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Topic: Arduino 101 disconnecting repeatedly from computer (Read 5934 times) previous topic - next topic

amulvihi

Hello,

I've got an Arudino/Genuino 101 that's repeatedly disconnecting from the computer. Last program loaded was a Blink, computer is running on Windows 10 Pro. Nothing else is plugged into the board.

I've tried:
  • Connecting using other cables (doesn't help, and I've check that the cords ARE working with other 101 boards)
  • Plugging in another 101 board to see if it's something with the computer (other board worked fine)
  • Testing on different computers (problem persists across other computers, and in any USB port I try)

Is this a known issue with the 101 boards (and if so, how do I fix it?) Or is this just a faulty board? I'm using a classroom set, and trying to figure out if this one's a dud that needs returning.

Thanks in advance!

ballscrewbob

The 101 is very fussy about the USB cable being used.
Shorter and higher quality are better for this particular board.

Moved your topic to it's current location as it is more suitable.

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It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google (who would have thunk it ! ) or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

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