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DC27 MULTI PASS BADGE. Theme from the movie "The Fifth Element" and a micropython platform.


Papa wrote 08/05/2019 at 07:33 point

Couple of things if you're on a PC using Windows 10:

1) The Serial Port driver for the pyserial will auto-install once you update to the very latest version of Windows 10

2) The connect string in mpfshell is "open COMx" instead of "open ttyUSB0". To figure out what value to put in for x, check the Device Manager under Ports. If you have a yellow exclamation mark next to anything in that folder, see point 1.

3) When/if you go to upgrade the firmware, use the under /python 2.7/scripts (in my case, your location may vary depending on what python installer you used). The command line will be something like (assuming you downloaded MultiPassFix1.img into the current directory) : --port /dev/COM3 --baud 921600 write_flash 0x00000 MultiPassFix1.img

The touch buttons on the badge work MUCH better after you install the fix!

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mrod42 wrote 08/01/2019 at 14:20 point

from terminal.

cd /dev


This will show your mount points, select and copy the one that says something to the effect of


run mpfshell, and use 

open tty.SLAB_USBtoUART 

have fun.

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anthonymonge wrote 07/27/2019 at 23:29 point

Just got the badge today and I enjoy playing around with it. However, my skills are poor with what I want to do. I am trying to connect to the badge through a serial connection but I cannot get it to work. I have MPFShell up and running, but finding the correct port to tty into is impossible. I am using a MacBook Pro. Any help?

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