bought a setup

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:07 am
i bought a setup from a local reefer who shut down
the list includes:
Reef Angel Plus Controller (Analog dimming)
Bluetooth module (for programming)
Relay box (8 plugs to control)
Jebao battery backup with solar panel & battery
Expansion Hub
Relay Expansion module
Extra Relay Box (additional 8 plugs to control)
Salinity Expansion module
ORP Expansion module
New unused PH probe and ORP probe
Water level expansion module

im following the manual but when i try to upload the initial codes i get an error uploading
this is the note at the bottom in red:

The following features were automatically added:
Watchdog Timer
Version Menu

The following features were detected:
Dimming Signal
Date/Time Setup Menu
Standard Menu
Binary sketch size: 47,146 bytes (of a 258,048 byte maximum)
C:\Program Files (x86)\Reef Angel Controller\hardware/tools/avr/bin/avrdude -CC:\Program Files (x86)\Reef Angel Controller\hardware/tools/avr/etc/avrdude.conf -v -v -v -v -patmega2560 -cstk500v2 -P\\.\COM1 -b115200 -D -V -Uflash:w:C:\Users\Oethman\AppData\Local\Temp\build1841984561362790879.tmp\RA_Preloaded.cpp.hex:i

avrdude: Version 6.0, compiled on Apr 6 2012 at 19:29:19
Copyright (c) 2000-2005 Brian Dean,
Copyright (c) 2007-2009 Joerg Wunsch

System wide configuration file is "C:\Program Files (x86)\Reef Angel Controller\hardware/tools/avr/etc/avrdude.conf"

Using Port : \\.\COM1
Using Programmer : stk500v2
Overriding Baud Rate : 115200
Rebooting Reef Angel Controller
avrdude: Send: . [1b] . [01] . [00] . [01] . [0e] . [01] . [14]
avrdude: Recv:
avrdude: stk500v2_ReceiveMessage(): timeout
avrdude: stk500v2_getsync(): timeout communicating with programmer

avrdude done. Thank you.

any advice on what could be the issue? could my USB TLL cable be faulty?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 4:08 am
Check device manager and make sure COM1 is the correct port. Also make sure the cable is plugged in the right way and all the way to the right.

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