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Questions tagged [uploading]

Uploading is the process of updating or changing the sketch on the Arduino board. It does not refer to uploading to a server or a website.

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“avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x00,” aka Some Dude Named Avr Won't Let Me Upload My Program

I made an awesome program the other day, and I wanted to upload it to my Arduino. After clicking the upload button, some mean dude named avr came along and stopped me, saying: avrdude: ...
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Have I bricked my Arduino Uno? Problems with uploading to board

I can't upload sketches to my Arduino Uno. Have I "bricked" it? What steps can I take to work out what is wrong? What can I do to fix it?
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Arduino Nano uploading gives error: avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

I have a Arduino Nano (Sainsmart) that I'm trying to upload a sketch to. Under the Arduino IDE, the device selected was Arduino Nano w/ ATmega328. However uploading the sketch gives me the error ...
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ArduinoISP external programmer produces verification error?

I am using an ArduinoISP external programmer to upload a sketch to an Arduino MEGA. I set the processor type to MEGA 2560, and use Ctrl-Shft-U to upload using a programmer. My programmer is set to ...
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CH340 Nano avrdude: stk500_getsync() not in sync resp=0xa4

I'm trying to upload some code to an non-arduino nano with the CH340G chip, and the avrdude refuses to let me upload. The error I'm getting is: Using Port : COM4 Using Programmer ...
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Arduino compatible's serial port not showing Mac OSX

I bought an Arduino-compatible Freaduino board atmega8 (I selected the board type as Arduino ng or older atmega8). I installed the Arduino IDE on Mac OS X and the FTDI drivers. But my serial port ...
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Why can't I upload a sketch while other components/devices are connected to my Uno?

I wanted to make a fairly simple circuit which would flash a series of LEDs in sequence, using my Arduino Uno (more specifically, a SainSmart clone). I wrote my sketch and it compiled fine. After that,...
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avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: resp=0x00

I have arduino pro mini 5V, 16M ATMega328 and CP2102 USB to TTL. I've wired them like this: When I try to upload a sketch to the arduino board I'm getting the following error: avrdude: ...
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Upload code on Arduino Leonardo using command line

I'm trying to upload a compiled .hex file on an Arduino Leonardo, using the terminal. Uploading a sample code using the Arduino IDE works well, and from the Arduino IDE I got the upload command ...
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Upload with esptool fails with “espcomm_send_command: can't receive slip payload data”

Uploading a sketch to an ESP8266 board fails with: error: failed reading byte warning: espcomm_send_command: can't receive slip payload data warning: espcomm_send_command(FLASH_DOWNLOAD_BEGIN) failed ...
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Is it possible to create a standalone exe which can burn the code into a Teensy 3.1?

So here's the scenario. I have sent my teensy 3.1 circuit to a client of mine And now I need to update the code burned onto teensy without providing client access to the code So is it possible to ...
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Use command line to upload program through hex file to Teensy-LC

I want to make a standalone programmer for Teensy-LC in windows 8.1. So basically I have provided the board to a client of mine and now I want to change the program loaded into the Teensy-LC board. ...
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ERROR: Timed out waiting for Arduino 101 - anything I can do?

I just received an Arduino 101 so I did the following in a wave of excitement... Connected the USB cable between it and my Macbook Pro Started the Arduino IDE version 1.6.7 Wrote a little bit of code ...
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Unable to upload code to Leonardo

I was using Arduino-Makefile to upload code to a Leonardo via its standard make upload. However, it became "stuck" and unresponsive, as Leonardo's sometimes do. I tried power cycling it, and ...
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Arduino Nano Update failure - avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

Before I tear all my hair and teeth out, can anyone please help. I have tried googling an answer and have not found anything. My Setup: Win7 64bit Arduino 1.6.9 IDE freshly reinstalled COM14 port ...
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Arduino not responding while trying to flash over BLE

I'm working on wireless uploader for Arduino from iOS devices. I'm using HM-10 BLE module which seems to work ok. PIO 2 is used as DTR for resetting (see A [0x41] T [0x54] + [0x2B] P [0x50] I [0x49] O ...
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Using arduino shield seems to break serial.print and uploading new code?

Hello Stack Exchange Community! For an arduino project I am working on, I modify the SparkFun 6 Degrees of Freedom IMU Digital Combo Board - ITG3200/ADXL345 to support DSSCircuit's I2C Master Library ...
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Can't upload to my Arduino UNO [closed]

When I upload my sketch I get this error message: avrdude: ser_open(): can't open device "\.\com3": the system cannot find the file specified I tried reinstalling the IDE and the drivers. I ...
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Problems uploading sketch to Arduino Due

Windows 7 here. I just bought an Arduino Due and downloaded the Arduino IDE. I wrote a simple "blink LED" program (see below) and am trying to flash it to the Due. When I connected the Due to my ...
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Uploading Error: no programmer has been specified

Whenever I upload a code I get this error: avrdude: no programmer has been specified on the command line or the config file Specify a programmer using the -c option and try again I am able ...
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Arduino not working / not uploading [duplicate]

Could anybody please help me with my problem? My Arduino doesn't work correctly. I was between a project, and suddenly it started acting weird. First, it started taking about 4 minutes to compile and ...
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Arduino nano stopped working

After programming Arduino Nano with the DIY Headtracker code, after trying to plug the Arduino to the receiver and some time, the LED stops flashing and now it's not recognized by the computer anymore....
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Possible reason for broken Uno

Yesterday I wrote in a comment that I didn't break much, except a LED and a LED matrix. However, exactly yesterday I think my Uno gave up, since I cannot upload a sketch anymore (timeouts). For the ...
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Keyboardmessage on Arduino UNO

Can an Arduino UNO and Arduino Leonardo do the same things? Some of the examples in the Arduino software say to use Leonardo e.g. KeyboardMessage.