I've been trying to get an RFID reader to read an RFID card with the past while yet to no avail. I'm pretty certain that I have everything connected properly on the breadboard and to the RFID reader and Arduino board.
Here is the spec for the Reader... http://www.coolcomponents.co.uk/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=504
I'm getting the following error when I upload from the Arduino software to the board... 'Problem uploading to Board'. I'm just getting the follwing output:
Binary Sketch size: 5632 bytes (of a 14336 byte maximum) avrdude: stk500_getsync(): not in sync: reap=0x30 avrdude: stk500_disable(): protocol error, expect=0x14, reap=0x51
I've downloaded and copied & pasted the 'NewSoftSerial' library into the Arduino Library folder and then imported that sketch into Arduino... where I've also copied the test code from http://www.coolcomponents.co.uk/catalog/resources/RFID1356/RFID1356_Test.pde into the Arduino sketch.
If anyone has any solution to the problem I would appreciate it greatly. Sorry if the description above is a little vague... but I'm afraid I'm not much of an electronics or coding expert :(