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Questions tagged [usb]

Widely used standard for connecting computers to other devices, such as printers and keyboards.

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How to modify current driver files in USB_Host_Shield2.0 on github for Arduino Mega ADK USB driver for Epson LQ-310 printer?

At the moment, I am engaged in a project in which I have to drive Epson LQ-310 printer with Arduino Mega ADK (USB Host). There is already a library USB_Host_Shield_2.0 on Github which includes usb ...
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Arduino based Bluetooth-USB pass through device

I new to this particular StackExchange. I am looking for guidance on whether it would be possible to create a device using an Arduino Uno to replace a USB serial cable currently being used to pass ...
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USB+External Power

I am designing a PCB based on an ATmega328P, the matter is that I need more current than the 500mA that USB 2.0 gives. I have been searching for the Arduino Power schematic to implement it, but I ...
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Arduino Due - Native/Programming Port [closed]

I am finalizing a project. I was using the programming port from the beginning and getting ready to change to the native port. I thought it would be as easy as changing my Serial.xxxx to SerialUSB....
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Is it possible to upload an arduino sketch through the serial port (RX) instead of USB

In another words, is it possible to develop a custom bootloader so sketches can be uploaded via serial connection made using the RX/TX pins and not via the USB connector (I am using Pro Micro boards)? ...
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How ro re-enable 32u4 USB controller after sleep mode?

I've run into quite the problem with my 32u4, I can't get it to reconnect to the computer upon wakeup from a sleep mode! So I have an Arduino Pro Micro featuring the 32u4, and I'm also designing a ...
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Arduino Uno: external power supply +5V and serial communication with pc over USB

I have connected to my Arduino Uno outputs relay module. Relay module has 16 relays (5VDC) which are controlled by transoptors pins (HIGH from Arduino = specific relay is off). Link to relay module ...
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Wemos D1 mini not being shown when connected to macbook [closed]

I have multiple Wemos d1 mini lying around, but can't seem to get them connected to my macbook, to they do not show up in my /dev/tty? I tried updating the driver, both using home-brew and installing ...
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Connecting STM32F103C through USB as well as external power supply

What will happen if I connect a STM32F103C board to a USB as well as an external power supply? Will it work? Does the STM32 decide which power source to consider?
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Leonardo - send key command after HID connection with computer established automatically?

Have confirmed that the BootKeyboard programming on the Leonardo is able to launch the macOS recovery partition or boot screen. The problem I've got is that this only works if you send it after the ...
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Emit region-neutral keyboard signals

The Keyboard API allows the Arduino boards such as the Micro or Leonardo to emit USB signals mimicking a physical keyboard. However, the signal seems to transmit key strokes and not characters which ...
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NodeMCU burned, did I something fundamental wrong?

I have a NodeMCU where I connected a LED strip (WS2812b, which operates at 5V). NodeMCU is powered via USB 5V. The used power adapter can supply 2.5A max. I don't have a separate power supply for ...
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Arduino Mini and USB2Serial not uploading sketch

I am trying to upload my sketch to an Arduino Mini Pro. My programmer is the Arduino USB2Serial. I am running the Windows store app on a Windows 10 machine. I wired everything up according to the ...
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Uploading my code gets an error : permission denied on Ubuntu 16.04

I have faced this problem for few years ago and I solved it on Ubuntu 14.04 but I don't know why my solution doesn't work right now on Ubuntu 16.04 The Error : avrdude: ser_open(): can't open ...
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USB Host can't understand how to send and get data

I need my Arduino to communicate with a USB device. The Arduino will be the host, so I need USB Host library, but I can't understand how to start coding. On the documentation of the device I see: I'...
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Leonardo - always on power, status remains between computer reboots?

I'm looking for two answer here. Is it possible to power a Leonardo to be always on, separate from the power from the USB host - I've tried with a full size Leonardo and a power adapter but for some ...
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Have terminal bash script act as virtual “button” for Leonardo?

I've searched quite a lot for this and tried to piece bits of code together but with no luck so far. All i'm looking to do is have a command I can run in terminal/bash script on the Mac trigger some ...
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USB Communication between Arduino Nano and UHF Reader module

I am working on a project that requires a UHF reader development kit that can communicate using either RS232 or by USB. Via USB and a Serial terminal, I have been able to send commands to the reader ...
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Sketch starts and keeps counting on external power supply but not usb

Thank you for the add, total newbie here (electronics and arduino) on his first project. Trying to make a counter for a hay baler with two HAL effect sensors, (pin 5 & 6) and outputting to an I2C ...
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Emulating a generic Mifare USB peripheral device with RFID-RC522

Hardware Dev Board: Arduino Nano V3.0 Module: RFID-RC522 13.56 MHz Cable: USB A - USB Mini B Configuration Physical Code /* * -------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Connect old USB webcam to USB Host Shield 2.0 Arduino Uno / Mega

Does anybody know how to interface an old USB webcam with the USB Host Shield 2.0 connected to an Arduino (Uno or Mega 2560 or other models - excluding Yun). I've got the USB Host Shield set up ...
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Does NodeMCU have some protection against wrong connections that could kill a computer USB?

I know some computer USB could handle some bad connection (by blocking the port, which need to reboot the computer). But I wonder if a NodeMCU 8266 offers some protection.
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Teensy 2.0 usb xinput device

So I came across a library that lets you turn your TeensyLC/3.X into an xinput device. I only have a 2.0 on hand. I spend the past few hours messing around with the LC example to see if I could hack ...
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Arduino baud rate 8 times too high?

I'm having a strange issue where in order to get the expected serial output on my serial monitor, I have to set the baud rate on my serial monitor to be 8 times higher than the rate that i set in my ...
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Do I need the Ground and 5 V pin connect to Led?

I am building an ambilight. So I bought a 3 pin LED Strip which I power with the USB hub from my TV. Next step is to connect it to the Arduino Nano. Is it OK when I only use the dataport from the ...
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arduino usb host shield and sd card [closed]

when I use the sd card on the mega or the arduino uno it works. Everything is fine. However, when I use it in combination with the USB shield host it doesn't work. I know the usb shield host works ...
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Why does attaching Nokia 5110 LCD make my otherwise fine MKR1000 disconnect USB after 15 secs?

This problem just started after 3 days of working on a project. I am using Arduino IDE in Windows 10. When I go to upload "Blink," everything works fine. I connect the USB (sometimes I have to ...
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Is there a board that can act as both a USB host and client for HID devices?

Trying to build an arduino-based Mouse/Keyboard enhancer. This will let me do things like press certain keyboard or mouse shortcuts on the input side, then do something custom on the output side. ...
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ATTINY85 with RGB LED

I'm trying to DIY about a dozen BlinkSticks (discontinued, Adafruit) pictured here I'm thinking to use a Digispark ATTINY85 to control a single RGB LED to show the status of some program running ...
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CH340G and CP2102 devices not recognized with Thinkpad L380

I have three different devices, none of them gets recognized on my new Thinkpad L380 running Windows 10: Arduino Nano Clone with CH340G chip (USB2Serial) NodeMCU (Lolin V3) with CH 340G chip (...
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Serial communication mac to Digispark ATtiny85

I want to use the Arduino IDE serial monitor with my Digispark ATtiny85 over USB. I can without problems upload this code(Digispark CDC example): #include <DigiCDC.h> void setup() { ...
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Install Arduino IDE in Raspberry Pi 3 model B

I am trying to install Arduino IDE in my Raspberry Pi model 3 but it is unable to locate file path. I use the following steps sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install arduino and in ...
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7-12V Power supply + USB

Im connecting a servo to my Arduino Uno Rev.3. The general recommendation is to put a 7V -12V power supply for servos as far as I understand. However I’d like to combine it with an USB to a computer ...
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Can a DHT11+ESP8266 be powered by a Adafruit USB LiPo charger directly?

