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Where do I see the pin functions?

I got this usb² to i²C board: https://www.adafruit.com/product/2264 and I wonder where I can see any information about what the pins D0-D7 or C0-C9 mean, actually also even the same about GND and 3V, ...
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Debugging I2C Read

I'm running code from [Adafruit_BuxIO] (https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit_BusIO) which defines the function `write_then_read' as ...
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JST to mini USB- Is it possible, how would this work?

Rather than using a mini USB cable to charge the NANO V3.0 Development Board - Clone Compatible Model, I want to use a lithium ion battery pack. Like this one here. How would I connect the two? Would ...
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How to connect a solenoid to the Adafruit Feather M0 Bluefruit LE

How would I connect the to the Adafruit Feather M0 Bluefruit LE to this Mini Push-Pull Solenoid - 5V so that I can via bluetooth send over instructions to the microcontroller to control the solenoid?
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L293D motor driver resistor network confusion

I've been trying to modify the original Adafruit V1 L293D motor driver, but have run into a bit of a roadblock when reading its schematic. The text labelling the resistor network has stacked and ...
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Animating 3600 neopixels with RPi is slow

I have SPI RGB led strip with three wires connection: – TX1818 driver (manufacturer says “it’s compatible with TM1812, UCS1903, SM16703, WS2811–2815”) – 12V, 9.3 W/m, 5060, 60/metre – 3600 pixels, 60 ...
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What is the purpose of "IO38_DBLTAP" on this ESP32-S3-MINI dev board?

I was examining the Adafruit ESP32-S3-TFT feather board and saw this IO38_DBLTAP section (bottom right of image). It looks like a pulldown resistor and a decoupling capacitor, but I'm confused as to ...
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Why do MCU dev boards include multiple voltage regulators?

I was examining the Adafruit ESP32-S3 feather board and noticed that it contains 2 voltage regulators. It appears that one is used for powering the MCU itself, and the other is for powering I2C ...
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How to write to a write to ADS1015 through TCA9548A connected to I2C multiplexor and trying to talk to a analog to digital multiplexor?

I am using a Raspberry Pi Zero 2 to talk through a TCA9548A to multiple ADS1015, each ADS1015 is on a separate SDA/SCL channel of the TCA9548A. I am able to scan all channels and see the active ...
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Adafruit BNO055 orientation sensor

My sensor is a BNO055 Absolute Orientation Sensor. I wanted to see if the sensor is ready or not. I tried to run it using different libraries, but it never worked. I couldn't understand why. Then I ...
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How to troubleshoot a potentiometer problem

I went over my league and started the Adafruit's PiGrrl Zero project, and then when succeeded, wanted to implement the audio amplifier add-on suggestions. Anyways, this morning, the audio amp's ...
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NotImplementedError: in FeatherS3 - ESP32-S3 Adafruit (BLE HID)

I am trying to upload a BLE HID code to FeatherS3 - ESP32-S3 Adafruit and get a NotImplementedError. I have no idea how to proceed forward. Please help me on this. This code works perfectly on a NRF52 ...
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Why does MPC4725 DAC output in range 0-3.3V when VREF is 5V?

I am trying to produce a 0-5V variable output from a Raspberry Pi using: adafruit MCP4725 DAC breakout (https://www.adafruit.com/product/935) SparkFun PCA9306 level translator breakout (https://www....
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How to get EDID code for Adafruit TFP401 HDMI/DVI Decoder to support 640x480 display

I'm a Flight simmer building my own Airbus A320 home-cockpit (call it a 10-year project). I'm currently building the MCDU (Multi-Function Control and Display Unit). This needs an LCD of roughly 5.6&...
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How to add power switch to Adafruit Feather32?

