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4. Download your project

Well, it's time to download the code to your board.

  1. Press the Download button. Once pressed, your board will appear as a USB Drive on your computer. There are two buttons on your board. The one labeled "Download" or "DL" is the correct one.
Press download button

Bad quality USB cable or some third-party USB hub may cause connection failure. If the board still fails to connect to your computer, you can refer to FAQ.

  1. The onboard RGB LEDs will show the current status of the USB connection. Wait for several seconds until the LED turns to steady green.
OnUSB communication failedUSB connection established-
Slow flashingFail to verify bin file--
Fast flashingFail to open bin fileDetecting USB connectionDetecting SD card
Green LED is on
  1. Click MadMachine / Build to build the project. It will generate a file that could run on your board.
Build the code
  1. Click Download on the MadMachine extension to download the file to your board.
Download the code

If it says it cannot find the board, you could wait a little longer. Maybe your board is building the connection with your computer. And make sure you have followed step 3 above.

After the code is downloaded to your board successfully, the USB drive will be removed automatically.

Congratulations! The onboard green LED begins to blink per second✨.