Getting Started with 301 Expert Kit (Windows)

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Download and Install Software

NOTE: This product is discontinued and no longer supported in the latest software package.
Please download the legacy software package here:
IMPORTANT: If you have downloaded and installed the latest software package from the download page. Please uninstall it first before proceeding!
*Go to Control Panel > Uninstall a Program, then select "Arduino IDE for Microduino"
*Then delete the "C:\Program Files (x86)\Arduino IDE for Microduino" as some remaining files may cause issues.

1. Download the legacy Windows IDE:

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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 Next.

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4. Select the location to install the software, or leave the default install location. Click Next.

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5. Select the name for the shortcut in the Start Menu, or leave the default shortcut name. Click Install.

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6. The installation process will begin for the Arduino IDE. Wait until it completes.

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

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8. Device Driver Installation Wizard will appear. Click Next.

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9. Device Driver Installation Wizard will complete. Click Finish.

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10. Another driver setup window should've appeared. Check your taskbar for the following window. Click INSTALL to install this driver.
A message will appear once the driver has been installed. Close this window after the driver has successfully installed.

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11. Another window which displays the software has completed should've appeared. Check your taskbar for the following window. Click Finish to finish the installation process and launch the software.

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12. The software is now ready to be used!

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Configuring and Testing the Software/Hardware

  1. Open the Microduino software.

  2. Go to “Tools > Board” and select “Microduino/mCookie-device”
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  3. Go to “Tools > Processor” and select “Microduino/mCookie-Core USB (32u4)”
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  4. Connect the CoreUSB to your computer using a MicroUSB cable. DO NOT have any other modules stacked or connected.
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  5. Go to “Tools > Port” and select the port. It is usually the one that is select-able.
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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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The 301 Expert Kit Projects can be found under File > Examples > 00.mCookie
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Follow the printed manual to build and program 301 Expert Kit's projects.

Download the digital version of the printed manual:
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