I have an Adafruit HUZZAH32 ESP32 board, a battery and an on/off switch. I'd like to connect them in such a way that all of the following are satisfied: Switch turns the board on/off Board is powered ...
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Trigger button press after button hold released

I am currently planning a circuit around an Adafruit Sound FX. I want to use it in a costuming prop, but use the main button to trigger different sounds (without them being randomized). It should also ...
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Charging a power bank with a solar panel

Is there either a simple circuit that I could build, or a good circuit/pre-made board that will charge up a 6700mAh/5V/2A power bank with a small solar panel that is attached to the cover of an ...
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TCA9548a + TCS34725 + Arduino MEGA not identifying the sensors

I'm trying to use the arduino mega with a TCA9548A multiplexer and two color sensors, but I'm not able to connect the arduino with the two sensors. When I try to scan the TCA9548A it returns that ...
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How to determine which I2C commands to execute to arrive at a desired result?

I have successfully established bidirectional communication between a featherS2 board and a Mikroe UART to I2C bridge. I do this by instantiating the address of an I2C command from page 16 of this ...
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How to properly use i2c.writeto_then_readfrom() method

See also follow-up question about i2c addresses I have this mikroe board wired up to an S2 Feather via the SDA and SCL pins. The ...
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Why am I detecting two I2C addresses on the same board, and why do neither of them appear in the datasheet?

I have this MIKROE board wired up to an S2 Feather via the SDA and SCL pins. The MIKROE board is powered by the Feather via <...
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Adafruit ST-Link STM8/STM32 v2 can't connect to STM32F091

I've an Adafruit ST-Link STM8/STM32 v2 which I need to connect to an STM32F091. The MCU is powered from an external source and I have correctly connected the SWCLK and SWDIO as well as GND and 3.3V. ...
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Safely measuring high-side current using Adafruit INA219

I've been thinking about monitoring the power draw within my solar-based chicken coop setup to get a better understanding of the true power consumption for estimating battery life. I have a 12 V deep ...
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What is this component? What is its purpose?

What is this component? I don't how to search for it. It has only "4 4" written on it; I didn't get any search results from it. Does anyone know what this SMD component is, and what it is ...
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Can someone help me understand this code for the ADXL345 accelerometer?

I'm trying to learn how to read the angles measured from an ADXL345 accelerometer (Adafruit) for a beginner project where the sensor will be attached to a short stick and I want to read the angles I'm ...
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How do I know what voltage logic board I'm using (Arduino Uno and accelerometer)?

I've recently purchased an accelerometer (Adafruit ADXL345: https://thepihut.com/products/adafruit-adxl345-triple-axis-accelerometer-2g-4g-8g-16g-w-i2c-spi), and I'm working on connecting it up before ...
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Help with Wemos D1 project!

I am trying to make my first arduino simple project based on the directions of this video for a gift to my fiancee [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duiAbLsXZSE&t=309s&ab_channel=Breaks%...
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Noob questions about my accelerometer (ADXL345) and Arduino components in general

I've just bought this accelerometer: https://www.amazon.co.uk/XTVTX-ADXL345-Digital-Acceleration-Gravity/dp/B09NRFDH5J/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_pl_foot_top?ie=UTF8 I've bought it to learn about accelerometers ...
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Adafruit Feather reading analog data incorrectly

I have some dead simple code for reading the x and y analog values from my Arduino joystick module. It works fine on my Arduino Mega 2560, but Adafruit Feather nRF52832 reads the analog signal ...
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I2C Connection with ADS1115 not working

I have trouble by setting up an I2C connection between ESP32 NodeMCU and ADS1115 (datasheet). Wiring: I'm using the below example code from Adafruit: ...
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Making a 5 V to 4.2 (or 3.7) V output converter with an output current of 500 mA?

I currently have a 5 V source that outputs a nominal current of 1.5 A. I want to be able to convert it to 4.2 V or 3.7 V with a current of 500 mA to power a Adafruit HUZZAH32 - ESP32 Feather, which ...
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I2C voltage levels and inter-operability with Sparkfun Boards

I'm trying to design around Sparkfun's I2C products to work with Adafruit sensors, specifically Sparkfun's I2C Multiplexer, Differential Endpoint, and Differential Midpoint. From what it looks like, ...
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Circuit to drive 8 IGBT gate drivers using 2 PWM pins on Arduino

I am using digital pins 9 and 10 to generate a 10kHz PWM on Arduino Uno. So, I got 2 PWMs. But I need to drive 8 IGBT gate drivers using these 2 PWMs (4 IGBTs using PWM1 and other 4 IGBTs using PWM2). ...
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What determines the load output voltage of this Adafruit solar charger?

