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Arduino Pro Micro

#1 Post by ExPatAviator » Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:49 pm

Hi there,

I have an Arduino labelled Pro Micro and I notice that it isnt listed in your hardware ID page.

The pins on it are labelled like this Image

I see the regular (non pro) micro pins go D0-D13 but this has 2-9 and then 10 14 15 16.

The side labelled 2-9 works fine. The pins on the other side including the analogue pins dont work at all.

Is the board supported? Is there anything I can do?

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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#2 Post by Ralph » Thu Apr 29, 2021 5:19 am

We only support the official Arduino versions, so not this one, sorry.

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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#3 Post by jph » Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:19 am

ExPatAviator wrote:
Wed Apr 28, 2021 11:49 pm
Hi there,
I have an Arduino labelled Pro Micro and I notice that it isnt listed in your hardware ID page.
I see the regular (non pro) micro pins go D0-D13 but this has 2-9 and then 10 14 15 16.
The side labelled 2-9 works fine. The pins on the other side including the analogue pins dont work at all.
Is the board supported? Is there anything I can do?
You would need to use a custom setup with messageport. This is whole new ball game.
However, the board DOES have a very popular fan base and great support in the Arduino community and the IDE. It is a Sparkfun design. Some of the best boards out there are by Sparkfun.
You can add it to the IDE using the following info -
https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/qw ... up-arduino

AM will then support it BUT ONLY via the custom messageport sketch.
For HID it is amazing. VERY similar to the leonardo and Micro - same processor , slightly different board layout. It is the smallest of the arduino boards with a usb connector and full HID capability.

I have many of these, but THE primary use is as a superb SMALL footprint Game Controller using native USB HID.
There are MANY other choices for AM use that are far better as this board is not aimed at general usage really - mainly as HID. Although, it is a rather good processor.....
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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#4 Post by ExPatAviator » Tue May 04, 2021 12:29 am

Thanks, both.

So I went out and bought this instead (On the chip it says MEGA328P U-KR 35473D 2032DT4

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but now I just get error messages when I try and flash it

avrdude.exe: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding
avrdude.exe: stk500_getsync() attempt 1 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x11
avrdude.exe: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding
avrdude.exe: stk500_getsync() attempt 2 of 10: not in sync: resp=0x11
avrdude.exe: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#5 Post by Ralph » Tue May 04, 2021 3:46 am

Did you try selecting the old bootloader for the Nano?

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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#6 Post by ExPatAviator » Tue May 04, 2021 1:50 pm

Didnt even notice that button until now. That did it, thanks!!

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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#7 Post by ExPatAviator » Wed May 05, 2021 4:22 am

Finished wiring it up today if anyone is interested! https://youtu.be/lMQ1D5zVKgE

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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#8 Post by jph » Wed May 05, 2021 9:51 am

ExPatAviator wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 4:22 am
Finished wiring it up today if anyone is interested! https://youtu.be/lMQ1D5zVKgE
WOW ! Impressed sir ! beautiful work. you are to be commended.
Is it Ipad only or is there an Android version ?
Also, please can you link to the dual concentric knobs ?
;)
Really nice !
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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#9 Post by ExPatAviator » Wed May 05, 2021 12:32 pm

Here is the dual concentric knob I used https://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/0. ... 3052809089

I don’t see any reason why you couldn’t use android with something like spacedesk. If I had only wanted the GTN I’d have used an iPad mini

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Re: Arduino Pro Micro

#10 Post by jph » Wed May 05, 2021 12:44 pm

ExPatAviator wrote:
Wed May 05, 2021 12:32 pm
Here is the dual concentric knob I used https://www.aliexpress.com/snapshot/0. ... 3052809089

I don’t see any reason why you couldn’t use android with something like spacedesk. If I had only wanted the GTN I’d have used an iPad mini
Hi,
AliX link is dead ....
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