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spiked3

Member Since: February 17, 2009

Country: United States

  • I’d have to say, as a 35+ year experienced programmer and spending over 4 hours trying to make this thing work any way logically, it needs a lot of work. It is very difficult to reset which is required if it gets into some weird baud mode. It is even more difficult to get it into the baud rate you want it, so leave it at 9600 if you ever get it working at that. It assumes you have some ftdi cable and are talking to putty or some other terminal. Not very practical in the real world. I spent more time today trying to use this to help in debugging an Arduino, than if I would have just soldered on a JTAG connector, installed linux, and used that.

  • Wow. What a PITA. But - finally Netduino and WPF (vua MQTT); https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfjlle_gpPo

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