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Too low voltage on digital input on attiny45

I'm using one of my attiny's pins as digital input. I use it with a pulldown resistor. As input I use simple square wave generated by a separate waveform generator. igh state for square wave is 5V, ...
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Get when a button close the circuit

That seems to be a bit stupid to myself but I can't figure out to get to know when my button is pushed (closed) or released (open). You must know that this not just a simple push button. Actually it ...
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Arduino Yun Analog Read Problem

I am having some major issues with my Arduino Yun. When attempting to read a value from the analog pins, the Yun is giving me incorrect constant values. I have attached everything to a common ground,...
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Input-Output Circuit Issue

I have design a circuit with 2 led (red and UV) and 2 button.So, the circuit supposed to work like this: If i press the button for red led, the red led lights up and the uv led turn off, and if i ...
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3 buttons digital inputs [closed]

I have 3 digital button inputs, I want to do a continuous scan of 3 of them until a button is pressed and to know which button has been pressed. Please help, I'm new to programming and arduino. ...
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How do I check if a password is right? (keypad input)

Im having a problem with my arduino code.Im trying to make an alarm system with a pir sensor.So when the pir activates and the buzzer starts buzzing i want to be able to type a set password in the ...
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SIM808 module restarting repeatedly

I have bought SIM808 module, everything working fine. All AT commands are giving expected response, i'm accessing it through hyperterminal. My problem is that whenever i make or receive a call or SMS ,...
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Input Capture Pin Atmel ATmega328P

I have some code that relies on the input capture timer value. I assume the timer value (as defined by the pre-scaler etc) is not affected by other code running i.e. it is updated every nth clock ...
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Make something happen on a continous input just once and for a specific amount of time

My project is very complicated, but here is a visual synthesis The input actually comes from a kinect, that detects a person position through Processing, which I connected via Serial to Arduino. ...
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Reading serial buffer taking newline character instead of user input

I am trying to compare whether the user input matches a user ID or not. When I read the input from serial, the program is taking the last character which is newline char '\n' and moving it into the ...
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Intermittent LOW reading from input pin set to INPUT_PULLUP

i have an output pin connected to a magnetic reed switch. The pin mode is INPUT_PULLUP. When the switch is closed, it connects the pin to GND and drags the pin to a LOW reading. I check the state of ...
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What is wrong with this processing code?

I have written a processing code to work along with my arduino code for the arduino UNO. In this I'm trying to control the colour of the processing window by the arrow keys. However, I'm doing this in ...
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Get an additional analog pin?

I have the following board: As far as I can tell, there's only a single analog pin (A0). But I need at least 2 additional (for 3 total). Is there some way to fake analog input on GPIO pins?
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Can I use the same Data Registry for both input and output pins?

This is for a class in which we are not allowed to use the Arduino Library (Not my choice or preference). I know to use DDRB for the B pins. This is the code that I have so far: //Global pointers ...
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Prevent 5V output on Arduino Nano 5V pin

I just made an addressable RGB LED strip controller but im concerned about if I'm going to break the thing. I know it sounds vague so let me elaborate: there is an external power supply connected to ...
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How to encode resistance change (reed) for Arduino?

I have a water counter which switches reed on each 10 liters of water. I would like to count these values with Arduino. I wrote a program which counts changes from analog input and connected counter ...
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Why isn't this pushbutton program working?

Here is my circuit: and here is my code: int LED = 13; int BTN = 7; void setup() { pinMode(LED,OUTPUT); pinMode(BTN,INPUT); } void loop() { if(digitalRead(BTN) == HIGH) { digitalWrite(LED,LOW); } ...
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Arduino Robot motors disabled when AnalogInput is connected

I have attached a solar panel to the Arduino Robot, connecting the - to the TK3 Input GND, and the + to the TK3 Input Analog Pin. I want to turn the robot around and "scan" the voltage. But the motors ...
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Reading Multiple switch inputs

I am trying to setup 20 input switches that can be pressed with hand. I am trying to get the output based on the pattern in which the input switches are pressed with the hand. Based on the pressure ...
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PWM Every Other Pin Doesn't Read

Scenario I've plugged 6 pins from my RC receiver into my Arduino in order to read the incoming values. Problem I'm using Digital PWM~ pins 2-6. Oddly the Arduino only reads odd channels: 1480, 0, 1175,...
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ATtiny85 (Sparfun Clone/Trinket), detect/read operation voltage

I just started with Arduino programming and currently I'm using this Sparkfun clone board: o http://nl.aliexpress.com/item/Digispark-kickstarter-Micro-development-board-ATTINY85-module-for-Arduino-...
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Computer to Arduino to hardware, controlling on / off state of hardware via user input on computer

First time coding for Arduino. I'm working on code to operate an electronic valve switch. We have a laptop connected to an Arduino Mega, and that Arduino is hooked up to the valve (hardware) on Pin 53....
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Read int from Serial

with the following sketch I should be able to read and store what is entered in the Serial monitor void setup() { Serial.begin(115200); while(!Serial); } void loop() { Serial.println("Enter ...
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Can an arduino tell between being powered by USB or by the jack?

