No luck with Dazzler on Uno Apr 27, 2021 21:11:27 GMT -8
Post by lexdm3 on Apr 27, 2021 21:11:27 GMT -8
Hi. I just got a Gameduino 3X Dazzler and can't make it do anything at all. I'm using it on an Uno R3. I have tried it powered it with USB only from my PC and from an external 9V power supply. I have the HDMI output connected to a good TV using a known good HDMI cable. The TV is not seeing a live HDMI signal coming into it. I changed HDMI cables and switched inputs on the TV. No luck.
I first tried it with an Adafruit Metro M0 Express CPU but none of the basic example sketches would compile so apparently the GD2 library doesn't support SAMD processors. That would be great to fix!
It will compile when an Uno is selected so I put the Gameduino on an Uno R3.Now compiles but absolutely nothing happens since the TV does not see a valid HDMI source.
I installed and then deleted and reinstalled the Gameduino library v1.3.4. I have shut down and restarted the Arduino IDE a few times. No joy. However, I noticed two things:
1) The GD2 library does not show up in the list of installed libraries in IDE v1.8.13 Library Manager. It also doesn't show up in the list of "All" Arduino libraries, installed or not. I searched for "Gameduino," "GD2" and "GD." None were found. So is it really installed and active? I can't tell for sure.
2) The "GD2.h" file contains the line:
#define GD2_VERSION "1.3.3"
But it's supposed to be version 1.3.4. Could this be a problem?
I had hoped to demo this to disabled kids at the hospital where I work tomorrow. I have done a lot of adapting of games and activities for them and want to display the games on an HDMI TV or projector so they can play them together. Please help me figure out the problem here.