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Flash firmware

BigClown Flashing tool

  • Install

    sudo pip3 install --upgrade --no-cache-dir bcf
  • Get list of connected devices

    bcf devices
  • Flash gateway

    sudo bcf flash --device /dev/ttyACM0 bigclownlabs/bcf-gateway-core-module:latest
  • Flash battery

    sudo bcf flash --device /dev/ttyACM0 bigclownlabs/bcf-generic-node-battery-standard:latest

Manual flash

  • Get the firmware
  • Install dfu-util (Ubuntu)

    sudo apt install dfu-util
  • Connect the module via USB in DFU mode:

    • hold B button while you insert it into USB port
    • or press and hold B button, then R button while still pressing the B button and then release R button and then the B button
  • You can check connected devices:

    sudo dfu-util -l
  • Flash the new firmware

    sudo dfu-util -s 0x08000000:leave -d 0483:df11 -a 0 -D firmware.bin

Install USB gateway


Aqicn - get coordinates

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