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Feb 14, 2013, 09:22 pm Last Edit: Nov 07, 2019, 03:46 pm by ballscrewbob Reason: 1
Please read how to use this forum for tips on how to make forum posts, and get the most out of using this forum. Thanks!

- The Arduino Forum Team


  • If applicable provide your SKETCH inside CODE TAGS ( </> ).
  • If applicable provide a schematic even if hand drawn.
  • Ensure you turn off any additional security / antivirus just to test.
  • Where possible use USB 2.0 ports or a USB 2.0 POWERED HUB.
  • Try other computers where possible.
  • Try other USB leads where possible.
  • Avoid cloud / network based installations where possible OR Ensure your Network / Cloud based software is RUNNING.
  • You do not have the correct driver installed.
  • There may be a problem with the PC.
  • You may be selecting the wrong COM port.
  • There is a problem with the board.
  • You have something connected to pins 0 and 1.
  • Remove any items connected to pins 0 and 1.
  • Restart your computer.
  • Clear your browsers CACHE.
  • Close the IDE before using any other serial programs.
  • Check you have a COMMON GROUND where required.
  • preferably install IDE's as ADMINISTRATOR
Please post technical questions on the forum, not by personal message. Thanks!

More info: http://www.gammon.com.au/electronics

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