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YR8001 RFID reader

I am doing a project on passive RFID system using YR8001 RFID reader. I am beginner and don't know much about it. After reading various articles and blogs I got to know that most readers allow the ...
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Serial Port not found by MATLAB to communicate with Arduino

I'm just trying to know how to established serial communication between Arduino and MATLAB. From this tutorial I copied the code, but as for my PC use "Windows" I had to change my serial port name. ...
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Most universal sequence of keyboard presses to start an editor [closed]

I have a very compact Arduino with integrated USB connector, the CJMCU Beetle that can emulate a virtual USB keyboard. I would like to configure it to send keystrokes to any computer it is ...
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Can I swap out the standard arduino/raspberry pi ultrasonic sensor for a waterproof transducer?

The standard HC-SR04 ultrasonic module is in almost every arduino or raspberry pi experimentation kit and works pretty well. However, the transducer are bare and will be killed by water. These ...
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HID ProxPoint Plus Reader with Arduino

I am looking to buy one or two HID ProxPoint Plus readers for use with a custom Arduino RFID door lock system. Firstly, I am not sure how I would wire this up to an Arduino and what version to buy? ...
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How do I reset corrupted pcDuino to its initial state?

I updated Lubuntu 12.04 in pcDuino v1, but it was my mistake, since it is not capable of running versions beyond 12.04. After that it crashed and I restarted pcDuino and it stopped here showing the ...
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Device discovery and Distance measurement

The goal of my project is to discover devices with Wi-Fi or Bluetooth turned on (not connedcted anywhere) and measure the distance between those devices and my search devices. The search devices will ...
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How to read contents of ATSAM3X8E chip on Arduino Due Board in Mac OS X

I have two Arduino Due boards with some programming that has since been lost. I need to back up the contents before replacing the program. I’ve been playing around with another Arduino Due before I ...
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Uploading Arduino firmware automatically

I am on Windows 8.1. I have an Arduino Uno kit, that I program with the help of Arduino IDE. The IDE allows me to edit my files, compile them and burn them into the Arduino memory. However, I have ...
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arduino on windows 8 stuck open but can't find in task manager

I deleted a folder from within the arduino 'open folder' function in their program, and the mouseover window got stuck on my screen. So I tried taskkill /f /im dwm.exe and it worked to reset the ...
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How can I allow Windows RDP ports with socat?

192.168.0.21 is a Windows 8.1 PC running RDP. Using Linux I am running socat as below, but cannot connect on port 5900 to 3389. How do I make TCP and UDP traffic on 5900 go to 3389? socat ...
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Is an Arduino microcontroller capable of detecting its own pins that are connected with each other?

I have a matrix and I want to connect it directly to Arduino without using IC. I want that whenever I connect two pins in Arduino microcontroller, example: pin1 and pin2, the microcontroller will ...
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Recover LOST password on Intel Edison

I've previously installed Yocto Linux Image on my edison and configured with login and pw. I have misplaced the pw, hwoever all the instructions I've read for re flashing the device require a login ...
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Arduino IDE won't launch in Windows 8.1

What I've tried 1 Installing Java SDK and runtime (JDK8 but when extracted it says jdk1.8.0_25) 2 add the %JAVA_HOME%\bin to Path environment variable 3 JAVA_HOME environment variable pointing to ...
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How do I go about geting synergy 100% operational with error in build process

During the install process I get the following snippet of an error When I get to the part about cryptopp: Scanning dependencies of target cryptopp [ 19%] Building CXX object ...
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Echo/Pipe command output to Serial line

I have a serial device running on 115200 baud at /dev/ttyUSB0. I need to Pipe the output of a command to it. I Need somthing like: command-that-gives-stdout | command-that-puts-stdin-to-serial --baud ...
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My Intel Edison project

I have recently bought an Intel Edison with the Arduino compatible breakout board. I am planning to use this for an universal translator project. Something like this: ...
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Hacking a Bluetooth headset

So I have a Samsung HM1300 (http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cell-phones-accessories/BHM1300NBACSTA). I would like to hack this device, and transmit the button data from the call button for something ...
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avr-objcopy.exe - Application Error when compiling in arduino IDE (Win8.1.1 Pro 64-Bit)

When I click compile I get this: "avr-objcopy.exe - Application Error The instruction at 0x0044c2e5 referenced memory at 0x0044c2e5. The memory could not be written. Click on OK to ...
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Output to Serial Port

I am trying to output to an arduino through the serial port in windows using a program called boblight. Basically, I have to tell it where to output. I have tried "COM3", "dev/com3", and "dev/ttyS3". ...
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Can't delete nested libraries file

So, the thing is - I installed Arduino some time ago, and all of a sudden it stopped working. I did som ressearch, but found no answers, until some days ago when I stumbled upon something ...
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Sending number over serial to arduino sending something different?

I have an arduino setup that turns on a light when it receives a 1, and turns off a light when it receives a 0. I don't think there is anything wrong with the code. I can send the Arduino a 1 with ...
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How do I program the Sparkfun Arduino Pro Micro with Linux?

Sparkfun's Arduino Pro Micro was the ideal choice for me (in size and price), but I cannot figure out how to program it on anything other than Windows. Sparkfun doesn't provide any resources on how to ...
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Getting clock / time info from a Win 7 PC to an Arduino

Assume I connect a microcontroller board (like an Arduino) to a Win 7 PC via USB. Is there anything in the USB communication protocol that contains host clock data? In other words, can I sync the ...
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Reading raw data from a microSD card with an Arduino

My microSD card is not working on windows neither on my mobile phone. The card is not recognizable on these devices. My plan is to try to access the raw data on the memory chip using my Arduino. How ...
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How can I get my Arduino Duemilanove to work with Windows 7?

I am having trouble getting my Arduino Duemilanove (w/ ATmega328) to work under Windows 7 Professional (64 bit). I have the Arduino 1.04 software in Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit) on the same ...
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hide GUI that briefly spawns when running a process from the command line

I'm running a build command on Ubuntu 12.04. The command opens a GUI for a few seconds, and then closes it. I'm finding this kind of disruptive -- is there a way to alter the command-line syntax to ...
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How to get Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) to see USB modem device (Arduino)?

Normally, plugging in the Arduino to a Mac creates /dev/tty.usbmodemXXXX but on Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) it does not. How can I get this operating system to see the device?
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How do I make vim automatically apply c++ syntax highlight on Arduino files (.ino/.pde)?

How do I make vim automatically apply c++ syntax highlight on Arduino files (.ino/.pde)? Or how does vim syntax highlight know what is a c++ file? And how can I tell him that files that is called ...
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USB connections to Arduino

In a class programming Arduinos from Windows 7 boxes, we have noticed that it is advantageous to plug in the same board, because each new board is recognized as a new COM port. If this happens too ...
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Arduino IDE “launch 4j” error

I have a computer running Windows XP. I am trying to run the Arduino IDE 0022. I double-click on arduino.exe, it waits about 30 seconds on the load up title screen, and then it gives me this error: ...
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Electronics Starter Kit [closed]

I am currently getting interested in starting experimenting with Electronics, and am searching for some sort of electronics starter kit to get me started. I have look at Arduino's Starter Kit and ...