Intel Edison Setup

Rex St. John

Copy the USB stick

(or click the below links to download)

  • Form groups by OS
  • Default username is "root" on Edison
  • Down arrow means "Drill into" topic
  • Use the deck and videos at your speed
  • Downloads are on USB & S3

Important notes

Workshop agenda

  • Assemble Edison
  • Flash Edison
  • Configure Edison
  • Arduino Setup

assemble your edison

Snap your Edison to the breakout board, attach the Arduino shield, plug in both Micro-USB cables

Workshop agenda

  • Assemble Edison
  • Flash Edison
  • Configure Edison
  • Arduino Setup

flashing your edison

Follow this guide to flash your Edison using Flash Tool Lite. Windows users must also install the USB drivers.

flashing your edison

Mac / Linux users select "CDC" from the drop down, Windows users use "RNDIS." Toggle the power switch when the pop up appears.

Workshop agenda

  • Assemble Edison
  • Flash Edison
  • Configure Edison
  • Arduino Setup

mac

Serial connections

Download PuTTy

Use "screen" utility

Use "screen" utility

Press "Down" to view videos showing how to establish serial connections on each OS.

serial connection on osx

Open terminal, type 'screen /dev/usbs' then hit Tab to autocomplete, add '115200 -L' and hit Enter twice at blank screen

serial connection on Linux

$ sudo apt-get install screen
$ sudo screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200

Install 'screen,' use "/dev/ttyUSB0 115200" and hit Enter twice at blank screen

serial connection on Windows

Download PuTTy, select 'serial,' set baud rate to 115200, use Device Manager to find your COM port, hit Enter twice at blank screen

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Note: Select the COM port that ISNT the Virtual COM

Run "configure edison"

$ configure_edison --setup

Initiate a Serial connection, use default login "root"

Name your Edison, set a password, get your Edison online!

Gotchas

  • Some USB cables don't allow serial data
  • PC and Edison must be on the same network
  • Network must have no HTML login page
  • Check if you are online using "ping www.google.com"
  • Make sure both Micro-USB are plugged in

Workshop agenda

  • Assemble Edison
  • Flash Edison
  • Configure Edison
  • Arduino Setup

Run the blink sketch

Press "Down" to view Arduino instructions for each OS.

We will be blinking the Pin 13 LED shown above.

blink on OSX

  • Install the Intel Arduino IDE
  • Select your Board (Install Edison support from board mgr)
  • Select your Port (/dev/cu.usbmodemXXXX)
  • File > Examples > Basics > Blink
  • Upload

On 1.6.5+: Use the Board Manager to install Intel Edison support first!

blink on Linux

On 1.6.5+: Use the Board Manager to install Intel Edison support first!

blink on Windows

  • Install the Intel Arduino IDE
  • Select your Board (Install Edison support from board mgr)
  • Select your COM port (Check device manager for virtual COM #)
  • File > Examples > Basics > Blink
  • Upload

On 1.6.5+: Use the Board Manager to install Intel Edison support!

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