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Uses LED & piezo buzzer to alarm with PIR is tripped. 
sketch verified.  Uploaded. error message: avrdude: stk500_getsync () : not in sync : resp=0x00.
LED flashes continuously, buzzer = no buzz.

Supposed to be easy project for daughter's science class.

Suggestions, please.

Nick Gammon

You can't upload this sketch, or any sketch?


Feb 15, 2013, 05:15 am Last Edit: Feb 15, 2013, 05:19 am by be80be Reason: 1
There to things that cause that error one the reset didn't happen and two you didn't set the com port.

If it's a uno I would make sure I had the com port set right.


First: make sure you can upload GOBP  (The Good Old Blink Program)  On top menu go:


Upload. If same error, CHECK
- Tools>Board  (Right board?/)
- Tools> Serial Port (Right port??)  IF Serial Port grayed out, your board / USB / ?? is not working.

Let us know what's happening...

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Thanks for the suggestions.  Karma3 nailed it.  I didn't have the com port set correctly. 

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