Chapter 8. Troubleshooting

The great thing about microcontroller boards like FLORA is that they can be used with a variety of computers and operating systems. However, this complexity can cause issues while you set up and work with your FLORA.

This chapter covers the most common issues and how to fix them, including connectivity, Arduino software, error messages, and common soft circuit issues. And if we don’t solve your problem here, we’ll point you to some further resources for getting help.


First it’s important that your computer and FLORA can communicate with each other effectively. Many variables are at play here! A few common issues:

  • FLORA requires using a customized version of the Arduino software (see Chapter 2), or the ...

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