Upload Firmware into Arduino UNO


Hello Everyone,

I've taken off the Dip chip from the Cape and put it onto my Ardunio Uno and when I try uploading the software that is indicated:


I get this error:

Binary sketch size: 12,500 bytes (of a 32,256 byte maximum)
avrdude: stk500_recv(): programmer is not responding

My board is on Uno and my Serial Port is correct but i kind figure out how to upload it onto my Arduino.

Does anyone know what might be the solution?

Thank you very much in advance for any advice.



Hey Pavel,

I assume you follow the steps for 'Updating the Cape manually' right?

This can have multiple issues. It could mean that the serial connection is not setup correctly.

Another option is that you need to to choose the correct programmer for the Uno.

Hope that helps!




Hello Dominik, Thank you very much for replying

Yeap, the Updating the Cape Manually.

Hmm, for the serial connection do you mean the serial port?

Also, I'm really new to Arduino's, I'm not sure what exactly is the correct Programmer... there are 6 options and I've tried running through all of them and none work.

I'm starting to thing I either have a defect in the USB cable or the Arduino itself since when I click on the Reset Button the L-LED at Pin 13 doesn't blink (but documentation says it should)..