A UART (Universal Asynchronous Receiver Transmitter) is a piece of logic that sends and receives data on a serial port.

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AVR USART sending garbage

I'm trying to make an ATMega328P to send serial data to my computer and print onto Putty using an arduino board to do the USB to serial conversions. The data that's printed, however is garbage data. ...
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Trying to use BC417 bluetooth with LM4F232H5QD Evaluation Board

I am new to embedded. I am using STELLARIS LM4F232H5QD Evaluation Board. I want to get data from this board using bluetooth. And i have ...
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VHDL RS-232 Receiver

I have been trying to design an RS-232 receiver taking an FSM approach. I will admit that I do not have a very well-rounded understanding of VHDL, so I have been working on the code on the fly and ...
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Very cheap device with UART interface [on hold]

I need to do some experimenting of UART, I need a very cheap device that I could use to send/read from. Please what could I use? Something very cheap to buy or possibility something that I ...
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Transferring data from FPGA to PC (new to FPGAs)

FPGA beginner here. I have a Basys2 FPGA board(i code in verilog) and i wish to make it communicate with my PC. Currently it receives data from a slave device and stores it in an 64 bit register. ...
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PIC24FJ64GB002 UART Bridge

I work in a project but I have a problem. I want make a program what drive the two UART in a PIC, each UART at different baud rate. The idea is take a signal for UART1(9600 bauds) and send to UART 2 ...
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UART Receiver glitches

I encounter problems with my UART receiver module. It is supposed to work at 9600 bauds without parity bit and only one stop bit. The problem is that my UART misses some characters (or to indicate ...
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Why would uart connection only work after disconnecting power?

I am using a Microchip Bluetooth Pictail and a Sparkfun 3.3V USB-to-UART and a Arduino Uno (just for power-5V,gnd and 1 active high signal connected to 3.3V). When I power the PicTail it outputs ...
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Arduino's Serial Monitor Showing Constant Value [migrated]

I have a breadboard Arduino; made with ATMega328PU and a UART connector using a CT2102 breakout board. With the help of this site I created a simple IR sensor, now the problem is that in the Serial ...
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Shortest time required UART- UART transfer of 32 Byte block

I need to transfer 32 Byte block UART to UART 8 clock cycles per bit 1 start bit Struct 8-E-2 8bits 1 UART char, Even Parity, 2 stop bits/ char 1 + 8 + Even parity + 2 stop bits = 11 efficiency = ...
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Logic low not low enough

I'm having an issue where the "low" level being output from one device isn't low enough for the device on the other end to interpret it as such. I'm guessing I'm not the first person to have this ...
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PIC32 does not get UART RX interrupts in xc32 Compiler

I'm trying to setup a UART channel on my PIC32 MCU (PIC32MX470F512). But the code does not reach the ISR at all. I have verified that the PPS (peripheral pin select) is configured properly and the ...
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How to get USART and USB-Serial working on the STM32F4Discovery Board?

I'm programming a STM32F407VG chip on the STM32F4Discovery board using CooCox CoIDE. I've stitched together a program based on some examples and tutorials I found online to get USART1 through pins ...
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UART without using the same clock

I am using the C027 development board for prototyping an application and I was wondering it it was possible to use the Tx and Rx pins of the GSM module (available on the pinout of the board as P0_15 ...
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Communication between micro controllers - I2C, SPI, UART?

Basically I have two microcontrollers that I need to communicate with each other. Both controllers send and receive data. Basic idea that I have: I2C, SPI - What I think we can NOT use these ...
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ATmega328A UART: everything working, but not as expected

I am trying to get UART working via the ATmega328A. I want to enter a character, and get that character to be printed out. However, when my code is run this is what happens: I enter one character, ...
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VHDL USB UART Problem

I've just described an UART transmitter and receiver in VHDL. In simulation everything seems to be fine. In FPGA, the loopback interface works well: I push a button, the transmitter sends data, the ...
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DMX512 packet issue (no break?)

I'm not sure if I'm reading this wrong or something, but this is a trace of the DMX packet that's coming from my USB-RS485 module then being converter to UART logic levels for my microcontroller. ...
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Update ATmega168 program with serial

I'm working with an ATmega168 with a Linux based board (TI DM365). The ATmgea168 communicates with the TI over UART. The Atmel is programmed using AVRMKII and is running fine. I was wondering if ...
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Finding out RS232 commands from massage chair

Hey all I have a very quick question to ask about the Bus Pirate before I go ahead and order or not order it. I am looking to get the RS232 commands from a massage chair. It has an ugly, bulky "box" ...
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AVR external crystal not working with UART

So I have an ATmega328P with a 14.7456MHz external crystal, full-swing settings, and I'm trying to talk to my mac via UART and an FTDI friend-type device. If I connect AVR Tx to AVR Rx, then all ...
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Maximum cable length for 5V or 3.3V I2C, UART, or 1-wire signals over Ethernet and how to increase it?

I know similar questions have been asked before (Maximum cable length for 3.3V UART signals) but I would like to know the answer more specifically for a hobbyist. I've been experimenting connecting ...
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What should I do to have both the synchronous and asynchronous serial communications?

