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macegr [(RGB Shades V3 and Earlier) Install FTDI Drivers]
rgb_shades [2017/12/17 13:54] (current)
macegr [(RGB Shades V4) Install Silabs Drivers]
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 If the steps above don't show the RGB Shades serial port, you may need to install the FTDI driver. The RGB Shades use an integrated USB-to-serial converter chip (FT230X). This will allow your glasses to appear as a USB serial port when plugged into your computer, which is required for downloading new firmware to the glasses. Many computers already have FTDI drivers, but the FT230X chip is relatively new and may require a driver update. We recommend that before you begin, you should visit the following website, locate the appropriate driver for your computer'​s operating system, and install it: http://​www.ftdichip.com/​Drivers/​VCP.htm If the steps above don't show the RGB Shades serial port, you may need to install the FTDI driver. The RGB Shades use an integrated USB-to-serial converter chip (FT230X). This will allow your glasses to appear as a USB serial port when plugged into your computer, which is required for downloading new firmware to the glasses. Many computers already have FTDI drivers, but the FT230X chip is relatively new and may require a driver update. We recommend that before you begin, you should visit the following website, locate the appropriate driver for your computer'​s operating system, and install it: http://​www.ftdichip.com/​Drivers/​VCP.htm
  
-==== (RGB Shades V4) Install Silabs Drivers ​====+==== Install Silabs Drivers ​(RGB Shades V4) ====
 Later versions of RGB Shades no longer use the FTDI USB-serial converter. If the steps above don't show the RGB Shades serial port, you may need to install the Silabs driver. The RGB Shades use an integrated USB-to-serial converter chip (CP2104). This will allow your glasses to appear as a USB serial port when plugged into your computer, which is required for downloading new firmware to the glasses. Many computers already have the right drivers, but your computer may require a driver update. We recommend that before you begin, you should visit the following website, locate the appropriate driver for your computer'​s operating system, and install it: https://​www.silabs.com/​products/​development-tools/​software/​usb-to-uart-bridge-vcp-drivers Later versions of RGB Shades no longer use the FTDI USB-serial converter. If the steps above don't show the RGB Shades serial port, you may need to install the Silabs driver. The RGB Shades use an integrated USB-to-serial converter chip (CP2104). This will allow your glasses to appear as a USB serial port when plugged into your computer, which is required for downloading new firmware to the glasses. Many computers already have the right drivers, but your computer may require a driver update. We recommend that before you begin, you should visit the following website, locate the appropriate driver for your computer'​s operating system, and install it: https://​www.silabs.com/​products/​development-tools/​software/​usb-to-uart-bridge-vcp-drivers
  
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