Getting Started with 102 Basic Kit (Windows)

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Download and Install Software

Note: If you have a previous version installed already, you must uninstall that version prior to installing a newer version.
  • Go to Control Panel and uninstall the Arduino IDE for Microduino.
  • Delete the C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino IDE for Microduino folder as some legacy files may cause issues with a new installation.

Then proceed to the next steps.

1. Download the latest Windows IDE: HERE

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2. Double click on the setup file to start the installation process. Click Next.

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3. The next window will allow you to select which options to install. Leave all checked and click Install.

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4. The installation process will begin for the Arduino IDE.

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5. Wait until it is complete.

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6. After the Arduino IDE has been installed, a window for driver installation will appear. Click Next.

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7. Click on "I accept this agreement" and click Next to start the drivers installation.

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8. After the drivers are installed, click Finish.

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9.Installation is now complete! Click on Finish.

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10.If you left the run option checked, the software will start to launch. Otherwise locate the program shortcut on your desktop or start menu and launch it.

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11. The software is now ready to be used!

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Configuring and Testing the Software/Hardware

  1. Open the Microduino software.
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  2. Go to “Tools > Board” and select “Microduino/mCookie-device”
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  3. Go to “Tools > Processor” and select “Microduino/mCookie-Core (328p)@16M,5V”
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  4. Only have the red Core module and USBTTL module stacked. Then connect the MicroUSB cable to the USBTTL module and the other end to your computer's USB port.
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  5. Go to “Tools > Port” and select the port. It is usually the one that is select-able. (If you are using a Mac, it is not the Bluetooth one)
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  6. With the default sample code. Hit upload (right arrow icon on the top left of the software).
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  7. The code will compile and will say upload complete if successful. Congratulations the software setup is complete!
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Projects

Example projects for the 102 Basic kit can be found in the MCookie_102_Basic_Kit_Tutorials#Projects section.

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Printed Manual

Download the digital version of the printed manual:
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