Questions tagged [shields]

Shields are attachments that "snap" onto the Arduino board adding functionality. They are usually the same shape as an Uno/Leonardo/Duemilanove. Some examples are: the Ethernet (includes SD port) shield, motor shields, and sensor shields.

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HLK-RM04 wifi shield factory reset?

I have this HLK-RM04: It came with no catalogue or manual all threads about it are in Chinese after when I found the configuration webpage and changing it to client it wont connect and it stopped ...
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Power supply while using a shield

Sorry if this is a dumb question, I'm new to Arduinos. I'm planning to use a MOVI voice shield with SparkFun's RedBoard Turbo (3.3v). The RedBoard Turbo requires a power supply under 6VDC, but the ...
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HTTP parsing with authentication in Arduino + ethernet shield

i am trying to parse a page from the route by using Arduino + Ethernet shield. before Arduino testing. I tested my code via python as it shows below. from this code i can get the data as i wish where ...
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Error while updating ThingSpeak using SIM808

im trying to update ThingSpeak from a SIM808 but I'm getting a network error. Please check below and let me know if there is anything wrong in my methodology. I'm using terminal.exe to send commands ...
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Arduino 4G LTE Shield

Is there by any chance a shield that can take an 4G LTE compatible SIM card activated by a carrier and establish a connection?
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What are the unused pins in an Arduino L293D motor shield?

What are the unused pins in an Arduino L293D motor shield? I want to connect the shield using wires instead of directly mounting on top of the Arduino board.
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Shield SIM808 EVB V3.2 charge a Lithium battery?

hello friends do you know if, can this shield (SIM808 EVB V3.2) charge a lithium battery directly or i need additional hardware?, I know that module has conection for battery but it can charge it?
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Use smartwatch NFC with Arduino

I've been working on a pretty simple NFC based door lock with the Arduino UNO. So far everything's going good and I have been able to use standard NFC cards/tags with the lock. I know that phones ...
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How to make VOLTE/LTE or LTE calls using Arduino?

I want to make VOLTE/LTE calls using Arduino. I searched everywhere in Google. At last I found a website LTE Cellular Shield for Arduino with Voice!. But I cannot find SIM7500 Shield in online shops. ...
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Error code board and boards.txt? Formatting error? cannot verify alarm.txt or any

Arduino: 1.8.8 (Windows 10), Board: "Arduino/Genuino Uno" Error reading file (E:\arduino\arduino-1.8.8\hardware\arduino\avr**\boards.txt:0**): Invalid line format, should be 'key=value' Error ...
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Timeout error with Arduino Mega and ESP8266 as the wifi module

I am trying to use the ESP8266 as the wifi module based on this tutorial. My connections are as follows: ESP8266 <-----------------> Arduino Mega VCC ------------------> 3.3V (converted ...
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Arduino Mega Wifi Shield Timeout Error

I got an Arduino Mega(not original) and also a Wifi shield, when ever I try to upload my code to it, I get this error: Sketch uses 5504 bytes (2%) of program storage space. Maximum is 253952 bytes. ...
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Motor shield power from Arduino pro mini 5v RAW Pin 150mAh cannot run servo

linked to my old question, Pro Mini 5v with Adafruit motor shield v1 power sharing problems I figured out and use one 7.2v battery (6 AA cells), and link it with RAW pin to Pro mini and join its 5v ...
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Accelerometer (I2C) and Fona Shield (software serial) won't work together

I am using a Fona 808 shield with an Arduino Uno and the LSM303 accelerometer. The accelerometer is connected via I2C and the Fona uses software serial. My project requires the accelerometer to be ...
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Nano can't get reply from ENC28J60 Ethernet Shield

My Arduino Nano can't get a reply from my new ENC28J60 Ethernet Shield - I can't get any library examples to work. Using the UIPEthernet lib, and running the EchoServer example with logging turned up, ...
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Elechouse Mo3 Shield Play Random Song

using this code to try and play a random song when someone walks by my distance sensor I get an error, the same song(track 0001) plays every time. Any advice? #include <SoftwareSerial.h> ...
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Arduino Ethernet Shield on Arduino Mega Pin Usage!

