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Re: Microview & Bubble Display 7 segment = Not working

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Tue Apr 28, 2015 1:23 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Microview & Bubble Display 7 segment = Not working ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 2355

Hi Robert,

If Scott is able to compile, maybe you can paste the exact error from Arduino IDE please?

Also what is the version of Arduino IDE you used to compile the sketch?


Re: Microview not showing up

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Mon Apr 20, 2015 5:29 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Microview not showing up ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1880

Hi @Moses, Please ensure the FTDI driver that you are installing is the latest from here The drivers are certified so you do not need to disable driver signature. Please provide response for steps below: 1. Turn on the sound of your desktop loud enough to be h...

Re: Microview as HID keyboard

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:42 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Microview as HID keyboard ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1703

Re: Microview Error Compiling

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Thu Apr 09, 2015 6:38 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Microview Error Compiling ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 2139

Thanks Scott. Hi Baldrick100 & bjbiver, I kind of suspect the instructions here was a bit unclear leading to the library not installed in the correct location. In the instructions, the library was sto...

Re: Cant upload any of the programs

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Thu Apr 02, 2015 1:36 am ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Cant upload any of the programs ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 1978

Hi Moses,

Can you contact SparkFun customer service quoting this thread and get RMA organized for you please?


Re: rotating...

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Fri Mar 13, 2015 4:07 am ¦  Forum: MicroView Projects ¦  Topic: rotating... ¦  Replies: 2 ¦  Views: 1954

Hi tester919, If you are creating a compass, it will be easier to redraw the arrow using XOR mode. First XOR draw the arrow display the arrow, second XOR draw the same arrow at the same location make it disappear. Then from the sensor work out the angle of the next draw. If you look at our source co...

Re: Just Got It - So Much Fun!!! Woo hoo!

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:16 am ¦  Forum: MicroView Projects ¦  Topic: Just Got It - So Much Fun!!! Woo hoo! ¦  Replies: 7 ¦  Views: 2586

Great work. You can also get the original 3D model from here


Re: Anyone building a wireless display out of your Microview

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:13 am ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Anyone building a wireless display out of your Microview? ¦  Replies: 5 ¦  Views: 2915

Hi doobie,

The USB programmer's eagle file has a MicroView foot print and pins labeled. The github link is here ... rammer-PCB


Re: Plastic housing on Microview

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:09 am ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Plastic housing on Microview ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 1561


If you already have the MicroView, just remove the plastic housing.

If you have custom enclosure, will you consider this ? The tutorial is here ... okup-guide


Re: Cant upload any of the programs

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Sun Mar 08, 2015 3:05 am ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Cant upload any of the programs ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 1978


1. Have you selected the board as Arduino UNO or MicroView?

2. If you have selected the right board, could you try with the latest FTDI driver please?


Re: uView Programmer alters circuit's behavior??

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Wed Feb 11, 2015 5:46 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: uView Programmer alters circuit's behavior?? ¦  Replies: 1 ¦  Views: 2085

Hi awardblvr, Sorry for the late reply. I gone through your schematic and did not see anything from the USB programmer that will help or affect the operation of your circuits. The only thing that I could think of are two suspects for your consideration: 1. When MicroView is connected to the USB prog...

Re: Programmer with Arduino mini pro

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Mon Jan 19, 2015 1:13 am ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Programmer with Arduino mini pro ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 2565

Thanks Scott for the clarification.

The FT231X in the MicroView Programmer is 3.3V output, should be able to work with 3.3V Mini Pro. Just make sure the 5V of the Programmer goes to the RAW input of the Mini Pro like Scott said.

Re: Programmer with Arduino mini pro

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Fri Jan 16, 2015 4:52 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Programmer with Arduino mini pro ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 2565

Hi tester919, You didn't mention what type of programmer you used for your Arduino Mini Pro. Normally any USB to Serial TTL converter will work properly as a programmer for the MicroView. In our Getting Started with MicroView , we have a diagram showing how to use a FTDI Basic as a programmer. http:...

Re: MicroViewDemo will not compile

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Mon Dec 29, 2014 4:57 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: MicroViewDemo will not compile ¦  Replies: 4 ¦  Views: 2502

Hi Tonygo, Quote from If you wish to compile and upload the MicroViewDemo from our example, there is a 3rd party Time library that is required to be installed. Download the Time library and use the same library installation method discussed above ...

Re: Microview current draw @ 5V?

 by Help@GeekAmmo ¦  Sun Nov 30, 2014 7:19 pm ¦  Forum: Microview Support ¦  Topic: Microview current draw @ 5V? ¦  Replies: 3 ¦  Views: 2496

For those that is interested in more details, please check out Chapter 10 of ATmega328P datasheet and also this quick tutorial from Sparkfun