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I did it again.. i plugged the arduino pins on reverse

César EA3IAV
 

i plugged the pins in tge wrond side. Now the sreen is like this 
i guess i ruined the arduino nano board a d maybe something else


I see that arduino power led is fine

how can i check that it is still alive? Mabe i just broke something in the board atached to it


César EA3IAV
 

Anything i can check here? 
Wherevis original factory sketch to see if i can upload it so i inow was aduino is fine..

César EA3IAV
 

Sorry i forgot the foto


cslim388
 

try adjusting the contrast button until you see a visible dsplay. 

On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 8:46 PM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:
i plugged the pins in tge wrond side. Now the sreen is like this 
i guess i ruined the arduino nano board a d maybe something else


I see that arduino power led is fine

how can i check that it is still alive? Mabe i just broke something in the board atached to it



César EA3IAV
 

I tried several possitiona. Lcd light dims but no characters are shown
thanks

Lawrence Galea
 

On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 2:12 PM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:
I tried several possitiona. Lcd light dims but no characters are shown
thanks


César EA3IAV
 

It look like my nano is dead.
i swapee lcd and it seems ok on that

I have ordered another one. I see several ino files. Each one seems to do Something specific 
do the have to all have to be flashed ? Is there a special order? I will have a blank nano tomorrow...

thank you!

Joe Puma
 

Good gosh. You’re not having any luck over there are you.  Slow it down and take your time. Mistakes happen when you rush

Joe
KD2NFC 


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On Jan 28, 2018, at 7:46 AM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:

i plugged the pins in tge wrond side. Now the sreen is like this 
i guess i ruined the arduino nano board a d maybe something else


I see that arduino power led is fine

how can i check that it is still alive? Mabe i just broke something in the board atached to it


Joe Puma
 

What’s up with the driver on U3. A leg looks burnt. 


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On Jan 28, 2018, at 8:03 AM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:

Sorry i forgot the foto


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Joe Puma
 

Someone else here might of did the same thing and bricked the raduino the same way. You may have toasted it. 


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On Jan 28, 2018, at 8:12 AM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:

I tried several possitiona. Lcd light dims but no characters are shown
thanks

Jack, W8TEE
 

If you are comfortable with using the Arduino IDE, why not load the ASCII table program (i.e., Examples\04. Coomunication\AsciiTable) and see if it runs. You can view the Serial monitor by clicking on the magnifying glass icon that appears near the top-right of the IDE screen. Make sure the number (e.g., the 9600 in Serial.begin(9600)) matches the baud rate set near the bottom of the Serial monitor. If you see the table, the Nano is probably ok.

Jack, W8TEE



From: Joe Puma <kd2nfc@...>
To: BITX20@groups.io
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2018 11:24 AM
Subject: Re: [BITX20] I did it again.. i plugged the arduino pins on reverse

Good gosh. You’re not having any luck over there are you.  Slow it down and take your time. Mistakes happen when you rush

Joe
KD2NFC 


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On Jan 28, 2018, at 7:46 AM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:

i plugged the pins in tge wrond side. Now the sreen is like this 
i guess i ruined the arduino nano board a d maybe something else


I see that arduino power led is fine

how can i check that it is still alive? Mabe i just broke something in the board atached to it





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Cesar  EA3IAV

You may have blown your Arduino NANO, or maybe not.  In the later picture the red POWER
indicator LED is ON, indicating that your NANO is receiving power, but that does not really
tell you the state of the on-board voltage regulator or the micro-processor itself. 

You can test your NANO and the associated LED but the process may not be easy unless
you are already familiar with writing software to the NANO.  If you are familiar with writing
software to the NANO you can overwrite the existing BITX software with something like the
"BLINK" program that is in Examples in the Arduino IDE.  If this is successful (if the LED
actually blinks) it would indicate that at least part of the NANO micro-controller is working.
Problem with doing this is that you have to overwrite your original BITX operating system
with BLINK code, and then re-write the BITX software back into the NANO after doing the
BLINK test. 

https://github.com/amunters/bitx40


https://github.com/afarhan/ubitx

There is nothing particularly unique about the Arduino NANO that is used in the BITX or
uBITX transceivers.  Any Arduino NANO that has the standard NANO pinout should work
after you have programmed it with the appropriate BITX software.  At present I see NANO
boards going for about US$3.25 each on Ebay.  New NANO boards from most vendors
come pre-programed with the boot-loader and the BLINK program.

https://groups.io/g/BITX20/attachment/21076/0/Raduino%20Pinout.pdf

Arv  K7HKL
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On Sun, Jan 28, 2018 at 5:46 AM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:
i plugged the pins in tge wrond side. Now the sreen is like this 
i guess i ruined the arduino nano board a d maybe something else


I see that arduino power led is fine

how can i check that it is still alive? Mabe i just broke something in the board atached to it



César EA3IAV
 

Yes, nanos are cheap. I will have one tomorrow 
regatding the ino files... di they have to be uploaded in sequence?

tthanks!

