- July 31, 2017 at 7:21 am #6754
I recently purchased a new Berry GPS-IMU, and connected it exactly as in the tutorials, but the berry doesn't light up, and the i2c addresses are all empty. I thought it was the solder that was messing up the connections, because at one time it showed all possible addresses in i2c (which when I googled said it is mostly a wiring issue). I removed the solder and tried it again, now it shows nothing. I know the pi is working, because I connected an mpu6050 and it works perfectly. Any ideas?
Edit: When we connect all 4 wires (3.3V, SDA, SCL, GND) to the pi, the pi stops lighting up! I think there are voltage issues. I'm using the Raspberry Pi 3.
July 31, 2017 at 3:39 pm #6756Mark WilliamsKeymaster
- This topic was modified 5 years, 6 months ago by Niveta Iyer.
can you please upload a photo of the soldering of the female header. it looks like there is a short somewhere
Mark --OzzMaker.com --August 2, 2017 at 3:10 am #6761August 2, 2017 at 3:11 am #6762August 2, 2017 at 3:13 am #6763
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Attachments:August 2, 2017 at 5:29 pm #6768Mark WilliamsKeymaster
Are you soldering wire directly to those pin holes?
It looks like there is a short on the back of the pin 3.3v (on the underside). Are you able to clean up the solder? maybe use some flux?
Mark --OzzMaker.com --May 7, 2018 at 4:27 pm #7262StefanParticipant
It appears that I have the same problem as you with a Berry GPS-IMU regarding the I2C connection, so I was wondering if you managed to find a solution. If so, I would be grateful if you could provide me with some insight.
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