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- 1 System Requirements
- 2 Uninstalling and Installing ROBOTC
- 3 Activate Online
- 4 Activate by Web
- 5 Getting Started with the VEX PIC
|ROBOTC requires basic system specifications to run properly. The development environment is not processor intensive, but the interactive debugger may slow down computer performance on older machines.
Uninstalling and Installing ROBOTC
|You must uninstall your previous version of ROBOTC before upgrading to the newest version of ROBOTC.|
To uninstall ROBOTC, follow these steps:
|To Install the latest version of ROBOTC, follow these steps:|
|To continue using ROBOTC past the 30 day trial period, you must purchase a ROBOTC license and then activate the license on each computer.
If you are Activating the ROBOTC license on computers with internet access, follow the Activation instructions below. If you are activating the ROBOTC license on computers without internet access, skip to Activate by Web instructions.
NOTE: ROBOTC must be activated on each individual computer.
Activate by Web
|Follow these steps to activate on a computer without internet access:
Note: You will need to use a separate computer with Internet access in step 4 at this activation process. You must repeat this process on each computer without internet access.
Getting Started with the VEX PIC
Configuring Serial Port
Download Master Firmware
Download ROBOTC Firmware
|Before you can use ROBOTC with the VEX platform, you have to download the ROBOTC firmware to the VEX.
|One of the best ways to start working with ROBOTC and learning how to program is to look at already developed programs. ROBOTC comes with over 75 sample programs to help the programmer learn how to program their robotics controllers.
Compiling and Downloading PIC