Hi all, I just got my Blinks from the Kickstarter a couple of days ago and I’m having a lot of fun with them. I wanna try programming with them, but I’m having trouble getting started. I have Arduino and the SDK all set up. The board is set to Blink and the programmer is set to USBtinyISP. I’ve installed the Windows driver for USBtiny. However, I can’t upload the example programs, I get an error that the serial port doesn’t exist/the board is not connected, like this:
avrdude: Version 6.3-20190619 Copyright (c) 2000-2005 Brian Dean, http://www.bdmicro.com/ Copyright (c) 2007-2014 Joerg Wunsch System wide configuration file is "C:\Users\charl\AppData\Local\Arduino15\packages\arduino\tools\avrdude\6.3.0-arduino17/etc/avrdude.conf" Using Port : usb Using Programmer : usbtiny Setting bit clk period : 5.0 avrdude: Error: Could not find USBtiny device (0x1781/0xc9f) avrdude done. Thank you. the selected serial port does not exist or your board is not connected
I’ve tried the advice in these threads to no avail:
Notably, the drivers don’t show up in my Device Manager (even with the option to show all checked). The developer Blink gets powered, everything lights up. I just can’t seem to upload to it. I’ve tried a few different USB connections, no dice. I’m using a Surface Laptop 3. I noticed one of those threads was also using a Surface device, so I wonder if there’s a correlation? Any tips would be appreciated, I’m dying to get to mess around with the devkit. Thanks!