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Question Simtools Serial Port (Test Output) Not Working

Discussion in 'DIY Motion Simulator Building Q&A / FAQ' started by brocessor, May 22, 2019.

  1. brocessor

    brocessor New Member

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    Hi all,

    I have setup Simtools and added some example axis assignements. Then I setup the Interface as in the screenshots below.
    I have writte some basic Arduino code to respond with the data received or "..." if nothing was received.
    Somehow I am getting no Data to the Arduino.

    HELP PLEASE?

    upload_2019-5-22_12-27-23.png

    upload_2019-5-22_12-27-49.png

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  2. pmvcda

    pmvcda aka FlyPT

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    Because you can't have SimTools and the serial monitor connecting to the board at the same time.

    Try to disconnect simtools and send something with the monitor for testing
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  3. ghidossi

    ghidossi Member

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    sometime you have to flush the serial port before be able to connect again with another software