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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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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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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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Is my Arduino dead or is it just its processor?

I have a problem with my Arduino. I can't upload any sketches to it (it gives me the error avrdude: verification error; content mismatch), but the LEDs are still blinking. Do you think that the whole ...
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Is it possible to upload a program from a tablet?

Is there any easy way to upload a program/sketch from an iPad or Android tablet without adding extra an shield (Bluetooth or Wi-Fi)? If not, can it be done using shield? Which shield is preferred? ...
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Is it possible to upload previously compiled binary?

I have a number of sketches that I keep wanting to load into the Arduino but I don't necessarily need to recompile them because I haven't changed anything since the last compile. Since the compile ...
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Arduino as ISP without a computer

Has anyone seen or know of a method of preloading (using a computer or whatever) a firmware as data onto one arduino set up to operate as an isp and then using that arduino plug the isp interface into ...
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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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Is it possible to program an Arduino Pro Mini using an Arduino Uno R3?

I've recently received an Arduino Pro Mini as a gift, and I don't have an external USB programmer to program the Pro Mini. However, I do own an Arduino Uno R3, and I think it would be possible because ...
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Can I program a 3.3v chip on a 5v board?

I bought a Gertboard a while ago, and one of the features it has on-board is an ATMega328 (DIP). However, since the Gertboard is designed for use with the Raspberry Pi, it only operates at 3.3v, so ...
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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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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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“Broken Pipe” when uploading to Arduino UNO

I just got my Arduino UNO and I'm trying to upload the blink example but the upload fails with ioctl("TIOCMSET"): Broken pipe ioctl("TIOCMSET"): Broken pipe avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not ...
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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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Avoid the 10 attempts of Avrdude when programmer is not responding

Sometime I update my sketch in the Arduino environment, and when I click on the transfer arrow but forget to plug my arduino (I'm using the UART in my project so every time I need to plug/unplug some ...
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Programmatically Upload Arduino Sketch From Android App

I am attempting to build an Android app from which I can can upload a .hex file to my Arduino(Leonardo). I am aware of a few apps in the Google Play store that are capable of this functionality but I ...
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Is there a way to upload precompiled code to an arduino?

My company is developing a programmable remote control car which is driven by an Arduino Nano. We would like a way for the user to install software updates to the Arduino, but we don't want to give ...
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How do send sketch updates to devices without the editor?

I'd like to update the sketch of a device that a friend out of state is testing. I could have them install the full editor and send the source code but I'd rather not require them to do something so ...
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Can I corrupt my Arduino if it's unplugged during an upload?

When messing around with code and uploading a sketch to my Arduino board, I almost accidentally pulled out the USB cord. Everything is fine, but then I started thinking what would've happened if I had ...
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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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How do I remotely acquire data from Arduino based portable device?

I am making a device which will have an Arduino board and a sensor attached to it. The sensor will acquire data every 10 minutes and the data will be uploaded to my server. The size of every upload is ...
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Uploading Sketches from Windows Command Line

The resources I've found regarding the Command Line interface seem to be out of date so I was hoping to find someone with experience using it. I'm currently running Arduino 1.5.6-r2 BETA on Windows 8....
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SeeedDuino/Grove and the story of not being able to upload programs

I am new to the arduino world and wanted to start playing with the micro controllers, I am a .NET developer by trade so not completely new to this kind of world. I purchased a seeedduino v3 and a ...
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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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Having difficulty uploading sketch to an Arduino Pro Mini

Having developed and tested a project using an Arduino Uno, I would now like to upload it to an Arduino Pro Mini (5V, 328, 16MHz) for semi-permanent, long-term use, but I can't get any sign of life ...
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Upload sketch remotely through a serial-IP-serial connection

I tried different times to use socat and ser2net in order to upload a sketch to an Arduino Uno (connected to a PC) from my laptop, unsuccessfully. Can anyone teach me how to achieve this goal? I use ...
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Is it possible to program a few Arduinos at the same time?

I have 10 Arduino Pro Minis and one Arduino Uno. Via breadboard, if I connect Pro Minis in parallel, can I program all of them at same time? Is it possible?
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Can I simply unplug the Arduino usb if serial communication is active?

