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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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avrdude: Error: butterfly programmer uses avr_write_page() but does not provide a cmd() method

When trying to flash my sketch, I see many errors such as: ***failed; ***...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Unable to upload sketch using Platformio (but Arduino IDE works)

I am using an Arduino Nano (Clone) which I was programming with the Arduino IDE (Version 1.8.5 on Mac OS X 10.10.5). Using the Arduino IDE I need to re-plug the Nano before uploading, but after doing ...
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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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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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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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How to program Esp8266 remotly via wifi?

I hope it's not a sci-fi for arduino. But I saw that dual system with two MCU can program each other via radio connection. It has been done in experimental space cube projects. It is theoretically ...
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I want to program multiple arduino at once

I am aware that using a USB Hub you can attach multiple arduino to one computer and either upload code one by one or use bash script to upload code on all arduinos together. But you can attach only as ...
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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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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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Program nodeMCU Over the Air (OTA)

I have a Lolin NodeMCU V3 with a broken USB port: no power, no data. It does show up on WIFI as AI-thinker_xxx, I can connect, but what can I do next? Is there a way to program the NodeMCU Over the ...
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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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OTA updating the ESP32 from a separate server

I have an ESP32 project which I'd like to be able to update OTA. The trouble is that it is in deep sleep for approximately 15 minutes before waking up, connecting to WiFi sending an MQTT packet then ...
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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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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't open "COM1" on Linux with Trinket Pro

At work, on a Ubuntu 14.04 system, I can access my Trinket Pro without any difficulty whatsoever. At home, using either Linux Mint or Ubuntu across two laptops, I can not communicate with the device ...
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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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Uploading sketch to ATTiny84 with Nano as "Arduinio as ISP" stopped working

Update 12/11 Working through the answer posted. Upload reset appearance - [Works blinks correctly.] Convince yourself that reset appearance code reliable indicates DTR resets. [Opened the serial ...
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Arduino Nano clone doesn't upload Linux

I've been trying to upload sketch to Arduino Nano clone (CH340G RS232 to USB converter). I have ArchLinux. My port is detected as /dev/ttyUSB0 (Official Arduino Uno is /dev/ttyACM0). After trying to ...
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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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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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