinker Technology Co.,...
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Adafruit Metro Mini FTDI chip overheating

I have an Adafruit Metro Mini board that I am using. After soldering the board and accessories to a perfboard the FTDI chip is overheating, the COM port will not show up on the PC, and the 3V pin does ...
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FTDI Unrecognized USB device

I connected my FTDI (FT232RL) to my PC, windows 8.1. And it gave me a notification saying "USB device not recognized". However, I thought that the problem is from the cable that I am using to connect ...
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Can we use ESP32 to program ESP32-CAM through ESP-IDF

Can we just use an ESP32 NodeMCU for example to program an ESP32-CAM? I saw a lot of people programming ESP32-CAM using an arduino Uno, can we do the same for ESP32 NodeMCU? Of course, in the "Arduino ...
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ESP-12 + FTDi + platformio

I have 2 questions. Why we have to put our functions before void loop and void setup into VScode+platformio? I switched from arduino IDE to VScode+platformio today, when I upload the sketch with ...
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MacOS 10.15.1 Catalina CU port always busy, and TTY port not selectable

I am trying to use an FTDI breakout board to connect to my custom made Arduino compatible board. I am using a new 16 inch macbook pro with USB-c ports, so I am using a dongle, in case that could be ...
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ESP32-Cam No Response and Unable to Program - Timed out waiting for packet header

I recently purchased an ESP32-CAM but have had no luck in programming the board or getting any response whatsoever. I first tried to program it using the an FTDI programmer and the Arduino IDE (...
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About boot-loader ic used in DEV boards [duplicate]

I have problem with Arduino MEGA, Arduino Deu etc... Those Development board are having separate MCU except main MCU... Why? For what purpose are they used for? as FTDI or bootloader chip or ...
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Possible to put the ESP8266 in bootloader mode without a FTDI?

I am trying to upload something directly to the ESP8266 using the ESP8266 IDE. I have configured the ESP8266 to communicate at 9600 using UART_DEF and I have set the ESP8266 IDE at 9600. I see some ...
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Programming the ATMega328P without Arduino board always returns the error: avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

I have a microcontroller: ATMega328P. I don't have any Arduino Uno board. I want to program the ATMega328P using my FTDI programmer. But when I try to program the ATMega328P without Arduino board I ...
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Flashing ESP8266 ESP-12E/12F

I'm pretty new to Arduino programming and i'm trying to connect this ESP8266 module to my FTDI programmer but constantly getting this error on my ARDUINO IDE: esptool.FatalError: Failed to connect to ...
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FT232RL Chip pinout to flash Arduino Pro Mini [closed]

Looks I have a FTDI USB to TTL adapter that doesn't follow the standard Arduino FTDI pinout order. The chipset is FT232RL and here is the link to Amazon page. https://www.amazon.com/Adapter-Serial-...
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How to program the Robotdyn Mega 2560 PRO MINI?

I want to program the Robotdyn Mega 2560 PRO MINI which has no USB port. How do I connect the pins to an FTDI? Which setting do I have to use in the Arduino IDE?
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Using Arduino UNO for uploading a sketch to the Espresso Lite v2

I am trying to use my Arduino UNO as a programming interface to load sketches on the Espresso Lite v2. I followed the instructions to setup the Wifi network (long press gpio13 and the AP thing), but ...
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Flashing firmware in ft232rl

I am new with arduino and hardwares at all and I am having some problems in a project where I want to assemble the head tracker device from this project https://git.iem.at/DIY/MrHeadTracker/wikis/mrht-...
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Arduino(s) not resetting on Serial connection lost / re-established - why?

it seems that I accidentally found a way to make my two Arduino nano clones run without resetting on serial connection close/reconnect. On one hand, this behavior is much closer to the desired ...
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Purpose of USB (FTDI) and ICSP connectors

As an Arduino newbie I am a little bit confused about possible ways of programming and communicating with this device. I have done some research and it seems that: ICSP is used for programming with a ...
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Error while uploading code with Arduino on breadboard using FTDI 232

