Bare Conductive Board: Cannot change comm port

Hi all

Having some issues setting up a Bare Conductive board, I have referred to the guidance on their website for installing the board and its drivers and that seems to have went well, the board is showing up in my IDE. The issue is that when I go to change my comm port it is grayed out in the menu and I can’t change the comm port. Be default the board is on COMM 3 which has worked with my Uno board and it isn’t working with the Bare Conductive board for some reason.

I am on Windows 10, and I am running Arduino 1.8.13. I have also downloaded all the recent Bare Conductive drivers

I hope that my explanation of the issue is clear enough for you clever people to be able to help me out. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Hello noxibus_,

I have never head of a bare conductive board and I have never seen one mentioned on here, I am guessing no one else has. I did a search on Google and found a web site that might be the company you are referring to, they seem to make conductive paint and related products, but that doesn’t seem to fit in with your description. Please read the comments below and provide a lot more information so the folk here know what you have.

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I'm guessing, since you didn't provide a link to the board, that it might be this that you are talking about?

When you talk about changing the com port, I'm guessing (AGAIN!!!) that you are referring to the com port in the Arduino IDE?

If that's the case, have a look in Windows device manager to see what com port gets assigned when you plug the board in. If one doesn't get assigned, then maybe you haven't installed the driver needed for the USB chip on your board.