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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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Unable to upload sketch after bootloader has been flashed on Arduino Micro

I have created my own custom Arduino Micro, but I am experiencing problems when I attempt to upload an sketch via USB in Arduino IDE. Here is how I program the Arduino Micro: avrdude -c ...
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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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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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Flashing ATmega8U2 using another Arduino

I have an Anduino Uno R1 and the ATmega8U2 on. It does not respond correctly. How can I use another Arduino Uno R3 in order to reinstall the correct firmware? What I want to avoid it to solder the ...
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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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Can the Arduino interface with USB devices without the USB host shield?

I'm looking to connect various USB-devices to an Arduino Uno (specifically, a gamepad and a webcam, but I'm interested in the general case). Is this possible without using the USB host shield, since ...
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Mac won't detect Serial Port for Leonardo

EDIT: The problem was the cable I was using (see answer below). I have a MacBook Pro running OS X Yosemite (10.10.1). I connected my Arduino Leonardo to my computer for the first time today (using a ...
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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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Packet Loss From Cheapest USB Hardware [closed]

I'm considering making a cheap USB slave device with the ATtiny85 and curious about the inefficiencies I'm accepting. I know that it uses "low-speed USB 1.1" with only 1.5 Mb/s transmission (and no ...
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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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Adafruit Gemma unrecognised USB device on Windows 10

I have a V2 Adafruit Gemma from the Gemma starter pack, and I'm running Windows 10 Home (version 10.0.14393), on a 64-bit laptop. Following the Introducing Gemma guide I've installed the Adafruit ...
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Using an Arduino as a Human Interface Device that sends analog inputs

I would like to have an arduino board act as a human interface device that can send analog inputs like joysticks. As it currently stands I see two aproaches to this issue: Use the arduino hid ...
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SerialUSB on Arduino Due

I'm starting fiddling with a Due but I can't seem to be able to communicate over USB with it. Here is my code: int bauds = 9600; void setup() { SerialUSB.begin(bauds); } void loop() { if (...
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How to stop Arduino from drawing power through USB

I'm working on an embedded project, where I use arduinos as a "sensor shield" for RaspberryPi (I have model B). The problem is, that the RaspberryPi's USB port is not powerfull enough to drive WiFi ...
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Get USB host controller serial number or ID using Teensy or other HID devices

I have a Teensy board and would like to know if there's a way to get a serial number (or any other kind of ID that is preferably unique) of the host controller that I plug my Teensy into. E.g. can I ...
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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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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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USBasp problem: could not upload sketches to Arduino clone with PL2303 USB-to-UART chip

I'm trying to upload sketch to a Gizduino board (these boards have PL2303 chip for USB-to-Serial communication; other than that they are entirely similar with Arduino Uno). I have installed the ...
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Arduino force feedback vibration gamepad

I'm projecting a gamepad with Arduino Micro. I'm using the Arduino Joystick Library. I'm building this gamepad for racing games so I need to catch signal like hit_the_wall, hit_another_car. I wonder ...
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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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Interfacing Logitech Joystick to Arduino and interrupt a while loop

I am working on a project of a robot arm. The joints are made of servo motor. The basic function can be describe as: The robot arm (the servos) were moved manually by the Logitech joystick. The user ...
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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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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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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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Arduino Nano /Uno USB is not getting recognized

I have multiple Unos and Nano and recently due to some bad configuration the USBs are not getting recognised on my Mac Air Laptop. These were working models for almost 1-2 years. I used it to control ...
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Protecting your computer from stupid (arduino) mistakes

I recently ran way to much voltage through my Arduino and back into my computer via the USB connection. I'm looking for a USB hub with a fuse or some sort of protection to protect my laptop from these ...
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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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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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Arduino micro lost connection after first programming

I have just programmed a new micro, loaded the basic blink code in it. After that neither my laptop, nor my desktop sees it anyway with the following usb error: Fri Apr 1 14:32:01 2016] usb 1-2: ...
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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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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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3.3V Pro Micro clones flashing LEDs after 1200 bps touch

I have several Pro Micro clones. This morning I uploaded a sketch into one of them (that was previously unprogrammed, so it stayed in Bootloader mode) and when I wanted to upload the sketch a second ...
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Can Arduino Leonardo use USB port and RX TX serial pins at the same time?

Can I use the TX/RX on pins 0, 1 (to a serial slave device) while also having the USB port dedicated PC communication?
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If the USB gives 5v, how can the Arduino supply 5v to the 5v pin? (And another question)

I must not of understood something. Online, I've heard that the Arduino uses 9v typically (average), and that USB's in general supply 5v@500mA. If this is true: How can the Arduino even POWER ITSELF ...
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CH340 max serial speed

With an Arduino-like board using a CH340 USB Serial chip, I'd like to send text lines as fast as possible to a Raspberry Pi through USB using the Serial.println() function. The problem is that when I ...
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Receiving volume change from Mac to 32u4 [duplicate]

I'm looking to make an audio interface using an arduino micro, and I can already change the volume using the arduino, but I would like to also receive the current value from the computer to the ...
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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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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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What USB to UART chip provides highest data rates with Arduino boards?

Checking out online stores for a USB/TTL adapter, I came across a wide range of products, and I'm having a hard time selecting the one which would achieve the highest data rate. I was comparing ...
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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 ...