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by manumenzella04
30 Mar 2019, 04:08
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted
Replies: 7
Views: 674

Re: LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted

The new keyboard works!

Thanks so much for helping me debug this.

I can’t wait to tinker with the software now! :)
by manumenzella04
29 Mar 2019, 03:32
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted
Replies: 7
Views: 674

Re: LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted

This actually turned out to be a cold solder joint. Apparently, the GND pin on the DB-9 connector for the Pluggy McPlugface tested positive for continuity, but must have had enough resistance to cause a significant voltage drop and prevent the ATTiny from booting. They keyboard is still not working,...
by manumenzella04
28 Mar 2019, 02:01
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted
Replies: 7
Views: 674

Re: LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted

Thanks for the quick response, Marcel! Interestingly, another LCD screen did not show the same issue; the keyboard still didn’t work, but that might be a different problem since I am using a USB-to-PS/2 converter. I’ve ordered a new PS/2 keyboard — I’ll update the thread when it gets here on Friday....
by manumenzella04
27 Mar 2019, 12:51
Forum: Kit assembly gallery
Topic: LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted
Replies: 7
Views: 674

LCD goes black when Pluggy McPlugface is inserted

I finished building my Gigatron Kit a few days ago, and I could not be happier with it :) thank you so much. However, I am having trouble using a keyboard; after inserting the Pluggy McPlugface adapter, the screen goes immediately black. A few things are strange: The serial port works fine with the ...