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Questions tagged [mac-os]

Refers to Mac operating systems.

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Arduino Uno unable to detect serial port on MAC os Mojave 10.14.2

Ive upgraded to Mojave. I've never used Arduino before. I was given Arduino Uno. Arduino Uno does not find any serial ports... can't load Blink example (the first step) In blind frustration, I ...
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Arduino Uno will not connect to MAC computer running Sierra

I purchased an Arduino Uno. I am trying to set it up, but when I got to the "port" on my MAC, there is no option to select anything related to my board. The only connections the port tab allows me to ...
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Mac shortcut for next window - IDE 1.8.7 problem

How do I use the keyboard to cycle through Arduino windows on a mac? In my System preferences, I have (default): Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Move focus to next window = Cmd ⌘ ` It works perfectly ...
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Connect to ch340 on MacOS Mojave

I recently upgraded my MacBook Pro to Mojave. Now I'm not able to connect to my Arduino board with ch340g usb-to-serial chip. It is a Arduino board with AtMega 328 and ESP8266 integrated. I downloaded ...
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Serial communication mac to Digispark ATtiny85

I want to use the Arduino IDE serial monitor with my Digispark ATtiny85 over USB. I can without problems upload this code(Digispark CDC example): #include <DigiCDC.h> void setup() { ...
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Arduino will not recognise USB ports on my Mac running Sierra

Arduino will not recognise USB ports on my Mac running Sierra I am a teacher who helps teachers to use LilyPad. I used to be able to plug in my LilyPad Arduino and see the USB port. I have read all ...
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avrdude Programmer is not responding Mac

I'm VERY new to Arduino programs. I'm trying to upload the AnalogInOutSerial example to my Arduino, however, I keep getting an error saying that there is a problem uploading to the board. Thank you ...
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Arduino Uno R3 (with Atmega 16U2) and macOS 10.11 not working

So, i have the newest Arduino IDE (1.8.5) installed and the newest release of Arduino AVR Boards 1.6.21. My OS: macOS 10.11.6. Usually I only use Nano's china clones with an CH340 USB-Serial chip, I ...
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My Mac Yosemite will download Arduino IDE, but won't upload without error

I'm getting this error code when I try to upload to my desktop Mac running Yosemite 10.10.5: Arduino: 1.8.6 Hourly Build 2018/04/03 01:12 (Mac OS X), Board: "Arduino/Genuino Uno" Sketch uses 3612 ...
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Avrdude can't connect to butterfly programmer

I'm trying to upload my exported HEX file by avrdude using this command /Users/user_acc/Downloads/Arduino.app/Contents/Java/hardware/tools/avr/bin/avrdude -C/Users/user_acc/Downloads/Arduino.app/...
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just get my mkr1000 in macOS Sierra 10.13 and no way to connect

I have connected the device via USB, downloaded the latest version of Arduino IDE (1.8.5) installed (automatically offered) the drivers for the mkr, and there's nothing in the serial port selector ...
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AVR-Toolchain for Arduino crashes on Mac OSX 10.11.6: Hints or debugging help needed

My Arduino IDE does not compile any project since I updated from Mac OSX 10.6.8 to 10.11.6. I even tried reinstalling and also manually installing the original AVR-toolchain. But the behaviour did ...
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macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 is unable to detect Arduino Uno R3 [duplicate]

I seem to have a fully functional offiical Arduino Uno R3. When I connect it with the USB cable to my MacBook Pro with High Sierra 10.13.2, the LED on digital port 13 is flashing. In the the desktop ...
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Will a genuine Arduino board have the same issues with High Sierra as other non genuine ones?

I think my question is quite specific to High Sierra. I am very new and have bought a starter Elegoo kit to learn the basics. I did not realise that their boards are not the real thing. I have an ...
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How to restart USB subsystem?