I have rigged up a small DHT11+ESP8266 combo which I'm currently powering from the 3.3v from an Ardruino. I've ordered a 3.7v LiPo battery and have a Adafruit usb micro LiPo charger, however, the ...
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How can I detect which baudrate a virtual COM port is set to?

I would like my software running on Leonardo to behave differently depending on the baudrate of the USB Serial set by the PC. For example, I want to make a smart USB to UART converter which performs ...
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Arduino Uno won't upload code and overheats

We are using an Arduino Uno R3 connected via USB to a computer. The main problem is that we can't upload any code to the board. We get this error in the Arduino IDE console: avrdude: ser_open(): ...
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Arduino controlled by USB gamepad

I want to control my Arduino with USB gamepad. I know that exists library for USB keyboard for Arduino but I don't know any library for usb gamepad. I have PS3 styled gamepad. I dont want to use ...
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How to upload program to custom arduino board without USB FTDI and making it read only? [duplicate]

If I was to mass produce a microcontroller board I have designed based around the atmega328 (very similar to an arduino uno) but for one embedded task where I want one program only to be stored on it. ...
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How to interface USB to custom Arduino Uno Schematic and programming atmega?

I'm fairly new to designing schematics and working with the atmega on its own and I'm designing an arduino schematic on eagle. Ive gotten to the stage where I need to incorporate a TTL USB interface ...
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Wake up a PC from an Uno

I want to wake up a PC via a USB-connected Arduino. When using a Pro Micro (Leonardo) I can do it, as its HID interface can wake up a PC. That is, in the Device Manager, under "Keyboards", the ...
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How arduino boards eliminate the need to press buttons to flash?

I've come across many Arduino shields for various boards like the Uno, ESP8266, and ESP32 which sometimes have a button for flashing and other times they do not because the flashing is automatic. ...
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How to convert USB to PS/2? [closed]

Objective: To get my USB keyboard to interface with an Arduino Uno board. Constraints: I can't afford a USB host shield for now for Arduino. Currently available is a keyboard with PS/2 connector. ...
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Mini USB Host 2.0 and MKR1000

I have a MKR1000 board mounted on top of the MKRMotorCarrier and connected to an IMU Shield that uses GND-3V-SDA-SCL pins, which leaves the MKR1000 available with RX, DAC0/A0, SCK, MOSI, GND, TX, MISO,...
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Reconstruct uint32_t from char array to RTC.set

I am currently experimenting with a Digistump ATTiny85. Since it has no Serial, I use the basic DigiUSB library for communication. The RTC library used is this one: https://github.com/JChristensen/...
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Arduino and AVR Serial Communication over USB

I have a Arduino Uno Rev3 and I would like to use a AVR development toolchain to write a program that performs serial communication over USB. Doing this using the Arduino IDE is fairly simple: void ...
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USB Mouse Passthrough

I am currently doing research for a project of mine. My goal is simple: I want to pass input from a physical mouse, to a microcomputer to process the input and modify, and send the input in the form ...
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Using Teensy 3.5 (Arduino) to produce USB and Hardware MIDI messages simultaneously. Help?

Currently trying to get a teensy 3.5 to spam a series of notes in a loop over USB and hardware serial, which I am pretty sure it can do. I have a MIDI circuit set up as per the specifications here: ...
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USB host shield help [closed]

Hello, I apologise for being such a noob but can someone help with this. I am having trouble working with this. When I insert the arduino's pins into my new usb host shield , there is no indication ...
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Long term connection between Arduino and computer

I am looking to make indicator lights for my computer to indicate things such as system load, IO usage, et cetera, using an Arduino and NeoPixels. I would like to just plug it into my computer, and ...
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wire up usb to pins rather than on board usb socket

I have an uno r3 clone in an enclosure and one of these usb ports on the enclosure. It's pretty tight in there so I was wondering if there was a way to bypass the usb port on the board and plug it in ...