David_Wieting

Member Since: September 30, 2011

Country: United States

  • Product DEV-11113 | about 4 months ago

    If you use the FTDI breakout board instead you can get it to work by NOT setting the processor to the 5V Pro Mini 16MHZ mega328 option. Use the 3.3 V Pro Mini 8 MHz mega328 option, as the FTDI breakout board runs on 3.3V. I had your problem exactly until I realized the processor needed it to be seen as 3.3 V. Further experimentation revealed trouble with loading large files. I’m using Windows 7, so I also checked for serial port settings. In my case it was COM12. I set the baud rate to 57600, enabled hardware handshaking. Finally I changed the programmer setting to ‘use Arduino as ISP’ and then it didn’t have problems with loading files bigger than the blink sketch. So far so good, I think that will make it work properly, good luck.

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