Arduino Nano knockoff.

Morning gents. I recently purchased an arduino nano from china for £3. It uses the ch340g chip, I installed the drivers from CH341SER.EXE - 南京沁恒微电子股份有限公司 . However I had no luck. I've been searching for hours and am contemplating smashing the thing. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

read through this first.

Arduino troubleshooting for beginners.doc (372 KB)


Figured out the error guy and gals. The bootloader circuit diagram showed a unipolar ceramic plate capacitor. I was using a bipolar electrolytic... the polarity was wrong :confused: