Questions tagged [softwareserial]

A library for emulating UART functionality in software on any available digital IO pins. Use this tag for questions regarding SoftwareSerial.

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ESP8266-01 serial communication with Arduino UNO

I have been looking forever why my serial communication is not working, hopefully someone can help me here. Arduino UNO code: //ARDUINO UNO CODE #include <arduino.h> #include <...
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HC-05 Bluetooth module doesn't read data correctly from my Android phone

I have made a home automation project where am using an Arduino Uno and HC-05 Bluetooth module and an Android app. I did everything properly but when I send commands from my Android app it works ...
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SoftwareSerial data being corrupted - looking for suggestions

I'm having problems running a serial communication between a NodeMCU ESP8266 and an Arduino Uno. I'm using the "standard" SUART setup, i.e. pins D1&D2 on the ESP are hooked up with GPIOs 2&3 ...
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Arduino GPS Simulator: SoftwareSerial Issues

For my project, i need my Arduino Uno to simulate a GPS. To do this, I need to: Generate a 5V Pulse once a second (no problem) Send a $GPRMC NMEA sentence with the current time over RS-232 (i've got ...
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SoftwareSerial Stopped Working

I have been browsing the internet for about 3 hours now, it appears other people have had the same problem but I can't find a solution for it. Basically yesterday I received my first GSM module and I ...
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Multiple Serial Ports Stream Switch

I am trying to define multiple serial ports (multiple BMS management boards) and select via a global variable the port which one is active, this is the sketch I am trying to modify. https://github....
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Using XBEE from my laptop, I want to assign multiple values in the Arduino

I'm trying to control motors by Arduino, from my laptop. I'm using MATLAB to send over packets of data, i.e. 'x=100,y=150,z=200' My scheme was to send this packet to Arduino, and have Arduino extract ...
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Serial doesn't initialise on Arduino Mega 2560 when not powered via the USB port

I am working on a project with a Mega 2560 and a Sim800L module. Everything works fine, however if i don't connect the USB port (at least once) and power only externally (either by Vin unregulated 7-...
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how to make GPRS/GSM SIM900 shield work with gps neo-6M module using Arduino UNO board

I'm a beginer to arduino program.i will like to make a program that will send latitude and longitude on my mysql database.so since 3 days i try to learn how to use all this material(GPRS/GSM SIM900 ...
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AT command is not responding on serial monitor

I am trying to send AT commands to ESP8266. I re-flashed ESP8266 http://imgur.com/a/J8Ueh I followed this tutorial http://remotexy.com/en/help/esp8266-firmware-update/ and I hope it re-flashed ...
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Cannot receive data from GPS SD Shield V2-B

I am attempting to receive GPS data from a GPS SD Shield V2-B purchased from maplin. I have attempted the very simple sketch they provide on their website linksprite.com. I have also tried following a ...
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Not able to control digital pins using commands sent via HC-05 module

I am trying to control the LED on pin13 using the below code but it's not working. With this code I am able to print to the Serial Monitor but the code has no effect on the any of the digital pins. I ...
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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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Can I connect a NEO-6M GPS Module and ESP8266 to the same Arduino?

Can I connect a NEO-6M GPS Module and ESP8266 to the same Arduino? I think both modules require the use of the RX and TX pins.
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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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Uno to NodeMCU Serial Connection Problem

This is my first project with any sort of development board and it has been a blast so far. I am running into some issues, however, while trying to send serial data from my Uno to a NodeMCU board. ...
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Trouble in acquiring NEO6M GPS data through S-Function builder at Matlab simulink using Arduino libraries

I have connected a NEO6M GPS module to an Arduino Mega 2560 and programmed using TinyGPS++ library's "Device Example". I am getting proper data at serial port. NEO6MGPS to ArduinoMega2560 Vcc ...
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Converting each digit in an integer to its respective ASCII characters

For example what would be the process of converting the integer 1023 into ascii characters of 0x31 (1) 0x30 (0) 0x32 (2) 0x33 (3) Not looking for any library functions (I know of Serial.print() and ...
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Will this code for braking of dc motor using sensor work?

#define trigPin 13 #define echoPin 14 #define e1 10 // Enable Pin for motor 1 #define t1 8 // Control pin 1 for motor 1 #define t2 9 // Control pin 2 for motor 1 #define led 3 #define led2 5 #...
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no matching function to call for SoftwareSerial::SoftwareSerial(int&,int&)? How to rectify this problem

#include <LiquidCrystal.h> #include <SoftwareSerial.h> float pulse = 0; float temp = 0; SoftwareSerial ser(9,10); String apiKey = "U5AGYVQT5JRJPSDR"; // Variables int pulsePin = A0;...
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Use ATtiny85 to perform initial config on a Cisco router using its USB console port

We have 200+ brand new Cisco routers that have USB console ports (but not the old RJ45 serial console ports). This is quite frustrating because the routers didn't ship with console cables and Cisco ...
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Send data string from Arduino UNO to ESP8266-01

Is there anyway to send a string from an Arduino UNO to a ESP8266-01 (one with only 8 pins RX, TX, CH-PD, vcc, ground, reset, GPIO0, GPIO2) without using without using AT commands. I've looked ...
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How do software interfaces compare to hardware interfaces in therms of speed and reliability?

