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arko [Programming]
demoboard_getting_started [2018/04/10 20:14] (current)
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 Once you've compiled your code using MPLAB X, you can upload the "​.hex"​ file using either method: Once you've compiled your code using MPLAB X, you can upload the "​.hex"​ file using either method:
-  * USB Programming via Bootloader (default, requires no additional hardware)+  ​* **USB Programming via Bootloader** (default, requires no additional hardware)
     * Pros: Free, easy to use     * Pros: Free, easy to use
     * Cons: No debug information     * Cons: No debug information
   OR   OR
-  * Programming via PICKIT3 Programmer/​Debugger (highly-recommended,​ requires additional hardware)+  ​* **Programming via PICKIT3 Programmer/​Debugger** (highly-recommended,​ requires additional hardware)
     * Pros: Debugging allows users to step through code, watch values of variables during run-time. Huge time-saver. ​     * Pros: Debugging allows users to step through code, watch values of variables during run-time. Huge time-saver. ​
     * Cons: Additional costs     * Cons: Additional costs
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   - Download and Install Mono: \\ [[http://​www.mono-project.com/​download/​stable/​]]   - Download and Install Mono: \\ [[http://​www.mono-project.com/​download/​stable/​]]
   - Download and Install the L1Demo GUI Loader (Mac/​Windows/​Linux):​ \\ [[https://​github.com/​thedeltaflyer/​L1Demo-GUI-Loader/​releases/​]]   - Download and Install the L1Demo GUI Loader (Mac/​Windows/​Linux):​ \\ [[https://​github.com/​thedeltaflyer/​L1Demo-GUI-Loader/​releases/​]]
 +  - Windows Users will need to download and install drivers for the demoboard: [[http://​l1demo.org/​driver/​Demox64.EXE | Win 64-bit]] or [[http://​l1demo.org/​driver/​Demox86.EXE | Win 32-bit]] or Manual Install with [[http://​l1demo.org/​driver/​L1DemoBoardDrivers.zip | INI file]]
   - Run the "​L1Demo GUI Loader"​ application. On newer Macs, you may need to right-click on the app icon and hit "​Open"​.   - Run the "​L1Demo GUI Loader"​ application. On newer Macs, you may need to right-click on the app icon and hit "​Open"​.
-  - Connect ​your L1 Demoscene Board to your Mac/PC using a USB A to USB MicroAB cable +  - Connect ​the L1 Demoscene Board to your Mac/PC using a USB A to USB MicroAB cable {{:​callouts_board.png?​400|}} 
-  - Power-up the L1 Demoscene Board using either USB or external power (see "Power Up" section)+  - Connect the VGA Cable and Audio Jack from your monitor and speakers to the L1 Demoscene Board 
 +  - Power-up the L1 Demoscene Board using either USB or external power (see "Power Up" section) ​
   - Click "​Choose File" on GUI and navigate to the .hex file you wish to flash to the board: \\ {{:​usbprogram.png?​400|}}   - Click "​Choose File" on GUI and navigate to the .hex file you wish to flash to the board: \\ {{:​usbprogram.png?​400|}}
   - IMPORTANT: *The next sequence of events are time sensitive*   - IMPORTANT: *The next sequence of events are time sensitive*
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