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Topic: Pro mini 5V board reset problem (voltage?) (Read 971 times) previous topic - next topic

newt0524


Nick Gammon


I am attaching the positive from the battery supply to the vcc and the negative obviously to ground.


Yes, but you aren't supposed to do that:



See: http://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoBoardProMini

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RAW. For supplying a raw (unregulated) voltage to the board.


You are putting 6V into the VCC of the processor. It isn't designed for that.

The RAW pin is for the unregulated input, and that goes through the voltage regulator.

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