PicoBoard Set Up

 
Download the drivers for USB to USB PicoBoards

Not sure which version of the PicoBoard you have? Find out here.

Windows Instructions Mac Instructions

Windows XP users: Download the PicoBoard Windows Driver (1.71 MB)

Windows Vista/Windows 7 users should just plug the USB cable in their computer and let the operating system choose the correct driver. Then skip to step #3 below.
If you do not have internet access on your computer, download the PicoBoard Windows Driver (1.71 MB).

Mac OS X Driver (419 KB)

1

First, open the file that you just downloaded. Click the link that says "Extract all files".

Extract All Files
1

First, open the file that you just downloaded by clicking the magnifying glass in the Download panel.

2

Then double-click on the file that you just extracted, and follow the on-screen instructions.

2

Then double-click on the file that you just extracted, and follow the on-screen instructions.

Both Operating Systems:

3

Connect the USB Cable to a USB port on your computer.

Connect USB cable
4

Connect the other part of the USB Cable to the USB port of the PicoBoard.

Connect serial cable
5

Read Getting Started with PicoBoards to start making projects in Scratch with your PicoBoard.

Linux users:

We have not tested the PicoBoard with the Linux OS. Therefore, we cannot guarantee that it is compatible. If you would like to try using the PicoBoard with Linux, you can download the Linux Driver (34 KB).

Please take note that we cannot offer tech support for Linux users.

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