Hi; I am back with problems with my hand controller. I tried to send the data over a serial line but I'm not getting a signal to the receiving device(propeller 'flip'). I tried to read the serial output but I don't know how to set up the print lines. This is my serial output:
I am connected to the Flip with four wires, one is the power to the arduino, one is ground, and two leads for the Tx to Rx and Rx to Tx. I should be able to transmit the the four bytes from the arduino to the Flip. one question I have is about the voltage reduction to the flip, in line resistor or a voltage divider. The Flip operates at 3.3 volts.
A flip is a mini board similar to the MICRO but powered with a parallax propeller running at 5-80 MHz. The freq is set by PLL and has 8 processors in a single chip. I originally planned on starting with I2C questions and may still return to I2C.
Tried to use info from post # 2 with my main post but get no print or results on the serial monitor. I rarely use the serial monitor so I might not be using it right.I am transmitting to the Flip on the serial lines.
I suggest that yu edit your thread title to say that you want help with using the serial port of an Arduino to a FLIP board. That get the attention of someone that can provide help with that specifc board.
In the last several posts I was considering using I2C in this project. However I have been Told by others that because of the program in the hand controller I cannot use the 'Flip' in the master mode, and since it cannot be used as a slave I have to revert to Serial mode. Now I cannot get anything to print on the serial monitor.