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Aaron posted an update 3 years, 8 months ago
@srgdamiano Hi Sara, I’m new to the Mayfly and trying to get a handle on the output power as it’s not quite as intuitive as the arduinos I’m used to working with. I’d like to connect a MatixBox MB 7383 ultrasonic sensor requiring a 5v power supply. I see there are both digital and analog grove connectors featuring a power and ground pin with a…[Read more]
Aaron replied to the topic Board COMPLETELY Invisible to Computer in the forum Mayfly Data Logger 3 years, 8 months ago
I discovered it was actually the cable – for some reason the 3 I tried worked with other devices but not with the Mayfly. I tried a fourth and finally the fifth got it to recognize – not exactly sure why the others failed.
Aaron started the topic Board COMPLETELY Invisible to Computer in the forum Mayfly Data Logger 3 years, 8 months ago
I just received a bunch of mayfly boards to use and am stuck on getting them to be recognized by any computer. My main machine is a Windows 10. To be clear I mean that the board is not recognized by the system at all – I can’t see it in the device manager “Ports (COM & LPT)” or “Other devices” sections at all. It’s as if the board isn’t even…[Read more]
Aaron became a registered member 3 years, 8 months ago
You should post this in the forum, not as a status update.
The Sw5V and Sw3.3V power are controlled by pin 22 on the Mayfly. To get 5V, you must both switch the jumper and set pin 22 high in your program. The 7383 operates at 2.7-5.5V, so you shouldn’t need 5V, 3.3 should suffice.
There’s a simple example with one of the Max Sonars here:…[Read more]
There’s a bit more detail about the connections and how to use the MaxSonar with modular sensors here: https://github.com/EnviroDIY/ModularSensors/wiki/MaxBotix-MaxSonar