[PD] pduino test patch: "old analog/digital controls"

Ingo ingo at miamiwave.com
Tue Jun 14 16:51:01 CEST 2011

The exact same thing that Matteo mentioned about the old analogue method is
happening here, too. Tested with Diecimila and Duemilanove. I was also using
the test patch as a starting patch. My workaraound was simply to use the old
method (after for searching for quite some time).

I need to find the other problem with the digital Ins 1+2 giving wrong
values will first. I will post a patch to reproduce it asap but it might
take a couple of days to look for it. I had a workaround for it already but
I do not know if this workaround could still be applied with other boards
like the mega. As far as I remember it was a problem of the firmata sending
wrong data rather than the pd patch doing something wrong.


> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: pd-list-bounces at iem.at [mailto:pd-list-bounces at iem.at] Im Auftrag von
> Matteo Sisti Sette
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 14. Juni 2011 16:26
> An: Roman Haefeli
> Cc: 'PD List'
> Betreff: Re: [PD] pduino test patch: "old analog/digital controls"
> On 06/13/2011 09:09 PM, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> > @Ingo and Matteo
> >
> > I'm also quite interested in having the [arduino] working properly. I
> > didn't find any bugs recently, though. However, if you provide a
> > step-by-step guide about how to reproduce a problem, I (and probably
> > Olsen also) might be able to help,
> Ok, the problem is that in my case I'm not sure whether I'm experiencing
> an issue, an incorrectness in the test patch, or just my lack of
> knowledge of how it is _expected_ to behave.
> With both old and new versions of the StandardFirmata firmware the
> following message enables analog input from pin A0 (i.e. pin 14):
> "analogIns 0 1" (0 means A0 and 1 means on)
> But in the test patch this is enclosed in a subpatch calles "old
> analog/digital controls" so is it supposed to be obsolete?
> The only other way I've seemed to find to enable input from analog pin
> A0 is:
> "pinMode 14 analog"
> which seems to be the "suggested" way in the test patch (offered with
> the pink grid on the upper-right part of the patch),
> but this only works with OLD versions of StandardFirmata.
> So it looks like either:
> a. there is a third, current, non-obsolete, recommended way of doing
> that which I don't know
> b. the "suggested" way is the old one and the one documented as "old" is
> actually the new one (but I don't think so, that's not what Chris said)
> c. something isn't working right
> The same happens with both Arduino 2009 (with the "StandardFirmata"
> sketch) and with an Arduino UNO (with the
> StandardFirmata_2_2_for_UNO_0_3). Both sketches are those that ship with
> the latest package of the Arduino IDE for Debian sid.
> The older StandardFirmata sketch where the "pinMode N analog" message
> worked were taken from an older version of the arduino package for
> Ubuntu from the official repository, but I don't remember the version
> number.
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