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To use the upgrader, indicate what you want to upgrade (Fluke or Scribbler) by selecting the appropriate radio button. (Default: Scribbler).
 
To use the upgrader, indicate what you want to upgrade (Fluke or Scribbler) by selecting the appropriate radio button. (Default: Scribbler).
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Then, type in the name of your bluetooth serial port, such as "COM4" or "/dev/tty.scribbler" (without quotes).
 
Then, type in the name of your bluetooth serial port, such as "COM4" or "/dev/tty.scribbler" (without quotes).
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Make sure you are connected to the Internet so that the tool can download the latest firmware.
 
Make sure you are connected to the Internet so that the tool can download the latest firmware.
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Finally, press the "Upgrade" button.
 
Finally, press the "Upgrade" button.
  

Revision as of 03:48, 11 August 2011

This page details the upgrade.py program for upgrading the Fluke and Scribbler and Scribbler2 robots to use the latest Myro firmware, over Bluetooth. The program starts up a graphical user interface by default, but it can also be used as a command line program (see below for options).

  1. Download upgrade.py and save to a known location.
  2. Double-click on the file, or:
    1. Open a console/terminal window.
    2. cd to the known location
    3. Enter at the console prompt:
      • python upgrade.py

Graphical User Interface

File:Upgrader image.png

To use the upgrader, indicate what you want to upgrade (Fluke or Scribbler) by selecting the appropriate radio button. (Default: Scribbler).

Then, type in the name of your bluetooth serial port, such as "COM4" or "/dev/tty.scribbler" (without quotes).

Make sure you are connected to the Internet so that the tool can download the latest firmware.

Finally, press the "Upgrade" button.

Command Line Options

Fluke and Scribbler/Scribbler2 Upgrade Program
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Usage:
   python upgrade.py --url=URL --port=PORT WHAT

     URL - (optional) is an internat address to use
     PORT - (optional) is the serial port address to use
     WHAT - (optional) is scribbler OR fluke

Examples:

   python upgrade.py
   python upgrade.py fluke
   python upgrade.py scribbler
   python upgrade.py --port=COM5 fluke
   python upgrade.py --port=/dev/rfcomm3 scribbler
   python upgrade.py --url=http://myurl.com/file.bin fluke
   python upgrade.py --help