I currently have an Arduino Ethernet Shield which is Mega Compatible. I've found on the Arduino Ethernet Library https://www.arduino.cc/en/Reference/Ethernet that the Shield uses different Pins on the ...
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Using Arduino based OpenCR with USB Host Shield 2.0 to connect to PS4 controller

I am trying to use a PS4 controller with my dynamixel setup using the OpenCR 1.0 board. The USB Host Shield 2.0 library is used to talk to the controller, but the current library does not support Open ...
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Any possible way to stack Motor Driver shield L293D with Xbee Shield v03 on arduino?

So i am trying to stack these two shield on arduino, now the problem here is that i guess there is a conflict between the pins of arduino being used by both shields, so can anyone suggest a solution?
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How to send data from Arduino Uno with SIM900 GPRS to Firebase

I'm creating a real-time vehicle tracking Android application using the Arduino Uno and SIM900 GPS. I want to use Firebase as the database for the coordinates which will hold just the longitude and ...
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MKR 1000 not found in ports when MKR IMU Shield is connected

I am trying to connect my MKR IMU Shield to my MKR1000 by placing the IMU shield in the MKR1000. When I do this, however, the Arduino IDE and Simulink are unable to find the port that my Arduino is ...
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Error AT%13% With GSM/GPRS Shield

I've been trying to control a relay with a GSM shield for an Arduino project. I haven't had any success with either the Software Serial or the GSM library. I've declared the GSM variable in debug mode ...
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SIM900 can't attach GPRS

I have a SIMCom SIM900 GPRS Shield that works with an Arduino UNO R3. I am finding problems when I try to perform an HTTP POST request. I started guessing it was a problem with the GPRS because the ...
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Interfacing optical mouse with arduino

I have a USB mouse which I am using to measure distance travelled by my bot for a project. I followed this blog to get the optical sensor from the mouse from the arduino and interface it with the ...
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How can an Arduino Mega 2560+Wifi Shield 2.0 (SeeedStudio) receive data from database in a XAMPP server on my PC?

I'm trying to connect my Arduino Mega via Wifi to my XAMPP server. My main objective is get a value from my database and store it on a variable in Arduino code. With this new variable I'll be able to ...
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Help with Bluetooth shield

Hey guys I have this Bluetooth shield Does anybody know how I can get it to connect to Arduino? I can't find any guides on it. I have this serial program that I want to use to turn on a led. but ...
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Issue with Arduino car bot, the servo motor moves randomly also it turns hot pretty quickly

I trying to create an Arduino avoiding obstacle car. Using Arduino Uno +shield (sensor sheild v5.0). The problem is that when I upload the code, the servo moves randomly (it doesn't rotate to the ...
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H-Bridge L298N motor driver

I have 2 motors connected to a dual H-Bridge motor driver and the H-bridge connected to an arduino uno, It was working fine at first but now my motors are spinning very slow and the car bearly moves, ...
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SD card example freezes at line SD.begin() what should I do?

I have a 16GB SD card which is formated with FAT32. I'm trying to run the example codes presented for SD in Arduino. The SD card is inserted in the data logging shield and the CS pin in this shield is ...
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Arduino uno AVR assembly with LEDs

I am currently in an introductory assembly language class. My assignment is to use a sparkfun joystick shield kit to do something with an arduino uno. I figure turning on LEDs is the easiest. We must ...
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Arduino GSM shield GSM_READY not ready ever

I am using an Arduino Mega and an Arduino GSM shield. I am using the receive SMS example under GSM in the Arduino IDE. My GSM shield's hardware IP is set correctly. Here is the sketch: /* SMS ...
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How to control 30 stepper motors using Arduino?

To prototype my project, I'm going to use an Arduino. I need to control 30 step motors. 4 of these step motors should always be ready to work, no matter other motors are working or not. But the other ...
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USB DEVICES WITH THE 32U4?

I have an Arduino Pro micro and I need to know if it is possible to use an USB device like a camera or things like that Since the processor is a 32U4. the USB Shield is for the Arduino Uno and I don't ...
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How do you use the plastic cover/case that came with Arduino?