Jack, W8TEE
 

No. Put all of the files associated with the project in a single directory. The Arduino IDE will load them automatically and present each of them to you as a Tab above the IDE source code window. They will be in alphabetic order on the Tabs.

Jack, W8TEE



From: César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...>
To: BITX20@groups.io
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:37 PM
Subject: Re: [BITX20] I did it again.. i plugged the arduino pins on reverse

Yes, nanos are cheap. I will have one tomorrow 
regatding the ino files... di they have to be uploaded in sequence?

tthanks!



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Jack, W8TEE
 

"They will be in alphabetic order on the Tabs."
I'm pretty sure that's true, except the file with setup() and loop() is in the first window.

Jack, W8TEE


From: Jack Purdum via Groups.Io <jjpurdum@...>
To: BITX20@groups.io
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:40 PM
Subject: Re: [BITX20] I did it again.. i plugged the arduino pins on reverse

No. Put all of the files associated with the project in a single directory. The Arduino IDE will load them automatically and present each of them to you as a Tab above the IDE source code window. They will be in alphabetic order on the Tabs.

Jack, W8TEE



From: César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...>
To: BITX20@groups.io
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2018 12:37 PM
Subject: Re: [BITX20] I did it again.. i plugged the arduino pins on reverse

Yes, nanos are cheap. I will have one tomorrow 
regatding the ino files... di they have to be uploaded in sequence?

tthanks!



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César EA3IAV
 

I could not get the blink sketch tonbe uploaded. I also tried the raduino sketch to see that tab thing you mentioned. At first I did not understand that selecting one ino file would just put them all on the arduino software
As you see an error popped up here too

Nigel G4ZAL
 

Use XLoader and a ready compiled hex file.
Look here...(original v2 code is pre-compiled and ready to load)
http://radioaficion.com/news/how-to-upgrade-ubitx-firmware/

Nigel.

KC9SGV <kc9sgv@...>
 

I had the same error messages.
Found out the mini USB port was broken.
The plug was prohibited to be inserted properly by one of the small metal clips on top of the socket.
This was bent down into the socket, stopping the plug from being fully inserted.
These mini USB ports are very finicky and when you spray them with electronic contact cleaner, the solder pads underneath them let go from the Raduino board....

Can we please have a tab to a shopping cart on the website to reorder components and modules for these excellent kit radios ?

Bernie,
KC9SGV

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On Jan 28, 2018, at 12:35 PM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:

I could not get the blink sketch tonbe uploaded. I also tried the raduino sketch to see that tab thing you mentioned. At first I did not understand that selecting one ino file would just put them all on the arduino software
As you see an error popped up here too
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César EA3IAV
 

I wish i had the possibility to buy spare things such as the raduino base board. Unsolder and rake apart the nano is a pain in the neck


Gordon Gibby <ggibby@...>
 

​Bernie....I think they are so overwhelmed now that it will be months before they get back to offering anything other than just the basic transceiver.   Partly for that reason I ended up making a board to basically DO what the raduino does....  if others need it we can make it available.  


gordon




From: BITX20@groups.io <BITX20@groups.io> on behalf of KC9SGV <kc9sgv@...>
Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2018 3:34 PM
To: BITX20@groups.io
Subject: Re: [BITX20] I did it again.. i plugged the arduino pins on reverse
 
I had the same error messages.
Found out the mini USB port was broken.
The plug was prohibited to be inserted properly by one of the small metal clips on top of the socket.
This was bent down into the socket, stopping the plug from being fully inserted.
These mini USB ports are very finicky and when you spray them with electronic contact cleaner, the solder pads underneath them let go from the Raduino board....

Can we please have a tab to a shopping cart on the website to reorder components and modules for these excellent kit radios ?

Bernie,
KC9SGV

Sent from my iPad

On Jan 28, 2018, at 12:35 PM, César EA3IAV <Cesarleon@...> wrote:

I could not get the blink sketch tonbe uploaded. I also tried the raduino sketch to see that tab thing you mentioned. At first I did not understand that selecting one ino file would just put them all on the arduino software
As you see an error popped up here too
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