Microbot 2016 Software/Firmware Setup

Microbot 2016 Software/Firmware Setup

  1. Install Arduino IDE
  2. Follow this guide to add the Adafruit board manager to the IDE
  3. Install the Adafruit SAMD board profile
    • In the Arduino IDE Tools Menu > Board > Boards Manager > search for SAMD > Install “Adafruit SAMD Boards”
  4. Download our custom Radiohead library from Waiakea Robotics Github
    • Click the green “Clone or Download” button on the right side and choose “Download Zip”.
    • Install the library using the Arduino IDE menu Sketch > Include Library > Add Zip Libraries OR – manually extract the zip into your Documents/Arduino/libraries folder
  5. Download our custom 64 x 32 pixel OLED library from Waiakea Robotics GitHub
    • Click the green “Clone or Download” button on the right side and choose “Download Zip”.
    • Install the  library using the Arduino IDE menu Sketch > Include Library > Add Zip Libraries OR – manually extract the zip into your Documents/Arduino/libraries folder
  6. Download our base code from GitHub
    • Click the green “Clone or Download” button on the right side and choose “Download Zip”.
    • Extract the Zip file to your Documents > Adruino folder in your file browser, on windows this is windows explorer, on OSX it would be Finde
  7. Open .ino file inside the folder you just extracted and being programming 🙂

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