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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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Passing HardwareSerial and SoftwareSerial as a Class Property

I wish to know if there is a way to use a single property Serial0 to hold a HardwareSerial or a SoftwareSerial or other class instances supporting basic methods such as available(), read() and write(),...
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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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SIM800L not registering to network

I am using SIM800L module. I am new to GSM modules. I have searched in many web sites about SIM800L, every where they mentioned baud rate 9600 for SoftwareSerial but it is not working at all in my ...
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Problems with serial communication from Arduino to ESP8266

I've been trying to get an Arduino and ESP8266 to communicate with each other over serial. The ESP8266 uses the Serial class for communications, while the Arduino uses SoftwareSerial. The problem is ...
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RS485 Arduino Communication Issue

Friends, I am trying to achieve half duplex communication between two Arduinos using RS485 Protocol. The hardware I am using is a MAX485 module and an Arduino Uno. I am using the SoftwareSerial ...
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Arduino Problem with using SoftwareSerial and SPI

I am using an external ADC (via SPI) and also a GPS receiver (Software Serial). I tried each one of them and it's working fine. Now, when I try to integrate both of them in one sketch, I can only make ...
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SerializeJson not working when using softserial

IDE:1.8.8 Board:Arduino UNO When I use the code below, I get result of print like this. { "result": [ { "ID": "01", "Value": [ "2", "1", "13" ] } ] } But when I use SoftwareSerial and in the setup ...
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Problem: char string not working with SoftwareSerial.h

I am creating a program to display text on an OLED display and then have it sent to a thermal printer. The issue is my second char string: word_buffer When I try to use word_buffer for any reason it ...
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Enroll finger problem in R307 fingerprint sensor with Arduino Uno

I have done all connection correct according to the example code of Adafruit library, but it can't enroll a fingerprint. It shows only .............., but can't get a finer image. My connections are ...
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Is it possible to make an HTTP get request using AT Commands without knowing the IP address of the web server?

I have the following code that can read a web page using HTTP get but I can only do it because the website I am doing it to has a static IP address, but in my project I am just hosting it on a free ...
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How to chose softserial library use on Arduino project?

I want to do a project that has multiple Arduino communication through UART, that project project one of limit is using Arduino Nano (small and cheap). I need to set 4 serial port instance on Nano to ...
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Arduino ESP8266 ESP-01S GET command

Looking for some help on this please. It is a little long winded, but the point of it is I cannot retrieve a string response via my ESP8266 ESP-01S. I connect my ESP to my Ardiuno using ...
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SIM800 GSM module with Arduino Uno + SoftwareSerial Library

I am trying to use SIM800 GSM Module with Arduino Uno. ARDUINO DIGITAL PIN 9 is connected to TX of GSM Module ARDUINO DIGITAL PIN 10 is connected to RX of GSM Module ARDUINO is powered by PC USB GSM ...
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Did not find fingerprint sensor :( Arduino Mega 2560 Adafruit Fingerprint Sensor

I'm getting the following error when I try to enroll fingerprints using the Arduino Mega 2560 microcontroller along with a Fingerprint Scanner: Did not find fingerprint sensor :( The exact devices ...
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Several Software Serial Ports

I am planning to use an Arduino (Nano ideally, or Other) to send and receive information from several software serial ports to other arduinos, over their available pins, ideally 8 ports. I could ...
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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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Why my serial message won't show on another when I try use 2 Arduino communication

I am trying to make a simple chatting program with my 2 arduino uno and 2 PC. But when I tried write a message using PC1 serial monitor the message won't show up on PC2 serial monitor. I can't see the ...
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Measure Sofware Serial write() time

As you probably know, SoftwareSerial uses Interrupts to do some of the timing stuff of the Serial communication. What I am trying to accomplish is to measure the time that it takes SoftwareSerial....
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Arduino reads hc-05 device connecting status

Hello I want to get an arduino get status of bluetooth hc 05 if connect with device or not . I'm trying by myself and search on internet website but I can't find useful things.
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Using Arduino as ISP and SoftwareSerial at the same time

I'm trying to use my Arduino Uno as an ISP to program an ATTiny85 and at the same time check my board by using the SoftwareSerial library to output the values I'm getting from my sensor. Is this ...
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ESP-8266 stopped working due to possibly faulty perfboard layout

I have been following this tutorial to set up my ESP8266. I have also recreated on a perfboard the circuit provided in the tutorial, and I intend to use this perfboard circuit in my project. The ...
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vk2828u7g5lf GPS module over SoftwareSerial

So my goal was simple. Trying to get a GPS speed, and show it on a display (later use it to control a stepper motor). I am using the vk2828u7g5lf GPS module from Banggood, which after days of ...
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Making a ATMega328P-PU and computer communicate but not by standard serial communication

So i have been trying to make a ATMega328P-PU using the Arduino bootloader and a computer communicate the same way brands like Logitech and Razer makes their mouse's and keyboard's communicate with ...
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Sending PUBX commands to GPS Board (Ublox NEO-6M) through SoftwareSerial

