On the older Macbook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010), we're still getting the espcomm_upload_mem failed errors, even with the new firmware. We noticed that the computer has a USB 2.0 (not 3.0) port, could that be the issue?
After uploading the new firmware, I'm getting this error message when trying to save an active animation to the EightByEight directly from PatternPaint:
Error updating blinky- please try again.
Error Message: Command getFirmwareVersion…
Well, I ended up using the Animation class as a base since the .h files exported by PatternPaint use RLE compression.
I changed the class name from Animation to MatrixAnimation so it's clear it is supposed to play on a matrix device rather than a …
Or would it make more sense to adapt the PatternDemo/PatternFile classes (which already work with RGBMatrix) to work directly with the Animation data as it's provided by the exported files (instead of reading from the compiled binaries)?
I tried this on the MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010) and the dfu-util command gave the error "Illegal instruction: 4". Thinking this might be a CPU mismatch, I tried downloading dfu-util from sourceforge and compiling it, but the ./configure ended wit…
Matt, good work! After flashing the new firmware, I'm getting 100% success uploading sketches on my MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013). I'll have my buddy try it on his older Macbook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010).
One thing - not sure if this is related - …
My buddy has a Macbook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2010) running OS X 10.10.5 and has not been able to get this to work at all - he gets similar errors:
warning: espcomm_sync failed
error: espcomm_open failed
error: espcomm_upload_mem failed
I'm using a MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013) running OS 10.12.6.
I was not using a USB hub, but tried putting one in between and got the same errors.
I set up Arduino, ESP8266 via Board Manager, etc. on a MacBook Pro (13-inch, 201…