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-====== ​Introduction ​======+====== ​CrowBox Software Configuration ​====== 
 The programmable computer brain that controls the CrowBox is the [[https://​store.arduino.cc/​arduino-uno-rev3|Arduino UNO microcontroller board]]. The programmable computer brain that controls the CrowBox is the [[https://​store.arduino.cc/​arduino-uno-rev3|Arduino UNO microcontroller board]].
  
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 If you run into trouble following the instructions on this page, there are a number of places to turn for help: If you run into trouble following the instructions on this page, there are a number of places to turn for help:
  
-  * Arduino ​- [[https://​www.arduino.cc/​en/​Guide/​HomePage|Getting Started with Arduino]]+  * arduino.cc ​- [[https://​www.arduino.cc/​en/​Guide/​HomePage|Getting Started with Arduino]] 
 +  * arduino.cc - [[https://​www.arduino.cc/​en/​Guide/​ArduinoUno|Arduino UNO Guide]]
   * The community at the [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​CrowBoxKit|Official CrowBox Google Group]]   * The community at the [[http://​groups.google.com/​group/​CrowBoxKit|Official CrowBox Google Group]]
  
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 ====== Step Four: Connect your Arduino UNO board ====== ====== Step Four: Connect your Arduino UNO board ======
   -Plug the '​B'​ end (The big square end) of your USB A to B cable into the square USB socket on your Arduino UNO board. Plug the other end of the USB cable into a free USB port on your computer.   -Plug the '​B'​ end (The big square end) of your USB A to B cable into the square USB socket on your Arduino UNO board. Plug the other end of the USB cable into a free USB port on your computer.
-  -Allow a moment for your operating system to detect the new device+  -Allow a moment for your operating system to detect the new device. On Windows operating systems, drivers may begin to install. If so, allow this process to finish before proceeding.
   -In the Arduino IDE menu, select TOOLS->​BOARD->​ARDUINO/​GENUINO UNO   -In the Arduino IDE menu, select TOOLS->​BOARD->​ARDUINO/​GENUINO UNO
   -The details of the next step depend on your operating system:   -The details of the next step depend on your operating system:
     - Windows     - Windows
-      - In the Arduino IDE menu, select TOOLS->​PORT->​FIXME+      - In the Arduino IDE menu, select TOOLS->​PORT-> ​and then look for a COM port numbered 3 or higher which is also labeled (Arduino/​Genuino Uno) and select it. 
 +      - Examples: **COM6 (Arduino/​Genuino Uno)** or **COM3 (Arduino/​Genuino Uno)**
     - Mac OSX     - Mac OSX
-      - In the Arduino IDE menu, select TOOLS->​PORT->​FIXME+      - In the Arduino IDE menu, select TOOLS->​PORT-> ​and then select the port named starting with **/​dev/​tty.usbmodem** or **/​dev/​tty.usbserial**. The port name will probably end with an unusual alphanumeric string.
     - Linux     - Linux
 +      - We have no instructions for this step at present! ​
       - If you are familiar with the Arduino IDE on Linux, please contact us on the Google Group to contribute to this section       - If you are familiar with the Arduino IDE on Linux, please contact us on the Google Group to contribute to this section
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 ====== Step Five: Upload CrOS software to Arduino UNO ====== ====== Step Five: Upload CrOS software to Arduino UNO ======
kit/software_configuration.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/22 15:18 by steve