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Questions tagged [serial]

Serial communication is the standard USB connection between the Arduino and a computer with a standard USB A to B cable or through the TX/RX pins using a USB to serial converter. It can also refer to the serial library.

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Using SD card shield on Arduino Due

I have a Seeed Studio SD card shield (V3) that I am trying to use on my Arduino Due. I am having trouble using the SD examples that come with the Arduino IDE. They worked fine on my Arduino Uno by ...
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Atmega328P-PU: Programmer is not responding

Few days ago, I built my own custom Arduino on the breadboard. It is built according to tutorial on http://www.crash-bang.com/resource/breadboard-arduino/. The Atmega328P-PU is already burned with the ...
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Cant open serial monitor on linux

I have a pro micro and I'm running the IDE on linux. The IDE easily recognises that my board is on /dev/ttyACM0 so i can flash programs on to it. I am testing the following code void setup() { ...
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Run Servo when detect object on OpenCV Python

I want to connect OpenCV (Python) with arduino Uno when it detects a tennis ball. OpenCV code: import numpy as np import cv2 import serial face_cascade = cv2.CascadeClassifier('tennisballdetect.xml')...
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ArduinoDue - Matlab: SerialUSB.write() sends ASCII?

I'm trying to get some binary data from an Arduino Due to Matlab. Basically this is the setup: Due: byte usbMsg[33]= {0}; // filled with dummy as example usbMsg[1] = '00000001';// in[3]; usbMsg[2] ...
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Connecting Mac to Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE over serial

The Adafruit board connects fine over USB serial, and fine over Bluetooth to a mobile app, but it will not connect to a Mac serial monitor over Bluetooth. Is there any way to use the Adafruit's ...
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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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Interfacing SD card with arduino without shield

I am trying to connect SD card with arduino without using a shield. To convert to 3.3v, I have used voltage divider circuit as described in these two sites: http://garagelab.com/profiles/blogs/...
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Arduino Serial Hex Values

Apologies if I have missed a relevant post somewhere, but have search for days to try figure this out... I have written some C# code to send a Byte Array over Serial from my PC to an Arduino Nano ...
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Sending binary data to Matlab via serial

I would like to exchange data via Xbee. I've set up a communication based on strings between the Arduino and a Matlab software. Unfortunately this kind of communication isn't enough robust and ...
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Hiduino as a Serial-USB midi coverter

I have an Arduino Mega2560 configured to Hiduino, which makes the Arduino a driverless class-compliant MIDI interface. I am currently converting RS232 serial I/O data to midi data using the 'hairless ...
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Controlling Dynamixel MX24T, MX64T servo wirelessly using Arduino Mega?

I am planning to control multiple Dynamixel servos (MX28T or MX-64T) wirelessly using an Arduino Mega. Since this servo uses serial communication, I need an additional serial port to interface with ...
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Reading three signals sent serially on Simulink from Arduino

I am sending three signals from one Arduino mega to another using xbees. On the receiving end I am using these signals in a Simulink code to control servo motors. Currently it is set up to read from ...
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Read/write data from 2 Arduinos simultaneously with Python

So for my project I have one Arduino Mega hooked up with a quadrature rotary encoder which is connected to the computer. An Arduino Uno is connected to a circuit I built, which in turn is connected to ...
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Arduino Nano USB Serial Bypass

I have a Nano clone here, that sporadically fails to get detected by my banana pi. This is annoying, because it works for days and hours, but fails to work randomly. The Nano gets it's own power via ...
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Bluetooth Communication Not Working with DC Power But Works With USB Power?

