Questions tagged [uart]

A UART is a Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter. This refers to the "hardware" serial port in the processor. Use this tag for questions about hardware serial.

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Problem communicating with GSM module which is a Fona 3G from adafruit

My issue is fairly simple to describe but I have no idea what the problem could be. So I got my FONA 3G and immediately after taking it out of the box, I connected the battery and I wired up my FTDI ...
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Arduino UARTS Auto addressing slaves

i'm using this serial topology to connect my STM32F1 slaves together to a master ESP32. They are in total 10 STM32F1 slaves and one master: With this type of wiring i'm sure that only one slave per ...
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Hardware/software serial for HC-05

can anyone please tell me the whole difference between hardware and software serial for the HC-05. I read UART,USB cable, serial and I was like really confused so what is the difference and advantages ...
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Serial Read Data Loss With Arduino Nano

I am trying to use Serial reading from a python serial code (which is running on my Jetson Nano) in my project, but in some loop in my code, my data is receiving wrong. I use Serial.readBytesUntil() ...
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Can you program an ESP32 with an Arduino?

I've done it with an ESP-8266 but can't find any articles on how to do it with an ESP-32. I'm working with an ESP-32 on my own PCB, not a dev board. I exposed: 3V3 GND EN TX RX IO0 I'm pretty sure I ...
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NodeMCU v2 with MH-Z19B CO2 sensor UART read problem

I'm trying to read data from MH-Z19B sensor to NodeMCU v2 board with a simple circuit like this. Some key points, which could be not that obvious from picture: - sensor has separate power supply of ...
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Subscribing to Bluefruit LE Friend with ArduinoBLE not working

I've been using an Arduino Nano 33 BLE to communicate with my PC over the BlueFruit LE Friend's UART characteristic. Using the default ArduinoBLE library, I'm able to connect to the BlueFruit from the ...
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Does MFRC522 module read all 13.56 MHz RFID tags?

Hello everyone. Does MFRC522 module read all 13.56 MHz RFID tags? Or there are different types of the 13.56 MHz tags that the MFRC522 module reads only one type of them?
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If Arduino connected to computer and opened up Serial Monitor, will Tx and Rx pin still be working?

Suppose one connected two of the Arduino Uno boards through Rx and Tx pins. Then, if one or both of the Arduino boards were connected to computer, and possibly opened up Serial Monitors, will Tx and ...
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Binary to decimal using bitwise operators

I am trying to convert some binary data to decimal numbers. I succeeded to convert binary to hex, but now I want to do the same with binary to decimal. I want to use bitwise operators and NO array. ...
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Sending data to UART using Atmel Studio with Attiny84

I want to send data to TFDI. It can be hello world or any value of variable. But I can't do. I haven't found example code on the internet. Some examples doesn't work. I am using Atmel Studio.
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How can i read and write the data from a Delta plc-s series through Arduino UNO?

I am trying to communicate PLC with arduino through rs232 as well rs 485. But, I am not able to read and write data. I can observe the data in PLC through ladder logic but not in arduino. I am trying ...
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Wait between UART frames

I have to reproduce a signal (of 6 UART frames) which have 950 µs delay between each of the frames. Than, a delay of 37ms at the end of those frames. Everything going right except the delay between ...
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Receive SMS using Arduino Nano and Quectel EC25

I'm trying to use an Arduino Nano to communicate with a Quectel EC25 module from this Raspberry Pi 4G HAT. I'm using Arduino's pins 8 and 7 to communicate with RX and TX from the Quectel module. I'm ...
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Will a pull up resistor help the UART transmission accuracy on Arduino nano?

On A post from Arduino forum , someone mentioned that a pull up resistor over RX/TX pin could help the reliably of UART communication. Is that really the case for nano and uno board?
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How to use any module that has no library for arduino?

I am 2 years old in this Arduino world. I am currently working on a project where I am about to make use of a fingerprint sensor. Now my question is that could we be able to make use of a sensor that ...
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Is Arduino Mega useing one buffer or multiple buffers?

So Arduino Mega has Serial, Serial1, Serial2, Serial3. However, does those Serial lines use the same buffer? or four independent ones? i.e. are they truly receive single independently, or actually ...
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Super fast UART transimission return error

The code was based on Fahad Mirza's very helpful example here Send structure through Serial The Sender's code now became struct Gyro_data_structure { char command_name[5]; float gyro_X; float ...
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Send structure through Serial

Suppose that one defined a data structure and wanted to send it through serial. struct Gyro_data_structure { char command_name[5]; float gyro_X; float gyro_Y; float gyro_Z; }; ...
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How to set a time out like Serial.setTimeout() for Serial.read()?

I read a comment form here: "Serial.setTimeout() sets the maximum milliseconds to wait for serial data when using Serial.readBytesUntil(), Serial.readBytes(), Serial.parseInt() or Serial.parseFloat()...
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How to import data from SDcard on Arduino to the computer using Arduino serial/COM port?