I'm developing on the Arduino platform (ESP8266 with USB -> serial) and sometimes the USB port that is being used stops working and gets frozen. Then I need to plug the device into another USB port. ...
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Error “Documents/Arduino/libraries/.DS_Store/library.properties: permission denied”

I am trying to compile a sketch and my output is showing: Documents/Arduino/libraries/.DS_Store/library.properties: permission denied I don't know how to change permissions for that file on a Mac.
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problem uploading arduino sketch on esp8266-12e

i have a new mac os sierra installed. i just installed arduino IDE and the serial drivers for mac os x to make the serial usb port available for esp8266 device when i try to flash the device through ...
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A1 was not declared in the scope

I'm trying to put all my settings in a config.h file and then #include it in the Arduino sketch. Here's what my config.h looks like: RobotConfig.h #ifdef BOT //hardware pins int motor1Pin = ...
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Arduino Uno R3 stuck in DFU mode/Port not recognized

I have an Arduino Uno R3 that is simultaneously stuck in DFU mode and won't be recognized as a port in the Arduino IDE on my Macbook Pro (El Capitan). Upon receiving power, the Arduino is ...
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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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My ESP8266 01 is saying at espcomm_sync failed, espcomm_open failed, and (2x) espcomm_upload_mem failed. OS X

I'm extremely frustrated at my ESP8266 right now, with the Arduino. I am using a 6v DC battery power supply (4xAA batteries), and a 3.3v voltage regulator (NTE1904). I have the connections as shown: ...
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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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Arduino Nano not visible in Serial Ports (Mac OS)

I have used by Arduino countless times over the past few years and only after installing an update to Mac OS Sierra did the device stop showing up under the Serial Ports. Now only tty-bluetooth shows ...
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Where is Arduino.h on a Mac? Can I download a copy if missing?

I have installed the IDE on a Mac. It works great. I want to use Eclipse as an editor only. Some files I have include "Arduino.h". Where is this file? I cannot find it. If it is built in to the tools ...
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Using Arduino with Assembly on MacOS

I'm trying to use an Arduino UNO board with Assembly on MacOS, but I couldn't find any documentation about it. How can I compile and upload Assembly files to the Arduino with MacOS?
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Only 1/4 Arduinos seen in Port list?

At some point last week I was able to connect to and upload code to all 4 of my arduino unos from my mac (OS X Sierra). I've been working on one Arduino for a few hours, and now that I tried to plug ...
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Arduino resets my MacBook Pro

Every time I connect the Arduino Uno to the Mac through USB port, the Mac restarts. Why is this happening? How can Arduino make such a sophisticated machine reset? This also happens with my ESP12E ...
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The Arduino Sketch does not save in Arduino folder location

I have just installed Arduino on Mac OS. The Arduino folder is created under Documents. But whenever I save the sketch it gets stored in some ghost location and gives an error, the same name already ...
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Arduino or XBee unique identifier?

Is there anything built into the Arduino Uno or the XBee Pro 2 radio module that I can poll within my Arduino script to act as a unique identifier? Mac address or otherwise? If anyone has a code ...
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code wont upload to arduino starter kit

My operating system : OS X EL CAPITAN Please help I was trying to do project 05 Mood cue of the arduino starter kit. I completed setting up my board and writing the code and when I tried to upload I ...
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Why can't my Arduino IDE recognize serial ports? (Mac El Cap, Ard. UNO)

My Arduino UNO I bought directly from Arduino.cc, so I'm pretty certain it's not a cheap clone. I have a MacBook Pro El Capitan 10.11.5. My Java is 1.8, but I'm pretty sure that doesn't matter. I have ...
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Use terminal command to verify software

I've seen that it is possible to use terminal command to verify software instead of using the IDE. Something like arduino --verify lab.ino. Is there a way to do so on Mac OS? Thank you
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Arduino IDE programs Leonardo but cannot open serial terminal

I'm using Arduino: 1.6.7 (Mac OS X 10.11.3), Board: "Arduino Leonardo". When I try to program my code, it works without problems. When I want to open the built-in Serial Monitor or Serial Plotter, ...
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Arduino Uno R3 (with Atmega 16u2) and MAC OSX 10.11 (El capitan) not working

I have Chinese copy of arduino which uses ATmega16u2 (at least that's what is written on the chip itself). When connected, it is visible in system information under USB section: Communication ...
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How to Send Live Sensor Data to iOS Custom Apps with BLE

I am looking for a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) device that could send live sensor data from Arduino to iOS custom apps, not the app that is already in the app store. I would like to create my own apps ...
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How to program AVR in Mac OS X?

