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How to download CoderZ code to your EV3 Robot?

 

To download your code into your EV3 brick, from Windows, follow these instructions (downloading from MacOS or Linux? read this):

  1. Click the download button at the top of the screen

2.  Confirm message:

2.1 Make sure your LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 brick is running Lejos.

2.2 Click download

3. Start download

3.1 Windows:

3.1.1 The browser will check if the ROBOT DOWNLOADER version is installed/updated. And will download the instillation file for the ROBOT DOWNLOADER, if needed. 

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3.1.2 Your browser might block the pop up windows of the ROBOT DOWNLOADER . Make sure you allow pop ups on CoderZ. This is the only place in which we use pop ups.

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After installing the DOWNLOADER. The downloader will send the program to the robot, follow the instruction on the browser while downloading.

3.1.3 A pop up window of the ROBOT DOWNLOADER will open.

If your robot is connected and running LeJOS, your program will be downloaded automatically. If not, check the screen for errors and tips.

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3.1.3 You will find the program on the robot under the same name of your project.

 3.2 Linux

3.2.1 You will get the program file on your PC.

3.2.2 Open the folder where the file was downloaded.

3.2.3 Right click any where in the folder, and choose Open in Terminal.

3.2.4 Run the following command: 

 scp -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -oKexAlgorithms=+diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 downloaded_file_name.jar * root@10.0.1.1:../lejos/programs/

when ask for password, just hit the enter key.

3.2.5 You will find the program on the robot under the same name of your downloaded file.

3.3 MacOS

3.3.1 You will get the program file on your PC.

3.3.2 Open the folder where the file was downloaded.

3.3.3 Right click any where in the folder, and choose Open in Terminal.

3.3.4 Run the following command: 

 scp -o StrictHostKeyChecking=no -oKexAlgorithms=+diffie-hellman-group1-sha1 downloaded_file_name.jar * root@10.0.1.1:../lejos/programs/

when ask for password, just hit the enter key.

3.3.5 You will find the program on the robot under the same name of your downloaded file.

 

 After downloading your code, you can find it on EV3 brick and run it.

 

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