FTDI Buffer Fix on Linux
This tutorial has been verified to work with the following Linux versions:
- Ubuntu 18.04
Step 1: Make sure FTDI driver is installed
Make sure that the FTDI driver has been installed and you can connect to the Cyton.
Step 2: Open latency_timer file
Using file manager, open the
latency_timer file. Found at:
ttyUSB0 is the serial port name for the OpenBCI dongle.
Step 2: Change 16 to 1
latency_timer should contain
16 by default. Change this to
1, and you're done!
Step 3: Test OpenBCI GUI or BrainFlow
Run the OpenBCI GUI or a BrainFlow binding, and you should see smoother data.