Questions tagged [osx]

The operating system typically used on Mac computers. Use this tag for questions about using Arduino alongside a Mac environment, such as uploading a program from a Mac.

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Arduino OSX Mojave - Serial port only shows sometimes

I've found lots of issues about serial ports not showing up at all, but none about what I'm experiencing. Sometimes I can see my Arduino Mega 2560 in the ports list, and sometimes I can't. I've tried ...
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HC-05 bridge using Arduino Nano and GNU Screen

I connect an HC-05 module to an Arduino nano with CH341 serial chip (voltage divider on RX pin). I am trying to make a bridge for a test, i.e. serial in, echo local and echo to Bluetooth and vice ...
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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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My Arduino isn't showing up on my computer. What should I do?

You have your spangly new Arduino board, you've installed the software, and you plug it in. Nothing happens. Diagnosing problems may be a little tricky for the beginner, so what hoops should you go ...
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CH34x board fails with avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 1 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x00 Atemel Mega328P AU1640

I have been given a board(Atmel ATmega328P-AU 1640) to program. I googled and found category of board Arduino Uno/ CH34x-based clone. But when I program an empty program: void setup() { // put ...
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Arduino Micro disappears on osX 10.11.6

so I have an arduino micro, and it was working fine until the latest security update for OSX 10.11.6 now the port won't show up in the arduino IDE. This doesn't seem to be a problem with the Uno / ...
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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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Yet another “Mac cannot find USB serial port” post

I have read about every post about people having issues with their Arduinos on Macs. I have a 100% authentic Arduino UNO, that I cannot by any circumstance manage to connect to my late 2009 iMac with ...
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Removing Robot IR Arduino Library on Macbook

I'm trying to use my IR receiver on my Arduino Uno Board. First I need to remove my IR Robot library because it interferes with the IRremote library. On my Mac, I have gone into the Arduino/library ...
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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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Arduino IDE in conflict with pyserial for use of serial port in OSX Yosemite

I'm trying to communicate with an Arduino Uno via pyserial using a code that I wrote for Ubuntu. However, when I try to use the same code in OSX Yosemite after identifying the serial port for the case ...
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Controlling an OSX app by Arduino

I am trying to control an app on OSX with an Arduino Uno. Specifically, I would like to start and stop play of an MP3 on iTunes, or a track on Spotify, using an Arduino connected to the Apple ...
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Missing Libraries make no sense

I've never much issue importing a library to my master sketchbook location, restarting Arduino, then using the library examples. Today is a different story: I'm loading RCLib which is part of this ...
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Mysterious RX pulses on UART connect on OS X Arduino Due

Arduino IDE 1.6.8, Arduino Due, Mac OS 10.11.3 I am seeing eight mysterious pulses on the RX line when I connect to the serial port using multiple client libraries (Python, JavaScript as well as the ...
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Board won't show on one of my computers

I have the same problem with these two boards: Ruggeduino (Uno compatible) and DFRobot Romeo 1 (Duemilanove compatible). On one of my Macs (a Macbook Pro running 10.11.4), I can see a new port /dev/...
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MKR1000 not showing up on OSX

I can't appear to get my MKR1000 to list a port on my mac in the arduino ide, am i missing something obvious or does it need additional drivers? Also ➜ ~ csrutil status System Integrity Protection ...
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How to read data from PC

I'm new to Arduino. I'm passing some data from my Android phone to my Macbook via bluetooth (throught the app Sensoduino). What I'd like to do now is to export that data to my Arduino Mini Pro. Is ...
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Upload with esptool fails with “espcomm_send_command: can't receive slip payload data”

Uploading a sketch to an ESP8266 board fails with: error: failed reading byte warning: espcomm_send_command: can't receive slip payload data warning: espcomm_send_command(FLASH_DOWNLOAD_BEGIN) failed ...
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Using embedXcode with Adafruit Trinket

I'm trying to get set up to develop for the Adafruit Trinket on a Mac running the OS X El Capitan beta (10.11.2 beta) with Xcode and embedXcode. I've got the Arduino IDE downloaded from arduino.cc ...
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Arduino not detected On El Capitan Public Beta 6

Since I updated to El Capitan Public Beta, my Arduino Uno doesn't show up in the serial devices list. The System Information utility shows an Arduino connected on the USB port (as 'Communication ...
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Arduino Nano with Mac OS Yosemite 10.10

I have an Arduino Nano and I’m trying to use it with Mac OS Yosemite (10.10). However, I’m having issues with the data transfer between the computer and the device. The Arduino is powered (LED is ...
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LCD Display hangs the computer

I'm trying to connect 16x2 LCD screen to clone Arduino UNO via PF8574T backpack. 4 cables are connected to +5V, GND, SDA and SDL pins. When I tried this I2C scanner code from arduino.cc. It returned ...
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How to run Arduino 1.0.6 on OS X 10.10 with Java 7 or 8 already installed

On a new Mac (running OS X 10.10) with Java 7 or 8 already installed (for other development), how can I run the Arduino 1.0.6 IDE (which seems to be required for the LightBlue Bean BLE Arduino device),...
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Is there an Arduino Simulator or Emulator that runs on OS X?

Is there an Arduino Simulator or Emulator or cross-compiler to native Mac executable that runs directly under Mac OS X, and does NOT require a Windows or Linux VM or an active internet connection for ...
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Cannot upload sketch to Arduino Micro with Arduino IDE on OSX

I have been programming a Arduino Micro for weeks now, but suddenly it is not able to upload a sketch. I am using OSX Mavericks on a Macbook Pro which has USB 3.0 ports. It has never been a problem ...
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Installing Ports for Arduino Nano on Mac OS X Yosemite

Just starting with Arduino and have gotten stuck at the first hurdle: trying to connect an Arduino Nano with my Mac Book Pro which runs 10.10. I can't seem to find the right port as all suggestions ...
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Make upload stuck on osx 10.10 bare-arduino-project

I followed the instructions in here, including to use arduino IDE v 1.0.5, but when I tried to make upload it stuck. I can upload it when using Arduino IDE. Here is what I got: mkdir -p /Users/...
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Rename device name (ch340 usb to serial) Mac OS

Can't upload sketches to Arduino Nano clone with USB to serial chip ch340. After installing drivers and plugging in, device has the name cu/tty.wch ch341 USB=>RS232 fa130 (with spaces), but ...