In our college we are using a module developed by IIT Bombay (called FIREBIRD V[ver 5]). It has ATmega2560 and ATmega8 microcontrollers (master and slave) with bootloader. The staff uses AVR Studio ...
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ERROR: Timed out waiting for Arduino 101 - anything I can do?

I just received an Arduino 101 so I did the following in a wave of excitement... Connected the USB cable between it and my Macbook Pro Started the Arduino IDE version 1.6.7 Wrote a little bit of code ...
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Arduino Nano Atmega328P doesn't work on Macbook

I've bought and Arduino Nano compatible on eBay: But by the time I connect it to my Macbook Pro (OS X El Capitan 10.11.2) doesn't appear under "Tools -> Port" in Arduino IDE: I've followed some ...
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Arduino Mega 2560 not showing up in Serial Port in IDE

I recently purchased an Arduino Mega 2560. As soon as I connected it for the first time with my macbook pro the led was blinking (default blink program). To stop the blinking, I uploaded an empty ...
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Flexiforce to Uno to Keyboard. Working but not as inteded

I have a Flexiforce 25 pound pressure sensors connected to my Arduino Uno which connects to my laptop. My requirement is to be able to play video games using taps on pressure sensors. I am ...
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Popen command restarts arduino [duplicate]

So I am trying to make a Mac OSX program with Cocoa that will be able to control my Arduino via serial. I currently have the C command popen("echo 7 > /dev/cu.usbmodem1411", "r"); to try to send ...
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Mac Arduino IDE Connection to Min Seg (Mega 2560). No tty

I own a Macbook running OS X 10.10.3 (Yosemite) I own a Min Seg. My Min Seg model is built on an Arduino Mega 2560. Problem When I connect the board to the Macbook, using either of the Macbook's ...
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How to send volume +/- on Mac/OSX from Leonardo

I saw this answer but I can't find the analog for Mac. I've tried cycling thru keycodes from 0x01 thru maybe 0x500, and I went thru ascii a few times, also found brightness up/down, and F11, F12, but ...
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Arduino crashed my computer when I plug in the USB cable

I have a 2008 Mac that hardly ever crashes. But from time to time (not always) it crashes (the whole computer shuts down as if the power has been cut off) when I plug in an Arduino via USB. What ...
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Tried to fix ports on Mac OS X Yosemite. Now nothing works

I was having an issue very similar to this one: Arduino compatible's serial port not showing Mac OSX Basically I have a clone (VISduino) and it's made with a different USB chip so it needed a ...
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Reading Arduino from Java is way too slow

I am trying to write a simple Java program to display the analog input fed to an Arduino board upon a stimulus from a user on some physical sensors. If I use the Arduino program itself and look at ...
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Same Arduino Sketch when uploaded from a Linux machine does not work

I am trying out some code using the Arduino IDE. The code basically tries to connect to a server and push some data to it. When I upload the sketch to the Arduino from Mac (Apple PC running on Mac OS)...
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Arduino uploading to the wrong port

I purchased a half dozen fake Arduinos hoping to build a bunch of projects without paying a fortune. I have all the drivers installed, and the port shows up in the Arduino IDE. The problem is when I ...
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/dev/cu port resource always busy on OS X 10.10

Is there any reason why is my /dev/cu port always busy? How can I fix that? It happened on both Uno clone and Spark Core. The problem is, I'm having issues doing serial communication. Where (as a ...
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Issue with usbserial for arduino clone

I have attached photo of the clone Uno board recently acquired, and I am working on a Mac OS X 10.7.5 I have sourced the solution from http://javacolors.blogspot.com/2014/08/dccduino-usb-drivers-...