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Can I send USB feature reports to USB HID devices on Windows?

I'm working on a microcontroller project that should be programmable via USB. I chose the CH32V003 microcontroller as it's cheap and I thought a USB bootloader exists: https://github.com/cnlohr/...
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USB 3.0 Debug Cable with a Type-A To Type-C Adapter

I know that the USB 3.0 Debug Cable is just a standard USB 3.0 without the 5V supply line (VBUS). I have a USB 3.0 Debug Cable Type-A to Type-A (in particular this one: USB 3.0 Debug Cable). I need to ...
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Can I override negotiated USB power requirement?

I have a Wacom CTL-472 tablet. On the back panel it says Input: 5V, 25ma. And if I use a USB power measuring device, it is actually less than that, drawing 19ma. So I expected to be able to plug this ...
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FT232H on PCB Causing "USB device not recognized" Error on Windows

I have designed the following FT232H circuitry into a board on which I require a USB to I2C interface: This circuit largely comes from the schematic for the UM232H eval kit (which I have and it works)...
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USB to Windows with MCU/Discrete Chip?

I've been looking into building a USB DAC for my headphones but I'm struggling to find any info on how USB on windows or MacOS works. I guess I need to know what a chip needs to have in order to be ...
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How to put the XR21V1410 USB-UART bridge in 9N1 mode?

The XR21V1410 bridge can work with 9N1 UART symbols. To use such symbol format the XR21V1410 should be put in wide mode. There is an amateur example on Basic which use some magic numbers: ...
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What to set on Android/Windows laptop if I want to make them as slave?

I would like to control my Android smartphone/tablet or my Windows laptop using another Android/laptop or Arduino with HC-05 module. I want to control, such as, their volume, camera, microphone, and ...
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How to make Proteus act as a real USB device and interact with real hardware?

I am trying to create a keyboard without the physical ICs and other components (I have some components, but not all) as a training exercise to practice HID among other things. I was wondering if there ...
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Can a memory controller keep track of which OS application a memory location belongs to? [closed]

I've included a photo of a die belonging to a modern day Intel desktop CPU. It depicts several sections, one of which is described as the memory and IO controller. What I would like to know about the ...
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STM32 always USBD_BUSY after 1 send packet with Windows host and no problems with Linux host

I use STM32G474 and USB in V-COM mode with default transmit function: ...
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Best library/SDK for OPC UA in C under Windows [closed]

I am planning to program an ECU in C to act as an OPC UA client. So far I have been using FreeOpcUa in Python on a Raspberry Pi. Now that I am moving to C, I am looking for equivalent libraries of ...
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Derivation of Dolph-Taylor Synthesis

Today, I was trying to deduce by myself the Dolph-Taylor Synthesis. After arriving at the expression: $$AF(\theta) = P_{N-1} \left( \cos \left( \frac{\psi}{2} \right) \right) = T_{N-1} \left(x_o \cos \...
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How should endpoint report error for TLP over PCI Express (PCIe)?

On a Windows system there is a PCI Express (PCIe) endpoint device with an application design that handles TLPs from Windows. The design is being updated, and I want to leave out some previous ...
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Custom USB Gamepad Working But Not Detected In-Game

I've created a custom HID gamepad using an STM32L151C8T6 (probably irrelevant) and my computer recognizes the device using the gamepad tester application built into Windows 10. I can verify the ...
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Moving from LTspice to Ngspice

I wrote a python script that automatically generates and runs LTspice netlists. It runs perfectly on both Windows and Mac. Few ...
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Why wouldn't windows load the WCID driver?

I'm developing an embedded device with a DFU compatible bootloader. Right now I can hold a button and enter the bootloader and download new binaries, but I thought I would make it more convenient for ...
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Quartus II: USB Blaster not found, even after installing the driver

I've purchased this USB blaster: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F5H5LPZ/ Because I have this Ep2c5/ep2c8 dev board, I've been following this video to begin my work with FPGAs: https://www.youtube.com/...
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chinese wemos d1 board randomly connecting/disconnecting from USB

How can I find out why my wemos D1 mini board is randomly connecting and disconnecting from USB to PC? I got three boards from a chinese retailer. When I plug them in a PC and check device manager, ...
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FTDI Chip Windows Error Message "USB device attached malfunctioned and windows does not recognize." Design Error?

My PCB has a FT230XS-R USB to UART communicating with an AVR chip. My first prototype board worked perfectly except for the USB problem stated in post title. I triple checked everything. Can NOT find ...
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J-Link programmer in Windows 8 don't work

I use the J-Link programmer in Windows 8. A few days ago, my programmer hanged and the LEDs stayed silent, and I, with the help of the Internet, was again using the SAM-BA software to install the ...
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AVR programmer necessary? [closed]

I have an atmega168pb and I've noticed that there is a difference in how the board can be programmed between Windows and Linux. On Windows using Atmel Studio you can select an ISP interface and it ...
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Tektronix TBS 2000 oscilloscope to Python

I am a total beginner when it comes to communicating to your electronic devices using python. I installed PyVISA, Open Choice Talker Listner (Tektronix), a few other items. I was able to send basic ...
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What USB-2 cabling hardware do I need to connect two Windows 10 computers together? [closed]

I want to run a .NET app in each of the two computers, so that they send and receive data through USB-2. What kind of cable adapter will do this? BACKGROUND: I need to build a GUI on Windows that ...
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RS-232 signals on Bluetooth modules like HC-06, HM-10, etc

I would like to access any I/O pins of a bluetooth module of the likes of HC-06, HM-10 or their clones from both a Windows PC and/or Android system connected wirelessly to the module. I need Windows ...
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Getting circuit input on a computer

(Modified repost from stackoverflow since it might be more suited to this site) I wanted to try building an arcade stick starting as simple as possible(ICs and basic electronic components as opposed ...
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When is an analog signal being produced when listening on a Bluetooth device sourced from Windows [closed]

When troubleshooting a buzzing noise from my Windows laptop while listening on Bluetooth headphones, it made me curious why there was even an analog signal being produced. I only get this high-pitched ...
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ST-Link connection suddenly stops responding

While I wanted to upload/debug a new HAL Eclipse System Workbench for STM32 project on my STM32F103 it showed the following message: ...
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How does Windows know it's on battery power?

