[PD] Comport and Windows 10

Martin Peach chakekatzil at gmail.com
Mon May 13 06:00:37 CEST 2019

Yes, just replace the 7 with whatever COM number you got. It works here on


On Sun, May 12, 2019 at 10:40 PM Malcolm Jackson <maljack.93 at gmail.com>

> Hello,
> I'm currently going through ch.2 of Electronics for Digital Musicians by
> Alexandros Drymonitis. I'm at the part where he uses a [comport 7 57600]
> object in a serial_write-help patch to communicate with an arduino. I get
> this in the main window:
> [comport]: could not open device COM7:
>  failure(2) ERROR_FILE_NOT_FOUND
> [comport] opening serial port 7 failed!
> I tried sending the devices message to it and it found the port my arduino
> was connected to. Should I just change the port number to that? I've been
> looking around and seeing that comport doesn't work with windows 10 but
> haven't found a solution. I appreciate any help.
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