I have Arduino UNO with Adaruit wifi shield. I store some data on the sd card successfully and now I need to import that data on to the computer. I am sending some token, say "1", to the UART port of ...
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ESP32 Hardware Serial Flow control and full espressif/arduino-esp32 support

I have a similar issue. I want to use the ESP32 with RS485. I have used the Arduino and this works well assigning pins, but it seems not to allow full use of the UART. I see the new uarts in the ...
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Can't connect to my ESP32 board via serial

I'm completely new to electronics work. Today I've received the ESP32 board that I ordered. (It's a WROOM-32.) I followed the instructions here. I connected the board to my computer via USB and I ...
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Monitor serial0 while code is being uploaded

I'm trying to upload the sketch on a Mega 2560 via the serial port 0 using another microcontroller. To better undestand the process, I decided to first observe what avrdude is doing while it is ...
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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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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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Arduino ESP8266 communication

I saw two peculiar things while googling this subjects. Sometimes Tx and Rx are connected directly despite the fact, that it works on different voltages, sometimes resistor dividor is used, sometimes ...
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Can't get my code to my OLED

I´m using Spark Fun Micro Pro board 5V: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/pro-micro--fio-v3-hookup-guide/hardware-overview-pro-micro and to that i´ve hooked a true color OLED from digole: http://...
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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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Understanding datasheet of a HCHO gas sensor

I have a gas sensor whose datasheet is attached: DS-HCHO Now it says that UART communication is needed (P2P) where it (module) waits for Data Frame before tx the data frame to host which I need. ...
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Multiple sensors connected to Arduino MEGA 2560 Serial ports

I am using Arduino MEGA 2560 to read values from two sensors. Sensor 1 is providing us two values separated by a comma and a space followed by a newline character. e.g.: 2.277, 7.942 2.269, 7.897 2....
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Can I disable the TX pin by setting its mode to INPUT while still receiving data on the RX pin of a UART?

I'm using the ATmega328PB in a personal project with MiniCore. My board streams data in on the RX pin from another microcontroller, but my board also has a DIP switch connected to the TX pin, that's ...
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Use Arduino as transmitter and receiver UART

I know UART and serial communication model and data frame. But I want to ask about something else, when I searched in internet just found examples of one Arduino as (receiver) and another Arduino as (...
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Serial communication between Computer & Arduino via XBee

I configured two XBees using XCTU, connected them to the computer and sent Bytes back and forth. Works. This is the current, non-working setup: 1 XBee, connected to the Computer using a SparkFun ...
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SRF-02 UART, transmitting from one address to another

So I just starting playing around with UART and SoftwareSerial while playing with these SRF-02 Sensors - http://www.robot-electronics.co.uk/htm/srf02techSer.htm I need help getting one to read to the ...
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Arduino Mega reading same information that it's sending out via serial

So I have an Arduino Mega and I'm attempting serial communication with another device, and I ran into this weird issue. Let's say I use Serial1.write to send out hex A-F. If I read on that same port (...
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I2C to UART bridge as breakout or in DIP package

For a project, I need to connect more than one device to an Arduino through a serial port with hardware flow control (RTS/CTS). Sparkfun used to make breakout boards for the SC16IS750, but this ...
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Common ground serial communication trouble SIM800L

I have a trouble when i'm using SIM800L module with common ground with combinaison with : FTDI232+ARDUINO PRO and Li-po battery. I use common ground to allow Arduino see the serial of SIM800L. I use ...
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Can I use an UART RS485 board with DMX simple library?

I want to use DMX512, and found a library DmxSimple, which uses a single (non UART) GPIO pin as output (see DmxSimple.wiki. I currently use a TTL RS485 board, which does not have any TVS/polyfused ...
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atmega328: external crystal oscillator and uart

I need an clearity about external crystal oscilator. I got communication between esp32 and atmega8/88/328 processor, I use atmega wih internal oscillator and looks like it have problem with serial ...
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MEGA2560 only starts program after pressing RESET button multiple times

I am working on a program where I am controlling an MP3 player by using UART between my MEGA2560 and the MP3 player. The MEGA2560 sends serial commands to the MP3 player when external interrupts are ...
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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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how to name master and slave with UART and Serial event

I am trying to implement some small program using below code, now this code works fine and I'm getting data to the slave. But I have more than one slave, so now I'm not sure how to send the Address of ...
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Arduino Hardware serial pins with RS485

I tried asking a question in my earlier post - SerialEvent with RS485 communication it helped me understand Hardware serial and Software serial but i had few more questions for which i started this ...
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UART from Arduino to NodeMCU

I'm trying to connect an Arduino nano to a NodeMCU 1.0 via the hardware UART, in order to send information one way from the Arduino to the NodeMCU (and from there to the network). I'm connecting the ...
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I want my arduino mega to read from all 4 serial ports at the same time, running sequentially through each one

I currently have the code running through Serial1, which works exactly as I want it to: int RFIDResetPin = 13; void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); Serial1.begin(9600); Serial2.begin(9600); ...
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Nodemcu ESP12-E (ESP8266), Can I reprogramming when the UART pins are defined as GPIO?

I wonder if there may be any problems using the pins that the UART are using as GPIOs, if now I want to be able to reprogram the circuit? (Of course I will detach the ESP12-E from the mainboard before ...
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Communication between Genuino Zero and Arduino Uno using UART

I want to make my Arduino Uno and Genuino Zero communicate using UART. My Genuino Zero is the transmitter and the receiver is the Arduino Uno. For the Arduino Uno, I am using the SoftSerial library. ...
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Reading incoming/outgoing bytes from SIM card / ATR

I am trying to read data from a two-way I/O uart pin of a sim card on Arduino. It is attached to the GPRS Arduino shield (with SIM900 modem). I believe I have a baud rate issue. I am supposed to ...
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How to use Serial.setTimeout()

I am just playing with the UART interface of my board to learn about how it works. Since I have only one board, I send data out just to receive them by my own board, which is working so far. Now I ...