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  • fletc900 / about 2 years ago / 1

    Driver for the Mac seems to be outdated (released in 2018, prior to Mac arm architecture!). For M1, I was only able to upload a sketch after downloading driver from per AdaFruit forums

    • santaimpersonator / about 2 years ago / 1

      Thank you for the information. As noted on the Drivers (If You Need Them) section, the archived drivers that we host in this tutorial for Mac OSX are from 7/4/18:

      Mac (ZIP) : Driver v1.5 (2018-07-04)

      To download the latest drivers, we do provide a link to the CH340 driver downloads page of the WCH website (links to the Mac and Linux drivers are on that page).

  • Tom_Neverwinter / about 3 years ago / 1

    Why do I feel like this is going to be the: FT232RL FTDI USB Serial Adapter counterfeit brick all over again.

  • Member #1376206 / about 4 years ago / 1

    I'm having problems getting the CH340 to work reliably. I can write to it without a problem...but after a number of isolated writes, the chip locks up and acts as if it's not there. I have to disable the port in order to get it to come back up. I've tried older and newer drivers, to no avail. Any ideas?

    • santaimpersonator / about 4 years ago / 1

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