Laptop DC-DC regulator boards are somehow able to communicate with Windows to see how much battery power is left, but my research finds nothing. Is there a data connection from the proprietary ...
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"CH340" usb-serial interface chip drivers cause AVR reset problems under Windows / Linux

Attaching a "Nano V3.0" arduino clone device to a Windows 7 PC's USB port causes the ATMega328P on the device to misbehave and lock up. We are deliberately NOT using the Arduino toolchain - we are ...
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STM32F0 USB device - unexpected Device_Qualifier descriptor request

Edit I may not have asked the correct questions here. Please do not attempt to answer before I edit again to remove this message. Summary I'm developing firmware for a USB device, and I can't get ...
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Send a logic 1 from a USB port [duplicate]

I have an electronic system waiting to be triggered (no microcontroller for now). My laptop only has USB ports. I want to trigger it using voice recognition (this part is ok). For now the only think ...
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ST-Link refuses to find my STM32F3 discovery board

The ST-Link Utility software I installed doesn't recognize the board. It looks like I connected the board before installing drivers and even after multiple trials of installing and uninstallling the ...
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Bluetooth pairing on Mac and Windows causes one to dismiss the other

My company is developing a Bluetooth-enabled robotics kit. We have found the following to be true: Pair device to computer A (a Mac) Pair device to computer B (a Windows PC) Computer A is now unable ...
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Windows 10 updates drivers for FTDI

I have one question about the following products: foca-v2-2-ft232rl-tiny-breakout-usb-to-serial-uart sparkfun-ftdi-basic-breakout-3-3v I bought them last year and after time without using them I ...
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Atmel Studio 7.0 update loop

Atmel Studio started asking me this morning to repair itself: After 15 minutes, the repair is done: Running the application, it shows again the first image: I've done this loop three times, so far. ...
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STM32F103: ST-Link doesn't actually update the firmware upon reprogramming unless I relaunch ST-Link

I've just got a new STM32F103 board instead of the F3 Discovery, can't get OpenOCD working, so I'm stuck with ST-Link for re-flashing. And I've spent 3 to 4 hours today trying to figure out why my ...
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make a device for USB ejection [closed]

I want to make a device for USB which is connected through usb to PC and offers an usb port. The device should have a button which ejects (in Windows) the device plugged at the port of the device. ...
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MSP430: Trouble Writing Memory Block

I was using MSP430G2553 with IAR Embedded workbench compiler which was working fine , then i recently installed Code composer studio and now the problem is when I run the same code ...
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What could cause sound system to occasionally become weak and mono until clicking 'Test' in Windows? [closed]

edit I am not looking for a repair, I am trying to learn about what could cause the strange behavior simply for the sake of science. Ok so I have an old Yamaha sound system that is mostly broken (...
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COM port assignments changing for DLP USB232M

I am working with some legacy PCBs containing USB-to-TTL UART adapters. The adapters are powered via the USB bus with only the transmit, receive and ground pins interconnected to the rest of the PCB. ...
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Kiosk proximity sensor

I am designing an information kiosk with touch screen to display information in a museum. I would like to provide it with a proximity sensor so that the dormant screen would come on whenever a visitor ...
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Sending data from PC to micro-controller

In my Graduation project I need to send data from computer to microcontroller to control the position of a stepper motor Most of the examples I have seen use the legacy parallel port. unfortunately ...
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Proper Windows 8-64 bit driver for Arduino Yún (Yun)

I am trying to setup Arduino environment under Windows 8-64bit running on VMWare Fusion 6.0.2 host machine. I connect the Yun to my windows machine and the device get detected under windows but ...
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What OS do I install on parallels to run Quartus II and other design software?

NOTE: I see a few similar questions on here in regards to Quartus II but I have some additional questions I believe would be best delivered in a new thread. I'm fixing to run windows 7 or 8 off ...
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Does the system COM port baud setting matter for Arduino?

I have a custom arduino board that is basically like any ATMega328P based setup. I'm using the FTDI friend from Adafruit to communicate with it and when the drivers for it are installed you can see in ...
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How to setup a development network for the ENC28J60 on XP?

I'm working on an ethernet connection with the ENC28J60. During development, I'd like to connect the chip to my computer directly (i.e. not via a gateway). This ...
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ARM LPC2148 Bootloader filesystem problems

I installed Keil's LPC2148 bootloader on my ARM board and as indicated in the docs my PC is able to identify it as a mass storage device. However, the bootloader uses FAT16 filesystem which is ...
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Arduino Leonardo doesn't get auto-detected in Windows 7 (64bit)

I recently purchased an Arduino Leonardo to control my Sumo robot. I plugged it in to my friends computer and was able to use the Arduino IDE to upload code to the board and run a simple wheel-test ...
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Looking for easy USB Sound Card Chipset [closed]

Does anyone recommend a chipset for a USB Sound Card (w/input), with readily available drivers for both linux and windows. I am making a phone line tap to record dial modem calls in the field, for ...
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Hyper terminal equivalent in windows 8 [closed]

I need to do some communication between 8051 micro-controller and PC . There used to be a hyper terminal for this purpose in windows XP. I m using windows 8 now. So can anyone suggest me some ...
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