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TeenAstro Firmware Uploader

This instructions describe steps to upload the firmware with a Windows 10 PC.

Download "TeenAstroUploader_1.1.xx.zip" and extract the files to C:\TeenAstroUploader_1.1.xx

Further information look at YouTube.


Telescope:

Connect a USB cable to the Telescope USB port (connect only this) and switch On TeenAstro.

Now Windows will install the teensy device driver, this appears as Teensyduino RawHID.

Wait until it's done. This happens just for the first flash.

Then execute the TeenAstroUploader.exe. The Windows Firewall appears and ask, allow access.

Select your PCB Board and then click Upload.

The teensy bootloader appear, wait until programming is done.

Finish!


Focuser:

Connect a USB cable to the Focuser USB port (connect only this) and switch On TeenAstro.

Now Windows will install the teensy device driver, this appears as Teensyduino RawHID.

Wait until it's done. This happens just for the first flash.

Then execute the TeenAstroUploader.exe. The Windows Firewall appears and ask, allow access.

Select your PCB Board and then click Upload.

The teensy bootloader appear, wait until programming is done.

Finish!


Hand Controller:

Switch Off TeenAstro and remove the Wemos ESP8266 microcontroller from his socket.

Connect a micro USB cabel to the microcontroller. Now Windows will install the device driver.

Wait until it's done.

Then execute the TeenAstroUploader.exe. The Windows Firewall appears and ask, allow access.

Select your ComPort. Look into device manager to find out the correct COM port.

It appears at USB-SERIAL CH340.

Click Upload over COM.

A comand prompt will appear, wait until programming is done.

Finish!


Flash Hand Controller about WiFi:

If you have already flashed the microcontroller over serial ComPort, now it is possible to flash newer versions about the WiFi.

This has a big advantage, it is no longer necessary to remove the microcontroller from his socket.

It can be flashed either the TeenAstroUploader or about the Webserver.


TeenAstroUploader:

Power On TeenAstro, connect a Notebook or a Smartphone about the WiFi.

Execute the TeenAstroUploader.exe and enter the IP Adress 192.168.0.1 (default).

If you are not sure, find out the correct IP Adress about the Handcontroller.

Go into Telescope Settings -> Wifi -> Show IP. Click Upload over WiFi.

Finish!

Webserver:

Power On TeenAstro, connect a Notebook or a Smartphone about the WiFi.

Open a Webbrowser and input 192.168.0.1 (default IP Adress), the Webserver will appear.

If not, find out the correct IP Adress about the Handcontroller.

Go into Telescope Settings -> Wifi -> Show IP

Go into WiFi section and enter the password. Default is "password". Scroll down completely.

Click Update Firmware.

Click search and select the "TeenAstroSHC_1.1.bin" file from the folder TeenAstroUploader_1.1.xx/1.1/

Click Update. Wait until programming is done. After the HandController will reboot.

Finish!