I have an arduino mega that will be communicating through serial to a pc. One of the things I want it to tell the pc is whether or not it is connected to a wall power to 12V converter (where there is ...
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Digital input pin voltage treshold (voltage to register 1 or 0)

I was thinking of using multiple analog light sensors (variable resistance by light), but basically I only need to know if there is "a lot of light" or "not a lot of light". And would like to use ...
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'Keyboard' not found when trying to use Keyboard.write from the <Keyboard> library

I am trying to get a response from the arduino when I press a key, but when I try to upload the code it says that it could not find 'Keyboard' with 'Keyboard.write'. Here is my code. Ignore the bits ...
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Arduino digital I/O pins

I heard that using digital io pins in INPUT_PULLUP mode is much reliable and stable than in the case of using them in INPUT MODE.Then why is INPUT MODE still used...I mean Why isn't INPUT_PULLUP mode ...
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Port Manipulation - fastest implementation

I'm working on an Arduino program but am getting bogged down on what is the 'correct' implementation. I understand that multiple versions may work, so for my needs the 'correct' version will be the ...
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User input for utility program

I am writing a utility program to test relay boards. I'd like to be able to accept a user input of the number of relays on the board. Is this doable via the serial monitor since when I'm testing ...
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Measuring LPO (Low-Pulse Occupancy)

I'm using an Arduino clone (Seeeduino Lotus) together with a Shinyei PPD42NS sensor to measure air quality. The sensor reports its measurement as Low-Pulse occupancy. What would be the best way how to ...
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ATtiny85 and INPUT_PULLUP

I have read some conflicting sources about what pins have internal pullup resistors available for the Attiny85 microcontroller. Can all I/O pins work with INPUT_PULLUP, or just some of them? And if so,...
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Digital Input with long cable - flickering values

I have an Arduino Nano with two attached Motion sensors "PIXNOR HC-SR501". This sensor puts 5V on its middle Pin, when it detects motion. I have connected this Pin to my Arduino and read the value ...
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Arduino: Read frequency of input from audio jack

I want to trigger an arduino from a sound from an audio jack from a mobile phone. The audio is a 1 Khz sound that the mobile will play. I want to avoid accidental triggering of the audio by testing ...
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do digital input pins act as a positive or negative

I've gotten contradicting information on the subject. Some say that digital input pins send out positive voltage, and if it goes to ground (for example) it reads LOW but if the pin is connected to ...
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İs there any way different way than GND's Arduino

İ'm making a project on my arduino uno when i figured out i had no more GND left to finish the circuit. İs there any other way to optimize, use pins as input maybe. İ tried whit other websites, ...
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What is the Maximum Current an Arduino can Supply?

I was wondering how much my Arduino I/O pin can output when it is set at Output and is at High. I am using an Arduino Uno R3. Thanks in Advanced.
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Industrializing Arduino - 24V io? (Electronics)

I would like to make an arduino board that is capable of handling 24V i/o. Powering the Arduino would be done through either a linear or switching regulator of some sort. Low amperages, so efficiency ...
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Input clock limit

If you use an external oscillator, and divide-by-8 internally, can you apply up to 160MHz on PB6? For example, can I use my 50MHz oscillator to clock my 328p @ 6250KHz? Note: when I say oscillator I ...
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How to check if a pin is set from bank?

How would you go about checking if an input pin has been set using the entire bank? I am thinking that I need to use bit twiddling with a bit mask but I have not used this enough to figure out how to ...
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How do I create a 9 bit number based on values from 9 digital inputs?

I have 9 pins that are inputs from 9 IR LEDs. I want to combine all their results into one 9 bit number. example: pin1 = high, pin2 = high, pin3 = high, pin4 = low, pin5 = high, pin6 = low, pin7 = ...
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How to add more inputs on Arduino?

I'm building an instrument that has 72 buttons that can be pressed. Now I'm planning on using Arduino to send data to computer via USB cable about which buttons are pressed. So I figured I'd need 72 ...
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does INPUT_PULLUP uses power?

When using a digital pin as input, one has the option of using the internal arduino resistor, which is connected to VCC; that is setting the digital pin as INPUT_PULLUP, and then the pin reads HIGH. ...
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Arduino Analog Input Oscillating

I'm making a simple Infrared detector using a thermopile. I have a few extra capacitors than what that schematic says. I'm currently following another, but this is the gist. Schematic and Breadboard- ...
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Uno as a composite USB HID keyboard

I'm looking to create a USB device that would be basically a HID keyboard. I am able to do that with Uno. I flash new firmware with a HID keyboard descriptor and on the arduino side I loop and check ...
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Why should a pin be set as an input if it can read input when set as output?

I recently created a circuit to read the value from two sets of buttons using only two analog pins. It involves setting one pin HIGH and reading the input on the other pin and then swapping. With both ...
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Arduino nano getting powered through analog input?

I noticed something today. I am powering the Arduino Nano from a battery and a 5v step up converter. That works just fine and I'm getting a stable 5v output. I have a second cable coming out from the ...
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Digital pin input stays high after receiving a high signal

I don't know why but when a pin set to input mode receives a high signal, then a low signal, it stays high for a seemingly random amount of time. #include <LiquidCrystal.h> LiquidCrystal lcd(7, ...

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