[amsat-bb] LVB Tracker Installation Instructions
gouldsmi at bellsouth.net
Sat Jun 21 06:19:44 PDT 2008
I have received a few questions about installing the LVB Tracker this week.
The installation and setup instructions can be found at the LVBTracker.com web site.
This information should have been passed along to the people that got the unit at Dayton or from the AMSAT office, but apparently was not. This will be corrected.
The instructions on the web site should be straight forward, but if you have any questions send me an email and we will work it out.
The first thing you need to do is to install the FTDI driver for your operating system, and then talk with the LVBTracker unit via a serial port and a terminal program. You must be able to do this before you can proceed. Sometimes the driver does not install correctly.
Check via Control Panel, System, Device Manager (for Windows) that the driver is indeed installed correctly.
Under Ports, a serial port should be assigned (without a warning) as a USB serial port.
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