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by DCHook
Tue Aug 25, 2015 1:08 am
Forum: Ringo Basics
Topic: Serial port not showing up.
Replies: 62
Views: 29345

Re: Serial port not showing up.

Hi All, Received the replacement programmer today and it works just fine. I've already played with a few of the provided sketches and customized a few as well. Great fun. Unfortunately, one minor gotcha. I let someone else open the package ... :roll: ... and the shipping label for the defective retu...
by DCHook
Sat Aug 15, 2015 11:25 pm
Forum: Ringo Basics
Topic: Serial port not showing up.
Replies: 62
Views: 29345

Re: Serial port not showing up.

Okay, here's my last bit of information on this issue for now. I tried a completely separate clean machine -- my MacBook Pro (running 10.10.4). Followed all the instructions for setting up the FTDI drivers but nothing is detected when the programmer is plugged in (using multiple USB cables as well)....
by DCHook
Sat Aug 15, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Ringo Basics
Topic: Serial port not showing up.
Replies: 62
Views: 29345

Re: Serial port not showing up.

Hi Kevin, Thanks for the response. I checked both of the points you mentioned and they were correct -- left-side of C4 was ~5v and upper end of C6 was 3.3v. Here are the answers to your questions: 1. Windows 7, Windows 7 (2), Windows 8.1, Windows 7 in a VM on a Mac OSX 10.10.4. 2. FTDI installer pro...
by DCHook
Sat Aug 15, 2015 8:32 pm
Forum: Ringo Basics
Topic: Serial port not showing up.
Replies: 62
Views: 29345

Re: Serial port not showing up.

I'm also unable to get a serial port to show up when connecting the programmer. (In fact, there is no recognition of a device being connected at all -- no audio indication, etc.) I installed the drivers successfully and connected the programmer to 4 different machines: 3 Windows 7 machines including...