Networking and Communications

For this assignment I tried fabricate the serial asynchronous boards "hello.bus.45".

We ran out of the FTDI SMD pin headers so I tried to make the bridge board with another right angle pins I found. The nodes blinked correctly but the bridge didn't which I think is because the cable was loose.

I then decided to redesign the bridge board using through-hole right angle male pin headers.

Then changed the 'node_id' value for each board into "0" for the bridge and "1" and "2" for each node, flashed them and then connected them all together.

Using "Serial Port Terminal", I connected through the FTDI cable on the USB port "USB0" at a 9600 Baud Rate and sent the IDs consequentially.