Questions tagged [ftdi]

Typically refers to a specific type of device which allows raw serial communication with a PC via USB.

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Latency Settings for the FT231X on MacBook M1 [closed]

How do I reconfigure the latency setting of the built-in Apple driver for FTDI on the MacBook M1? Its bundle ID is com.apple.DriverKit-AppleUSBFTDI, and on my M1 it lives in /System/Library/...
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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 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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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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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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Home-made Arduino not receiving data

Me and my friend recently built a Breadboard Arduino. It switches on fine, and the LED changes a bit. I have added a 5V FTDI cable, but it wouldn't upload, trying to fix this, I used my friends 5V ...
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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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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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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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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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Arduino Nano (clone) not recognized

Asking here cause I ran out of options in searching. My Arduino Nano clone isn't recognized by my computer anymore. It was, until I plugged into a Windows machine, that did not recognize it... and now ...
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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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Programming an ATMEGA2560 using FTDI

I want to know how exactly do I program (upload arduino sketches) an ATMEGA2560 which is boot loaded with an Arduino Bootloader using a FTDI programmer and an Arduino IDE, is there any capacitors/...
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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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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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Customize FTDI driver for custom PID and VID

I have changed PID and VID of my FTDI board for arduino program because i wanted to rename the com port name. The ic is FT232R a USB to serial UART interface IC. I have store new vid and pid to ...
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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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Arduino Serial Monitor shows strange ASCII characters

I connected an ArduiMU v3+ via a FTDI-cable to my Mac (OS X 10.10) (latest VC FTDI driver is installed and loaded). Inside the Arduino-software the Serial Monitor (monitoring /dev/cu.usbserial-...
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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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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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Why the serial connection only work when Tx and Rx are shorted?

I have a Arduino Pro Mini 3.3V connected to a sim800l chip using a serial connection of 9600bps. When I connect the Arduino to the device, it seems I don't receive anything on the Arduino Rx pin. 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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Upload Code on Arduino Mega using FTDI Cable

I would like to upload my code to the Arduino Mega 2560. The USB is fried hence I have to use the FTDI I've a FTDI cable, but it has only 4 wires, Vcc,GND,TX,RX How do you upload, as the ATmega is ...
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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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Unable to upload code on Arduino Nano

My Arduino Nano v3.0 (made by Gravitech US) is behaving in an unexpected manner. Whenever I try to upload a simple Blink program on the board it always give error which is shown below. avrdude: ...
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avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

Arduino IDE is throwing this error when uploading sketches - avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding The problem arose just after I uploaded a blink sketch to my Arduino Mini, which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Simulate a FTDI using an Arduino UNO

I'm looking to directly program an ESP8266 WiFi Module with out using a FTDI (USB-Serial interface) as suggested in this excelent tutorial. The real purpose is to have access to the GPIO ports of the ...
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Programming ATmega2560 processor with FTDI instead of ATmega32

Has anyone tried to program an ATmega2560 with an FTDI chip as is done in the Arduino Nano (this is for a custom design). Will it work?