I am running a HM-10 Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) module to transmit serial data (using SoftwareSerial) from an analog sensor onboard my Arduino Uno to a serial terminal app on my Android phone. When I ...
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Serial Communication between arduino and nodeMCU

I am trying to connect a nodeMCU to arduino mega using serial communication so that i can read data from firebase. I have put the following code on the NODEMCU. #include<SoftwareSerial.h> //...
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HC-05 Bluetooth fails AT+LINK

I'm trying to get a HC-05 connected as master to a Bluetooth ELM327 OBD scanner. The HC-05 is accepting AT commands, no problem. This is the sequence I use: AT+RMAAD (Clear any paired devices) AT+...
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MKR1010 serial communication

Is communication using tx/rx from an arduino to mkr1010 the same as any other serial communication? I ask because I can't find any tutorials or info on connecting an arduino to mkr1010, but there are ...
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Reading byte per byte from a txt file on SD Card without using the 512Bytes buffer

I am trying to read every sequenced-byte that is located on a txt file in the SD card. I have been reading quite a lot about the SPI and SD libraries, But I have found a lot of different information ...
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Connecting Audio Jack to Arduino

So I started working on a project of mine that is mostly software based which I have no problems with, but it includes electronics too. Where I am still learning a lot. Anyways, I have been trying to ...
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Printing elements of char array from PROGMEM

Given: const char* PROGMEM names[] = {"Foo","Bar"}; Serial.print(names[0]); I get garbage output. Is there some function that will print the string from PROGMEM? E.G.: Serial.print(<function ...
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Two serials can't work on the same speed

I have a device which sits on pins 10/11 of Arduino UNO. I am trying to send commands from my PC using Arduino to relay my commands to the device via Serial. The problem is that if I use speed 9600 ...
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Reading +IPD response from serial.read() using Arduino UNO and ESP8266

I have a python server running on my PC and I am using an Arduino Uno (wifi enabled by a ESP8266 chip) as the client. I can make the the server and client communicate using AT commands as shown below: ...
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Adafruit Huzzah Feather not resetting and serial monitor garbage

Hi there, I have an Adafruit Huzzah Feather project laid out as you can see in the diagram above. Currently I am having trouble getting it to reliably reset and start the sketch. More often than ...
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No ttyACM0 nor ttyUSB0

I checked several related posts but couldn't solve my problem. I have Antergos Linux : # uname -a Linux biutitude 4.14.11-1-ARCH #1 SMP PREEMPT Wed Jan 3 07:02:42 UTC 2018 x86_64 GNU/Linux The ...
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ATMega328 to Arduino Mega Serial Communication

I'm working with an ATMEGA328 chip on a breadboard. I'm using the Arduino library for easy coding within Atmel Studio (and an ISP MKii for programming). I have no way to easily debug my code, so I ...
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ATtiny85 and MPU-6050 Gyroscope

I'm doing a project that involves sending MPU-6050 gyroscope data via serial communication to the laptop. Is ATtiny85 micro-controller suitable for this job? Is it powerful enough to do it? I was ...
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Transmitting signal from a Photon Redboard to an Arduino Uno

I am doing a basic electronics course revolving around the Internet of Things*, and we have to make a final project to present what we have learnt. * Hear me out - I don't think this belongs on IoT SE,...
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Arduino Pro Mini ATmega 328P: garbage output on serial console

Arduino Pro Mini ATmega 328P 3.3V 8MHz, connected to USB port via USB to Serial breakout board built around the FT232RL FTDI chip. JTAGenum project code uploaded to the Arduino. I opened terminal and ...
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Can't activate Seeeduino port

I want to use Seeeduino, but I can't activate port connection for it. To use Seeduino I installed Seeeduino from Board Manager in Arduino Studio. And then installed USB Serial Driver from this ...
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Serial.println cuts off first digit

I'm trying to perform a simple analogRead() and print out the result, as below: void getVoltMeter() { readValue = analogRead(A2); readByte = readValue/4; Serial.println(readValue); Serial....
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Arduino UNO/Nano communication with SP1ML-868 module

Good evening, I'm trying to establish serial communication between an Arduino UNO/Nano (ATMega328P) and a SP1ML-868 RF radio module (http://www.st.com/en/wireless-connectivity/sp1ml.html). I can talk ...
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Garbage when listening to serial