I am looking at this board from Adafruit. It seems like it could work in my project, but I have some concerns about the maximum load output voltage. My understanding of this board is that I can ...
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What is the purpose of these logic level enhancement mosfets in this schematic? [duplicate]

Below I've included a schematic that belongs to a adafruit light sensor, the VEML7700. The output of the light sensor is fed into the source of a mosfet which seems to always be ON since the gate is ...
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Programming the Feather 328p/ ATMega 328p

I have an Adafruit Feather 328P, which claims to be 'Arduino Compatible'. I believe I have set up my Arduino IDE correctly (according to the Adafruit link), but whenever I try to upload to the board I ...
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UART CTS/RTS vs Data Format

I'm working on a project which involves a Texas Instruments DSP microprocessor communicating with an Adafruit BLE Friend UART device. The UART device has a 9600 Baud data mode, but the datasheet doesn'...
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Data from my IoT node isn't displayed

I have a LoRa module called Adafruit Feather M0. I tried programming with Arduino in order to eventually display data. The data doesn't show up. What I've done is that I've registered my LoRa device ...
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Bridge Local Mosquitto MQTT broker installed on RPi with cloud MQTT broker

I was trying creating a bridge between the cloud broker (io.adafruit) and mosquitto broker which runs on my Raspberry Pi. I have successfully tested the local mqtt connection whereas connecting to a ...
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Wake up with external Interrupt from deep sleep mode (Adafruit Feather 32u4)

I have an Adafruit Feather ATMega 32u4. I want to put it into sleep mode and wake it up with pressing a switch as an external interrupt. This is what I tried so far and which worked: switching a LED ...
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Please help identify the positive and ground for BLE antenna

Please help identify the positive and ground for adding an external BLE antenna, after the chip antenna was removed. I am connecting an external antenna (not the removed one) to this Nrf51822 BLE ...
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What is the bluetooth library for Adafruit CLUE? Does one exist to download?

I couldn't find any information on Adafruit CLUE's bluetooth library or even examples of code. Could someone tell me if Adafruit CLUE even has a bluetooth library and where I can find it?
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Some basic questions about an accelerometer's unexpected behavior while tilted

I have an ADXL335 accelerometer connected to my Arduino. Here is some code that I am running based off a tutorial: ...
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Which pins of ATSAMD51 are used for I2C in Adafruit Grand Central?

I am trying to recycle my old Adafruit Grand Central board to use with Atmel Studio.I Adafruit website , I2C pins ( SDA , SCL ) are marked as PB20 and PB21 to be used as SERCOM-3 but in ADSAMD51 ...
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How to choose the right ferrite bead for an LDO

I'm trying to design a custom board that will include the FGPMMOPA6H GPS. Looking at the Adafruit integration of this GPS, I can see a ferrite bead on the output of the LDO (MIC5225-3.3). See below: ...
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How to use LBO on Powerboost 1000C as input for Arduino

I am using a project which uses an Arduino Uno and a powerboost 1000C. in the manual it says, LBO - not a leveraged buy out! this is the Low Battery Output. By default it is pulled high to BAT but ...
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SSD1306 128x32 OLED Initialization problem

I'm trying to run the SSD1306 128x32 on a NUCLEO board. But I can't get the thing to properly initialize. This is my initialization sequence. ''' ...
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Transferring Circuit to Solderable Mini Breadboard [closed]

I have a simple wifi temp/humidity sensor I've set up on an adafruit breadboard, and I'd like to transfer to a perma-proto type board, but the solderable boards I have are a slightly different layout ...
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Can breakout board still be used if the pad gets ripped out?

In a desoldering incident, my beautiful board ended up like this: Other side: The guy doing the desoldering says there is no chance this board is usable since he claims he ripped through the ...
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Adafruit SSD1306 scrolling gunction

There is a function in the Adafruit SSD1306 Library that prints a scrolling text. For example: display.startscrollright(0x00,0x0F); will print a text scrolling ...
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