unable to upload to UNO clone. (drivers installed)

I am using an Arduino Uno clone with the CH340 chip https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/UNO-R3-Board-MEGA328P-CH340G-Arduino-Compatible-with-USB-Cable/273136948117?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649

I have all drivers installed and have chosen Arduino UNO from the board selection.

void setup() {
 // put your setup code here, to run once:
Serial.begin(57600);
}

void loop() {
 // put your main code here, to run repeatedly:
Serial.println("Hello World");
delay(300);
}

When trying to upload I get this error (all at once, ie 1 - 10 don't pause between each retry)

Sketch uses 1500 bytes (4%) of program storage space. Maximum is 32256 bytes. Global variables use 200 bytes (9%) of dynamic memory, leaving 1848 bytes for local variables. Maximum is 2048 bytes. avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 1 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x00 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 2 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x00 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 3 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x80 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 4 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x80 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 5 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x80 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 6 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x00 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 7 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x80 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 8 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x00 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 9 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x80 avrdude: stk500_getsync() attempt 10 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x80 An error occurred while uploading the sketch

any ideas?

happens with the default blink code too.

I can get it to successfully upload and work on an Arduino Nano clone, and if I use the Atmel atmega328p board it will upload but the serial monitor on the same baud rate responds with weird symbols (while the nano shows the Hellow world as expected)

https://imgur.com/0ZlxekW

Cheers V

Some of the clones require you to use the Tools → Processor → ATmega328 (Old Bootloader) to work properly. It’s worth a try.

Update, seller gave me a bum steer and redirected me to the correct drivers.

WAVGAT UNO R3 board

The hello word works.

I do however have issues with another code (that works without a problem on a genuine Arduino).

Warning: platform.txt from core 'Arduino AVR Boards' contains deprecated recipe.ar.pattern="{compiler.path}{compiler.ar.cmd}" {compiler.ar.flags} {compiler.ar.extra_flags} "{build.path}/{archive_file}" "{object_file}", automatically converted to recipe.ar.pattern="{compiler.path}{compiler.ar.cmd}" {compiler.ar.flags} {compiler.ar.extra_flags} "{archive_file_path}" "{object_file}". Consider upgrading this core. In file included from D:\I\Arduino projects\Arduino Portable 1.8.7\portable\sketchbook\libraries\FastLED-3.1.8/platforms/avr/fastled_avr.h:6:0,

from D:\I\Arduino projects\Arduino Portable 1.8.7\portable\sketchbook\libraries\FastLED-3.1.8/platforms.h:32,

from D:\I\Arduino projects\Arduino Portable 1.8.7\portable\sketchbook\libraries\FastLED-3.1.8/FastLED.h:55,

from D:\I\Arduino projects\Arduino Backup\FULL_PUPPET_HEAD_WORKING_with_timers\FULL_PUPPET_HEAD_WORKING_with_timers.ino:3:

D:\I\Arduino projects\Arduino Portable 1.8.7\portable\sketchbook\libraries\FastLED-3.1.8/platforms/avr/clockless_trinket.h:74:0: warning: "D1" redefined

define D1(ADJ) DINT(T1,ADJ)

^

In file included from D:\I\Arduino projects\Arduino Portable 1.8.7\hardware\WAV\avr\variants\lgt8fx8p/pins_arduino.h:36:0,

from D:\I\Arduino projects\Arduino Portable 1.8.7\hardware\WAV\avr\cores\lgt8f/Arduino.h:225,

from sketch\FULL_PUPPET_HEAD_WORKING_with_timers.ino.cpp:1:

d:\i\arduino projects\arduino portable 1.8.7\hardware\wav\avr\variants\standard\pins_arduino.h:82:0: note: this is the location of the previous definition

define D1 1 /* PD1 */

Those WAVGAT ‘clones’ are truly awful. They are modified from the original design. Does yours have a 12MHz crystal rather than a 16MHz resonator? Can you post a link to where you got it from?
To be honest, you are going to be better off buying something that is a proper clone of a Uno rather than the horrible modified version that WAVGAT sells.

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/UNO-R3-Board-MEGA328P-CH340G-Arduino-Compatible-with-USB-Cable/273136948117?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649

Got a link to another suggested clone?

Look for something similar to this. Stock, bog R3 clone with a socketed chip. Means you can also buy a couple of ATMegas328Ps for different toys projects.

champ ty :)

If you are looking for an Australian shop (rather than eBay) I have found Core Electronics really good to deal with. They have genuine and compatibles, here is their Uno clone.

Awesome. Thank you. And thanks all