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That definitely sounds more like what should be happening! Thanks so much for taking the time to do this, Neil. I will try to fix things on Monday when I’m back in my office and next to my sensors.
Just a funny addendum. I just created a ChapGPT account so that I could stay abreast of it in my teaching. Here is the text of my first chat:
Why won’t my sketch upload to my mayfly datalogger?
Hey Tom! It sounds like you’re having trouble uploading your sketch to your Mayfly datalogger. There could be a few reasons for this. First, make sure you have the correct USB drivers installed for the Mayfly and that your computer recognizes it. Also, double-check your connections and ensure the datalogger is powered on.
Sometimes, issues arise due to conflicts in the sketch or with other software running on your computer. Try restarting both your computer and the datalogger, and then attempt the upload again. If the problem persists, you might want to check the Arduino IDE for any error messages that could provide more insight into what’s going wrong.
If you’re using any additional libraries in your sketch, ensure they are properly installed and compatible with your Mayfly version. Keep an eye out for any specific instructions or troubleshooting steps provided by the Mayfly community or manufacturer.
Remember, technology can be a bit finicky sometimes, but with a bit of troubleshooting, you should be able to get your sketch uploaded successfully. If you’re still having issues, don’t hesitate to reach out to fellow Mayfly users or the manufacturer’s support for more personalized assistance. Good luck, and I hope you get your datalogger up and running soon!
As for your question about my data sources, I’ve been trained on a diverse range of texts from the internet, books, articles, and other sources to provide information and generate responses. My responses are based on patterns in the data I’ve been exposed to, but I don’t have real-time access to the internet or specific external databases.