You know that ATmega32 supports Universal Asynchronous Receiver/Transmitter. with pins : RXD & TXD But it doesn't support Universal synchronous Receiver/Transmitter. with pins : RXD/TXD & ...
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MSP430F5529 & Bluetooth module data transfer over UART issue

I'm taking analog input from a sensor and feeding it to the in-built 12-bit ADC on the MSP430. The ADC code tested by itself is performing the A-D conversion correctly and outputting the values as ...
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No correct signal from ATMEGA162 UART

I got the following circuit: simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab And this code to run it: ...
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flipping the UART rx/tx pins on an arduino

I managed to flip the rx/tx lines on a project I'm working on. My GPS RX is going to my ATMega's RX, which is clearly wrong. Since the pin map lists the rx2 and tx2 lines as pins D16 and D17, I'm ...
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If RS-232 defines electrical characteristics, what is the transfer protocol?

From this answer, it says RS-232 defines the voltage levels and what not of a signal. I want to be able to read barcodes on my microcontroller with something like this. The closest datasheet I ...
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UART communication STM32F0

I'm trying to connect STM32F0 with the PC using the following converter for UART communication: http://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00AFRXKFU/ref=pe_115971_53225081_em_1p_0_ti I'm not sure if it is ...
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Event using FTD2XX_NET.dll

I am using a FT232RL chip with FTD2XX_NET.dll I've made a program which writes and reads data to/from AVR atmega32 mcu. First writes data, then reads data as answer. Now, i want to make an event ...
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UART Flow Control

I confused little bit regarding flow control. I have two devices, one is having UART flow control pins (RTS and CTS) named as Device 1 but other device don't have named as Device 2. The device 1 ...
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UART, USB… on cellular cards

Sierra Wireless and other manufacturer carry cellular cards in a variety of physical interfaces. There are different digital interfaces to hardware like USB, UART, USB OTG, HSIC... Additionally ...
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Is an USB-to-UART converter different from an USB-to-RS232 converter? [duplicate]

I have a USB-to-RS232 converter. The GND, TX and Rx pins of the RS232 I connect to GND, Rx and Tx on a development board I have. I've set the right baud rate, flow control and other settings in my ...
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SIM900 AT Commands : CIPSEND & POP3READ

I'm Starting to Work with Sim900 and I have two problems I'm going to command the sim900 via an avr microcontroller and get data from sim900 ONE : in the manual it is written that after using the ...
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How to ensure serial transmission and reception of required data without any garbage values in the 8051?

I'm trying to continuously transmit the character 'L' from the microcontroller 8051 to the PC at a baud rate of 9600. The frequency of the 8051 is 16 MHz, and I accordingly loaded the BRL register ...
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Reception without interrupt in USART of PIC18

I would like to know how to receive data without interrupts in the PIC18 controller. After setting the USART settings and baud rating, what things must be done so that USART receives properly without ...
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Changing BaudRate in both sides simultaneously

Through the C# interface i want to change the baudrate, to do that ofcurse i have to change the baudrate in the other side which is MSP430 using CodeCompserStudio and to send an Ack to PC then I ...
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Usart puzzle giving strange output on tx pins

I have tried working out usart peripheral of pic18f26j50 and it found out to be working very well. This one is for a pic18f26j50 in bread board with observing TX pin while transmitting in a loop. ...
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UART PIC18F8722

I'm trying to connect a bluetooth module (the baudrate is 9600) with a PIC18F8722. The connection is with UART and I programmed this: ...
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PIC datasheet is unclear on clearing framing error

On the PIC16F1829, FERR reflect the framing error status of the top byte in the two byte serial receive FIFO. Thus, assuming no new bytes arriving with framing ...
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High baudrate UART on PIC24F

Working on a PIC24FJ256GB110 and trying to get a UART working at 115200. Using a scope, I see that the UART transmits the correct payloads when the baudrate is 9600 although not when I increase it... ...
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Simple FPGA serial communication not working

FPGA board (manual) USB-to-RS232 cable (controller) synthesis reports I created a simple schematic which shorts the TXD and RXD pins according to the manual. However, when I use RealTerm to send ...
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Read and write FPGA registers via USB or Ethernet

I'm working on an FPGA project on an Atlys Spartan 6 board. I'm programming it in VHDL. I have two 32 bit registers, one for output, the other for input. I need to be able to, respectively, read and ...
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Tips for Cross checking baudrate of usart

I'm trying with blue tooth module HC05 with pic controller here and i would like to check my cross check my baud rate via scope or simulation. I would like to know the steps or good methods that you ...
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Strange bluetooth module behaviour and UART tips

I'm bit new trying out with bluetooth modules and I started using one. Bluebee Gold Bluetooth devicedevice link The first problem that I have is when is configure my controller(PIC) with setting RX ...
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What does term “connectivity attributes” mean in AM3359 Cortex A8 processor (used in Beaglebone)?

Please explain the meaning of the term "connectivity attributes" in context of UART in AM3359 processor. I found the term while reading its Technical Reference Manual (TRM). It is not defined in its ...
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AVR USART Garbage Data

I have been having issues with my AVR USART. Using a PL2303 USB adapter with the following connections to the AVR What I am seeing is Garbage data (mostly of 0xFF or 0xF7 or 0xE7) even when the ...
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Problem with USART programming

I have got a problem with an USART module I wrote in C for PIC12F1822, related to USART transmission. Everything happens to be fine when I debug in MPLAB with PICKIT3 (TXREG changes value and every ...
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Send AT commands to UART device, what am I missing?

It all started with me wanting to change the pairing code of a bluetooth device, and now I'm knee-deep in electronics... I have a miniELM327 bluetooth interface with PIN "1234" , I want to change it. ...
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Multiple USART Devices - ATMega 328

I have 2 devices connected to my ATMega328 USART pins. One is PL2303 USB to TTL converter and the other is Bluetooth <-> USART adaptor. I was advised that I should not have 2 devices connected at ...