Installing FTDI drivers?

I want to experiment a little with Arduino. Apparently I need to install FTDI
scandal. (Who knows by sight which chips are legitimate and which are
counterfeit?) ::
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/FTDI#Driver_controversy
page? ::
http://www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/VCP.htm
Thanks, Dave
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For OS X Mavericks (10.9) Apple apparently developed their own drivers for
The procedure is documented here:
http://forum.arduino.cc/index.php?topic 8539.0
Note that the drivers on the FTDI download page show latest compatibility as Lion (10.7) but reports are that they are working with Mavericks and
FYI
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On 03/26/2015 10:51 AM, DaveC wrote:



It may be a moot point - the last couple of versions of real Arduino boards don't use FTDI chips. They use an Atmega chip with a USB interface. http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoBoardUno
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On 26/03/15 11:51 PM, DaveC wrote:



Have you visited the Arduino site ?? You would be safe enough with stuff from there.
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On 26/03/2015 15:51, DaveC wrote:



https://www.google.co.uk/search?q ke+FTDI+chips&num0&newwindow=1&espv=2&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=7SlyVdi4PMet7Ab0toCQBA&ved AgQ_AUoAg&biw66&bih2#imgrc=tuuKArYj7zFk-M%253A%3BJMB8rTb_e9YURM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fi.ytimg.com%252Fvi%252FSPdSKT6KdF8%252Fhqdefault.jpg%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fhackaday.com%252F2014%252F10%252F22%252Fwatch-that-windows-update-ftdi-drivers-are-killing-fake-chips%252F%3B480%3B360
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