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Anthony Rowe, 04/16/2007 05:15 pm

CMUcam3 Windows Quick Start Guide
This is for advanced users. For more detailed instructions see [wiki:Documentation]. * Download and install cygwin * http://www.cygwin.com * Make sure to install “Make”, “CVS”, “openssh” * go to http://www.gnuarm.com * Go to “Files” and download latest binary GCC tool chain for windows * http://www.gnuarm.com/bu-2.15_gcc-4.0.0-c-c++_nl-1.13.0_gi-6.1.exe * Install * Go to http://www.lpc2100.com * Download and Install LPC ISP * http://www.semiconductors.philips.com/files/products/standard/microcontrollers/utilities/lpc2000_flash_utility.zip * Download cc3 source * Get a zip of the latest stable snapshot from our [wiki:Downloads] page * '''or''' checkout a fresh copy from svn by typing: {{{
svn co https://cc3.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/cc3/trunk cc3
}}} * Open up Cygwin Shell * Go to cc3 * Type Make * Startup in programming mode * Hold in push button while turning on power to startup in programming mode * Open LPC ISP and load compiled hex file * Browse to cc3/projects/cmucam2/cmucam2_lpc2106-cmucam3.hex * Flash board * Close ISP program * Open up a terminal program * Power Cycle Board * A Green Power LED should turn on * If the code is running correctly, the red LED will turn off and the blue and yellow LEDs will dimly illuminate * Make sure it prints a startup message * Use a Graphical User Interface to View Images and Focus Camera * Option 1: CMUcam3 Frame Grab Utility * [wiki:Downloads Download] the CMUcam3 Frame Grab Utility and Install .NET (both on [wiki:Downloads] page) * Double Click on "CMUcam3 Frame Grabber.exe" * Select Correct COM port and Press "Connect" * Click "Send" button to check for an "ACK" message to see if the port is connected * Click "Grab Frame" to grab a sample image * Option 2: CMUcam2 GUI * See the CMUcam2 GUI documentation * Check if GUI detects camera and can send frame * GUI does not set serial port correctly, so a terminal program must be run in between downloading from the ISP and use of the CMUcam2 GUI