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 +{{ :cul300.jpg | CUL USB-Stick}}
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 +:!: This firmware does not appear to work on CUL V3. There has been changes in the hardware which makes this firmware incompatible
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 ====== Installing CUL Firmware ====== ====== Installing CUL Firmware ======
-The CUL-stick has a ATMega32U4 processor on board and it has to be loaded with firmware ​in order to workThere is a special ​CUL-firmware developed ​for NetHomeServer,​ which works together with the encoders and decoders in NetHomeServer and ProtocolAnalyzer.+Before you install the firmware, you should have installed the normal USB-drivers for CULSee the //​[[installculusb|Install ​CUL USB-drivers]]//​-page ​for instructions
  
-The firmware is in a file called NetHomeCUL.hex. In order to install this firmware on the CUL-stick you need the FLIP-tool from [[http://​www.atmel.com|Atmel]].+The CUL-stick has an ATMega32U4 processor on board and it has to be loaded with firmware in order to work. There is a special CUL-firmware developed for NetHomeServer,​ which works together with the encoders and decoders in NetHomeServer and ProtocolAnalyzer. 
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 +The firmware is in a file called NetHomeCUL.hex. In order to install this firmware on the CUL-stick you need the Flip-tool from [[http://​www.atmel.com|Atmel]]. Flip run on both Windows and Linux.
  
  
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 {{:​culswitch.jpg| CUL Switch}} {{:​culswitch.jpg| CUL Switch}}
  
-Now you have to press this button and keep it pressed WHILE you plug in the CUL-Stick. This is easier if you have the CUL-stick connected to an USB extension cable. ​Then you can first plug the stick to the cable, ​press the button with one hand and then plug the other end of the cable into the USB socket on your computer with the other hand. If you succeed windows will discover new hardware - then you can move to the next step. The LED on the CUL-stick should not be on.+Now you have to press this button and keep it pressed WHILE you plug in the CUL-Stick. This is easier if you have the CUL-stick connected to an USB extension cable. ​In that case you can press the button with one hand and then plug the other end of the cable into the USB socket on your computer with the other hand. If you succeed windows will discover new hardware - then you can move to the next step. The LED on the CUL-stick should not be on.
  
 ===== 3. Install USB-drivers ===== ===== 3. Install USB-drivers =====
-When windows asks for the new drivers, select to specify ​a location and browse to the location where you installed Flip, there you will find a folder called usb (for example: C:\Program Files\Atmel\Flip 3.3.4\usb). Select this folder and let Windows install the drivers.+{{:​flipusb.png| Installing USB drivers}} 
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 +When windows asks for the new drivers, select to install from specific ​location and browse to the location where you installed Flip, there you will find a folder called usb (for example: C:\Program Files\Atmel\Flip 3.3.4\usb). Select this folder and let Windows install the drivers.
  
 ===== 4. Start Flip and connect ===== ===== 4. Start Flip and connect =====
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   * Press the USB-cable symbol and select "​USB"​ in the menu.    * Press the USB-cable symbol and select "​USB"​ in the menu. 
   * Then select "​Open"​ in the requester. ​   * Then select "​Open"​ in the requester. ​
-Now all buttons in the interface should become active+Now all buttons in the interface should become active
 +{{:​flip.png|Flip}}
  
 ===== 5. Backup current firmware =====  ===== 5. Backup current firmware ===== 

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