This is the atmega328p code that is supposed to send a predefined message repeatedly. #include <avr/io.h> #include <util/delay.h> #define BAUD 9600 #define BAUD_PRESCALLER (((F_CPU / (...
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PS2 Keyboard and sending keystrokes between a Leonardo and several pro micros

I am working on a project where I am taking the the key presses from a PS/2 keyboard and passing them to several pro micro boards so I can type the same commands on multiple computers at the same time....
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Serial Monitor Stops Working

I am using a DIY colour sensor (RGB LED and LDR) and a servo to make a skittles sorter. I am testing out just the colour detection now and printing the RGB values to serial. It worked fine until I ...
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Make RFID Tag as a variable

I want to make RFID Tag as a variable, and push it to the web server. But I struggle to do the Serial.read function. Any solutions? Here is my code #include <ESP8266WiFi.h> #include <SPI....
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Send .wav file from SD card to NodeMCU via serial port

I was able to send a text file in the SD card to NodeMCU using the serial port of an Arduino Mega using this code: if (readSerial1 == "Okay I'm ready") { myFile = sdf.open("uid.txt", FILE_READ); ...
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MATLAB and Arduino communication

I have to send from MATLAB to Arduino a char line 'S' to start the Arduino program and send back values from a sensor. This is my MATLAB code clear; delete(instrfind); s = serial('/dev/cu....
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Arduino Mega 2560 SoftwareSerial Not Working

We have an xBee Pro S2C that is using this library (https://github.com/andrewrapp/xbee-arduino) very well on a Software Serial connection to ports 2 and 3 on an Arduino Uno. However, when we take the ...
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How can I use delimiter/split serial input in a loop function?

How can I use delimiter/split serial input in a loop function? I want to use each word from the input and check a database, to check availability. #include SoftwareSerial.h> #define ...
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How can I connect a Fona to an Adafruit feather?

I have this adafruit-feather-huzzah-esp8266: https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-feather-huzzah-esp8266/pinouts and I want to connect a Fona board. But I am not certain which pins have the ...
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Laser emitter + receiver for Arduino (Arduino to Arduino communication)

I'm working on a project using 2 Arduinos connected to 2 computers to demo Serial to Serial communication. We're using Arduino Uno connected to the computer via Serial and software serial for inter-...
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Arduino Serial Communication Issue

I state that I have already written a similar question on StackOverflow thinking that the problem is with my computer software. Anyway, after some shell debugs, I notice that the real issue is on the ...
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Serial Write fails to send when Motors moving

I have an unusual bug with the code I have written for my rover V2 robot. I have a raspberry pi running some computer vision code written in opencv tracking an object doing the heavy processing. ...
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Xbee S2 API Data Packets dropping out

I made a setup which consists of 3 Zigbee's, 2 routers(Zigbee S2C's) and 1 coordinator(Zigbee S2). The routers are each connected to arduino nano which collects data from 2 FSR's and an IMU(frame type:...
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GSM serial get event or read the whole input?

I am using an Arduino Uno with GSM shield, trying to read some SMS. Here is my code. #include <SoftwareSerial.h> SoftwareSerial SIM900(7, 8); char incoming_char=0; void setup() { Serial....
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I can't receive data from Arduino through Bluetooth

I am developing an app that controls an Arduino robot. For that I need to communicate through Bluetooth. That means sending and receiving data. Why receiving? Because I also have sensors on the robot. ...
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Problem with receiving data from Arduino via HC05 sent by Java

I want to both send some sensor data via Bluetooth (HC05) and Arduino to Java and I also want to send some command data via the same Bluetooth and serial port to Arduino. I've managed to do the first ...
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How do I fix the serial loader on my Pro Mini?

I have an Arduino Pro Mini, 3v3, 8Mhz. I have in the past successfully programmed it over the serial line. I have two others, I can program them over the serial line. I can program the first one using ...