I am having trouble parsing NMEA sentences coming from a GY-NEO6MV2 board (https://www.cytron.io/p-gps-neo6mv2), using the TinyGPS (https://github.com/mikalhart/TinyGPS) library. The GPS board itself ...
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Need Basic Help with Software Serial

I am testing the basic Software Serial example on the arduino website, but I cant get the myserial to print #include <SoftwareSerial.h> SoftwareSerial mySerial(10, 11); // RX, TX void setup() ...
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Can't get software serial to work

So I have two Arduinos (Arduino Nano) and I'm trying to get them to communicate via SoftwareSerial. I have the 'sending' Arduino's D10 pin connected to the 'recieving' Arduino's D11 pin, and vice ...
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ESP8266 SoftwareSerial not receiving any character

I want to use a ESP8266 (ESP12) to receive data from a counter at 9600 baud via SotwareSerial. But my program does not receive any data. I broke it down to the code i attach here. I tried it using ...
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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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How will Arduino communicate wirelessly through XBee?

I am using one XBee S2 configured as coordinator API attached to my laptop and one XBee S2 attached to an Arduino Uno that is configured as a router AT. I want to generate an alarm on LabVIEW as I ...
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Software serial conflict with WiFi on ESP8266

I'm trying to use an ESP8266 (Wemos D1 mini) to read from a 19.2K serial port and report the results over WiFi. Programming is via Arduino IDE. The code to read the port works just fine if WiFi is not ...
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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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My Arduino freezes if power removed from the HMI

I have an Arduino (Pro Mini) connected to an HMI display over serial. When the user pushes a button on the HMI screen, it activates a relay attached to one of the digital pins on the Arduino. For ...
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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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How to communicate with GPS SIM900a without Serial Monitor

I am fairly new to Arduino. I was working on a project where I use a GSM SIM900a modem interfaced with an Arduino. The AT commands are sent via the Arduino to the GSM Modem. The problem, however, is ...
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Can't send SoftwareSerial to Class Object

I have a problem when I try to use SoftwareSerial in a class.. Here my detail My class class MyEsp8266 { protected: SoftwareSerial *esp8266; public: MyEsp8266(SoftwareSerial *...
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Garbled serial from GPS device

I'm using an Arduino Uno. "Regular" serial is plugged into my computer, and I can receive just fine. I'm using AltSoftSerial (tried SoftwareSerial, same results) with RX and TX on pins 8 and 9 to ...
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Ov7670 (without FIFO) captures the images twice at the same time

I recently started working on an security camera system, with an arduino uno and an OV7670 camera without FIFO memory, and an ESP-8266 to transfer the images to a webserver. Everything is working, ...
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Can't replace SoftwareSerial by Serial1 on Mega board

This sketch runs well with SoftwareSerial define and the monitor displays device modbus values. But now, i want to replace SoftwareSerial by Serial1 and i have no data. This is the sketch with ...
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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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Weird issue with software serial?

Hi i am trying to write a library to communicate between the arduino and the esp 8266. I wrote a command that that sends an AT command to the esp chip. So far I have tested these commands : AT, AT+GMR,...
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mySerial.available() is returning 0

I am using bluetooth hc-05, arduino uno and ap app created by mit app inventor.The problem is myserial.available is returning 0 and hence its loop is not getting executed. I had connected four pins of ...
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ESP8266 ASCII to HEX convertion and checking

I am trying to convert ASCII to hex and check if the hex is equal to that hex that I want. For example: 1B 42 05 it means B in ASCII, I need to check if that hex is equal to 1B 42 05. Here I need ...
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GSM SIM900A SMS content not displaying

I am trying to read messages sent from my mobile to a GSM SIM900A module on my Arduino Serial monitor. Neither does the AT+CMGR command nor does the AT+CMGL command display SMS content. I also tried ...
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AtTiny44 and AtTiny 85 communication

I'm working on a project where I use two microcontrollers: an AtTiny44 (20MHz ext clock) and an AtTiny85 (8MHz internal). What I'm trying to achieve is an I2C communication between the 85 and the 44, ...
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I can send on software serial, but not read?

I've been cracking my head over this for a long while. Like many before me, I'm trying to send and receive data from a HM-10 bluetooth module, arduino mega adk and the app called BLE Scanner. I've ...
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getting error 'Serial' was not declared in this scope

I am adding Dust Sensor to my particle photon project at home, I got this GitHub project that I want to test before implementing a final code. I am not an expert in cpp, I wanted to modularise the ...
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SIM800L module just repeating data sent via serial

I've got a Teensy 2.0 with simple AltSoftSerial as displayed on image: As you can see, when I send a command (or any other input via serial) the SIM800L module sends me the same input. I tried to ...
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Alternative Rx/Tx Pins for Arduino Uno and Pro Mini

Do they have specific pins that is best to be use as Rx/Tx pins (aside from D0 and D1)? If so, what makes them special? edit: What pin feature i should look out for when choosing the rx/tx pin? Is ...
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Serial data not parsed correctly

The code I have works for the most part but when I send data via bluetooth received over software serial, too quickly, it is not parsed correctly. I'm a bit stuck with what can be done to a void the ...