So, after the sketch is uploaded, and I want to turn the Arduino off while it is running a sketch, all I have to do is unplug it. Should be safe as long as nothing is uploading. But I wonder, if I use ...
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I can't upload my program to Arduino Uno

I've not used my Arduino for about 2 months. Before this time it worked fine, but now when I want to upload my program I get this error: Couldn't find a Board on the selected port. Check that you ...
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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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Arduino Pro Mini

I have the following problem I have a pro mini clone, with 328/5V. It was successfully working in my board. I pulled it out of the board, and wanted to update my software. I connected it to my FTDI, ...
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Arduino Pro Mini RESET button suddenly stopped working

I am powering my Pro Mini(3.3V version) using an external battery (~6.5V 700mA) . I used to connect it to the RAW and GND pins on my pro mini and everything ran fine. Today when I powered up my ...
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Pro Mini not communicating with computer [duplicate]

when I try to upload blink program to my Pro Mini, I get this error: avrdude stk500_getsync() not in sync resp=0x00 I've tried everything, changing the COM port, different USB cable and even ...
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Can't upload to arduino boards anymore

I have been working on several projects recently an made hundreds of uploads to several different boards. I haven't had any issues to speak of. Now I cannot upload. I have tried: Disconnect all ...
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What is the use of ISP and ICSP in Arduino?

I am trying to connect gsm module with my arduino uno. confused about the use of isp and icsp
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Arduino Nano (clone) not recognized

Asking here cause I ran out of options in searching. My Arduino Nano clone isn't recognized by my computer anymore. It was, until I plugged into a Windows machine, that did not recognize it... and now ...
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Resurrecting a fried Arduino (Bluno) USB port

Slightly distractedly, I went and connected 5V to the 3.3V pin on my DFRobot Bluno (the pins are right next to each other!) The magic smoke leaked out of the AMS1117 3.3V regulator in a neat little ...
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Problem uploading big program to arduino [duplicate]

I have an arduino duemilanove with ATmega328. Been doing several experiments with multiple peripherals I had no problem uploading at all But when i try to upload a big program (27,074 bytes (of a ...
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Arduino disconnecting at upload

This problem doesn't seen to be very common around the Arduino community. Basically, what's happening is that as soon as I click the upload button, the Arduino IDE tells me that my Arduino board is ...
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Can I set the Arduino board type in code

When I've come back to Arduino programming after a spell doing other things, I keep forgetting that I last experimented with a different type of board and get a "avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync:...
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Sketches won't upload to Uno

Today I tried to update the sketch on my Arduino Uno, but was unable to due to this error: Sketch uses 1,870 bytes (5%) of program storage space. Maximum is 32,256 bytes. Global variables use 188 ...
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Problem to upload code

I tried to upload example code form arduino software and got error below. Two arduino attach with my computer running windows8.1. And These arduino using port 3 and port 4. The arduino using Port 3 is ...
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Why is Arduino STINO upload function not working?

I'm using sublime text for editing and modifying my arduino libraries. Sublime text is pretty pretty, useful and embed a very powerfull plugin system. Someone created an Arduino plugin for it. The ...
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Sketches not uploading to Micro from Ubuntu 14.04

I recently bought an Arduino Micro to see what all the fuss was about and I figured I'd use it with Ubuntu on an older Dell Latitude. I was able to install all of the files using some tutorials but I ...
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Upload sketch via Bluetooth using HC-06 module

I'm dealing with an application in which I need to upload sketches remotely to an arduino UNO board. I successufully managed to upload sketches using an HC-06 bluetooth adapter. The only problem is ...
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Unable to upload sketch to Leonardo

I'm really at my wits end. For a couple of hours I have been programming a custom board that uses everything as on the Arduino Leonardo. A few hours ago I am not able to upload anymore. I get the ...
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Why does avrdude error appear when interfacing GLCD with arduino uno in ubuntu

I want to interface a GLCD with arduino uno. The GLCD is JHD12864E. The connections are as shown in this image I downloaded the OpenGLCD library and uploaded HelloWorld program from it. I got ...
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How do I upload sketch (and parameters) through a user interface

I'm pretty new to Arduino and I'm developing my first real-world project. I have a Arduino Mega with a full working sketch in it which is going to be placed in several distant places and I have a ...
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What's wrong with my undetected, unresponsive Arduino Robot?

I was wondering if someone could try and solve a major problem I've been having with a brand new Arduino Robot (similar to an Arduino Leonardo). Any input would be very much appreciated! I've been ...