The Arduino core includes numerous software interfaces mimicking the hardware interfaces provided by the chip and even extending beyond. My question is, if in a project I can either use software or ...
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Nodemcu & GSM module & CLIP problem (CLIP line not always appears on the serial connection)

I'm working on phone-controlled car park gate. Trusted employees numbers are saved on SIM card/hard coded in program. So the idea is, if a trusted person calls the "gate number" ; Nodemcu will ...
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Characters like '$' coming through weirdly (as in '$$amd4') when sent from ESP8266 to Uno via Serial

I am running a program on an Uno using data that an ESP8266 is sending via Serial (can't run directly on the ESP8266 due to not enough GPIOs) and I'm having a problem where characters like '$' on a ...
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SoftwareSerial interfers with TVout

I'm using an Arduino uno and a Nodemcu for making a game with the phone as a WiFi controller. The Nodemcu is the server that receives inputs from the phone connected via WiFi and sends to the Arduino ...
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UART communication - Serial is always empty

I have a payment terminal which uses UART (or simply speaking Rx, Tx, Gnd pins) and I have an Android tablet app which is connected to the terminal using USB to DB9 adapter based on PL2303 chip. The ...
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Using the YS-IRTM with an Arduino Uno

Picked up a YS-IRTM IR Transmitter/Receiver module to do some testing for a project. There's not a lot of details on it but eventually came across two very important sources: Translated Module ...
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SoftwareSerial receives beginning of data mangled

I'm using SoftwareSerial to communicate with a Sigfox module. Documentation for the read function assigns its value to a char. However using it I get mangled characters and also have read in other ...
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GMS send SMS text messages many times

The GSM sends many SMS text messages and does not stop. How to send only one SMS? This is my code: #include <SoftwareSerial.h> SoftwareSerial mySerial(9, 10); char msg; int vibr_pin = 7; void ...
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reference to 'File' is ambiguous. Why am I getting this error?

The program is supposed to take photo and store the picture into the SD card with the timestamp. My Program Code: #include <SdFat.h> #include <Adafruit_VC0706.h> #include <SPI.h> #...
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HLW8032 UART sends random data ( Registers Overflow often)

I designed my own version of smart socket just like the Sonoff with power metering chip HLW8032. And when I read the data in ESP-12F the data doesn't have a fixed format. To troubleshoot the issue, I ...
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Serial.availableForWrite versus Serial.flush

Is there a difference between the following two line codes? while (Serial.availableForWrite <= 0) {} versus Serial.flush() Thanks!
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SIM800l doesn't respond on arduino micro

I want my Arduino Micro to interact with my SIM 800 L module. But unfortunately nothing happens, may you can help me figure out where I made a mistake. Here's my wiring: Summary of my wiring: ...
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Create New Serial Class Inheriting from Stream

How should I inherit from Stream, for creating a new class MySerial able to be initialized from a Stream0 instance?. The error so far is: "cannot declare variable 'mySerial' to be of abstract type '...
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HC-05 and HC-06 Bluetooth not communicating well

I am trying to communicate between two Arduino UNO. One has a HC-05 which is configured as master, the other Arduino has HC-06 which is the slave. What I want to achieve is to be able to print a ...
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Problem with powering ublox NEO-6M GPS module

Firstly, I'd like to mention that I'm a beginner. This is the first time I've worked with a GPS module. The serial monitor is completely empty when I upload the following code to my circuit: #...
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Send ECG data using buffer in real time to the server without using delay

I am trying to make a ECG monitoring system using Arduino, GSM and ECG sensor which data should be sent to the private server in real time. Those data are then collected via Matlab on the remote ...
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Using Parallax VPN1513 GPS Smart Module with External Antenna and Ruggeduino

I am using a Ruggeduino for a project involving an autonomous vehicle, and I need GPS capability in it. I am using the "VPN1513 GPS Smart Module with External Antenna" from Parallax (https://www....
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Arduino code issue (using Bluetooth and Rfid technology)

I am building a device that communicates with my Android phone. I know that my App works but my Arduino code seems to have a problem. So I have made a smaller programm and everything works fine there. ...
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Arduino Nano and neoSWserial library

So I've been playing with neoSWserial library on Arduino Nano. I've been using the example interrupt code: #include <NeoSWSerial.h> NeoSWSerial ss( 4, 3 ); volatile uint32_t newlines = 0UL; ...
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RGB Matrix flickering every ~5 seconds when paired with SoftwareSerial

I'm running an RGB matrix through an Uno and trying to run it alongside SoftwareSerial so that I can integrate an ESP8266 into things. The trouble is, when I start introducing the SoftwareSerial into ...
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How to use 2 serial port when WifiEsp library uses one of both

I try without success to receive datas from DataPort and transmit them to my computer via WifiPort, using ESP8266 wifi module. Each second, serial datas income on DataPort from another device. ...
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Using software Serial for Adafruit Thermal library and more general cpp question

I'm working on a proof of concept for using the Adafruit_Thermal printer library with an ATTiny85. The ATTiny85 does not come with hardware serial capability, so I started looking into using ...
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Why sometimes parsed data is null in WiFiEsp?

I'm setting up web server with args. As host.com/?pin=9. I parsed the response by indexOf and substring functions. In first connection response has been successfully parsed and number has been parsed ...
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Buffer overflow error in ESP8266_SoftwareSerial library

I am running into buffer issues when running the Firmware.ino example here. The output from my Arduino serial log on baudrate 115200 (I put the ESP on baudrate 9600): Begin 01:17:15.538 -> ...
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Can HC-05 Continuously Stream data and read data at the same time?

I am trying to have my Arduino Stream an Analog Signal using Bluetooth Module (HC-05) while being able to read commands from another Micro-controller using the same Bluetooth Module. Currently, I am ...
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tinygps abnormal behaviour with EM408 gps

I have an Arduino Duemilanove and em408. My code is this: #include <TinyGPS.h> #include <SoftwareSerial.h> #define GPS_RX_PIN 2 #define GPS_TX_PIN 3 TinyGPS gps; SoftwareSerial ss(...
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Reading from EEPROM and combining

I'm trying to read from the EEPROM and combine the information and send it out over SoftwareSerial using write() function but i'm getting the following error error: invalid operands of types 'const ...
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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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