Using the Classmate with your cRIO
This document details the basics of connecting your Classmate Computer to a cRIO.
Power on the Classmate PC and log in to the Driver Account.
Power on the cRIO
Turn on your cRIO using the 120A main circuit breaker. Make sure that the Analog Breakout Board is attached to the 9201 module in slot 1 of your cRIO and that it has the jumper installed for battery voltage tracking.
Set your Team Number in the DS
Confirm Joysticks are Recognized
Writing and Loading a Program
To being programming teams need to install the software update for the appropriate language. Teams should proceed to the install instructions for the appropriate language, C++ (Start with the section titled C++ WPILib Workbench Update), Java (Start with Setting the internet plugin location in NetBeans or Set the local path to the downloaded plugins for pre-downloaded encrypted plugins), LabVIEW (Start with Installing the LabVIEW Update). Teams can continue on from the end of those documents to the documents describing how to write and load their first program.