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Offline TrumpkinTopic starter

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Something I Just Learned
« on: October 04, 2009, 06:07:08 PM »
If you have your microcontroller powered by a different power source then your ft232r IT WILL NOT WORK.  :P My question is, why doesn't it?
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Re: Something I Just Learned
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2009, 08:57:55 PM »
Maybe it has something to do with ground, are they common between the two? If not, that definately puts everything out of whack.
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Re: Something I Just Learned
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2009, 10:56:25 PM »
You need common grounds man. I've used different supplies and it worked as long as there was a common ground.
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