My circuit is as seen and I hope there is no error with the wiring. I'm using an ATmega328P. The error suggests that the programmer is not responding and ten attempts issuing not in sync code. There ...
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Use mobile charger as power suppy to ESP8266 wifi module with 3.3v converter

I am using this FTDI connector to power and flash code inside ESP8266 module. Now I am done with adding code to ESP8266, now I just want to power it. but when I connect the mobile charger(5v output) ...
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Can't upload to Arduino Mini via Arduino USB 2 Serial Converter

I bought an Arduino Mini and also an Arduino USB 2 Serial Converter. While trying to program the Arduino Mini, I get this error: avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 8 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x00 ...
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Trying to flash ATTiny85 bootloader using FT232R in the Arduino IDE

I have a FT232R that I want to use to flash my ATTiny85 bootloader in the Arduino IDE, can someone help me out on this? I don't want to get a AVR programmer.
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Should BLK and GRN of Pro Mini be connected to upload sketch?

Is the following connector is valid for Arduino Pro Mini (no BLK and GRN)? I was told to make a certain Arduino application, and got some Arduino Pro Mini (ATmeag328 3.3V 8 MHz) with the connector ...
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Programming ATmega328p on external board with FT232R

I am making a 100W AC-DC linear power supply, for which I want to show output Voltage and Output current on LCD display. I already used shunt resistor and voltage resistor to bring both values to ...
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Unable to load programs onto Arduino Pro Mini Using FTDI?

I'm pretty new to this, so forgive me if I get some things wrong. I am working with a piece of equipment that uses an Arduino Pro Mini. When I first got to it, I realized that some of the code was ...
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ESP8266, prints ready at start but no response to AT command

I have been using ESP8266 wifi module with Arduino as FTDI. The power for ESP8266 comes from LM317 5V - 3.3v regulated supply(I am sure 5V is powerful enough to give upto 1A of current). The RX of ...
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Arduino Uno unable to detect usb port on Mac OS Sierra 10.12.5 [closed]

Few weeks ago my Arduino Uno (IDE version 1.8.2) detected the USB port and I was able to do some small IOT projects. I updated my OS to Sierra 10.12.5 and now suddenly the usb serial option has ...
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Connecting to the Sparkfun Redboard on Mac OS X Sierra [duplicate]

I'm trying to connect to my Sparkfun Redboard (Arduino UNO compatible) on Mac OS X 10.12.3 (Sierra). The board comes with a USB mini to USB A FTDI cable. The board lights up and gets power over USB, ...
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How to verify that my FTDI bridge for ESP8266 is communicating with my PC?

As I couldn't make my ESP8266 be programmed using an Arduino board as FTDI bridge, I decided to buy an FTDI232 board to upload code directly to ESP module via USB. However, when new I connected it to ...
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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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avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding - OSX10.11

I'm getting the following error with a genuine Arduino Uno on Mac OSX10.11 El Capitan when uploading to it (the green light is on, the orange light flashes intermittently while attempting to upload). ...
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Arduino Pro Mini Serial Monitor garbage

This is my first post. I hope that I am posting in the right section of the forum. Otherwise, could an admin move this topic to the appropriate section please? Board : Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V 8MHz ...
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Capacitors in DC circuits

I have a question about capacitors in DC (digital) circuits. The picture below is an edited schematic of the Arduino Uno R3. The DTR line is connected to the reset input of the Atmega328 by a 0.1uF ...
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FTDI Breakout with additional ISP connector

TL;DR - Can the six yellow ISP pins be used as a normal ISP? The usual USB-TTL FTDI breakout board looks like this: Recently, I came across a variant of the board shown below. However, what are the ...
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How does Arduino IDE for OSX work without drivers?

My Arduino IDE works right out of the box without me having to install any USB to UART drivers. I know the Atmega16U2 on the UNO is acting as UART bridge, but this means that OSX recognizes it on a ...
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