They have holes for screw on, on top of the holes on the Arduino itself. Where can I find parts that are compatible with this case/cover? What was the intended use of this case/cover? Thanks.
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Powering Arduino Uno and Ardumoto Motor Driver Shield

I need to power an Ardumoto Shield to drive two 12V DC motors. I was planning to connect a 12V battery to the Max 18V input on the Ardumoto and a 9V battery to the barrel jack input of the Arduino Uno....
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Disconnect Ethernet Shield

I'm trying to use the Ethernet Shield and the EasyVR (voice recognition) together. The Ethernet shield uses the same pins that the EasyVR, but the easyVR works fine if I don't call Ethernet.begin(). ...
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Adapt Dynamixel library to different shields

I have been playing around with this shield for a couple of days now and I have to agree with some statements made in the comments that the "library" lacks many functions. However I have discovered ...
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Playing MP3 Shield tracks

I have an MP3 shield on a Arduino Uno. When using "File Player" I can get the tracks to play by keyboard entry with three digits (001-009). The problem is that I want to use (SFEMP3Shield > examples >...
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LCD shield submenu

I need to make an app that does various functions regarding IR signals (remote-like) I need to create a sub menu in order for me to access multiple functionalities. Arduino-Uno-Menu-Template I used ...
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How to write a script if water sensor comes into contact with water for more than 2 mins and LED lights up

I am a newbie to arduino and programming. I would like to come out with a code for water sensor to detect the presence of water for more than 2mins before lighting up the LED lightbulb. Currently ...
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Intermittent wifi/hotspot connection

I have an Arduino Mega 2560 with a cc3000 Wifi shield that is sending messages to dweet.io. Here is the relevant portion of my code: // Post data to dweetio char data[125]; sprintf(data, "?t1=...
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Can't fetch arduino param on server, Using POST method via arduino wifi shield

I am creating a slot sensor, using photoresistor. The goal is to send the photoresistor value, via analog read, pin A0 to my web server, so I can stored it in my database. void loop() { int ...
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Chat between Xbee and Arduino

I'm very new with this devices so I'm a bit confused. I've got two Xbee modules series 1 and an Arduino UNO. I want to make like a chat between the two Xbee modules, one of them connected to the PC ...
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send data scanner via RF24

I have arduino uno+usb shield+barcode sacnner+RF24 for transmitter and arduino uno+RF24 for receiver. i want to send scanner data to receiver. This is my code //**********************************NRF*...
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What is the advantage of using a 4-20mA shield rather than directly measuring the voltage drop?

I would like to measure a sensor which uses a 4-20mA current output. The easiest way would be to set the voltage drop to around 5V using a 250 ohm resistor and measure the voltage using the analog pin....
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Interfacing Logitech Joystick to Arduino and interrupt a while loop

I am working on a project of a robot arm. The joints are made of servo motor. The basic function can be describe as: The robot arm (the servos) were moved manually by the Logitech joystick. The user ...
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Can an Arduino Pro Mini interface with a full-sized WiFi shield?

We have an Arduino Pro Mini on a breadboard connected to a 9V battery and a sensor, reading data. We also have a full-sized Adafruit WINC1500 WiFi Shield with PCB Antenna. I would like to know if they ...
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mcufriend 2.4 TFT with ESP8266

I have this TFT: Now, the problem is, I will not use this as a shield (i.e. I will not just put it on top of an Arduino Uno). I will use it with an ESP8266 (NodeMCU). I want to know how to wire them ...
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I want to modify setup, to also keep the serial USB port opens so I can send strings via a Raspberry Pi

I am trying to modify the original code from these guys GRA & AFCH, who have made an Arduino Sketch Program that runs a Arduino powered Nixie Clock. Here is the link to their Firmware file:...
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Web Page doesn't load when data is being received from Xbee

I have an Arduino Mega I am using as a simple web server. Right now the web page is two simple lines of text. There is an XBee radio attached to the unit to receive data from another unit. However, ...

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