After the FTDI gate it's time for the Prolific gate, another USB to TTL chip driver issue puts plenty of devices at risk of being trashed. Luckily the solution is pretty simple and well documented on this site.
If you have an USBasp programmer and a recent Windows machine you have more than probably stumbled into a disappointing message, either from Arduino IDE or Sloeber: avrdude: error: could not find USB device with vid=0x16c0 pid=0x5dc vendor='www.fischl.de' product='USBasp' I believe I've spent at least a couple of hours searching for a solution which would not … Continue reading USBasp & Windows 10
My recent upgrade to Windows 10 has brought back to me an old issue: FTDI drivers. Yes, I've bought cheap Chinese Arduino clones, mostly small boards to use in my projects as the official ones are quite expensive. I never had problems on my previous Windows 7 install: even if I knew I was probably … Continue reading Win 10 FTDIgate solved!