Unpacking the Crazyradio 2.0
The first thing to do is to assemble the hardware.
- 1 x Crazyradio 2.0 USB dongle
- 1 x Antenna
mount the antenna
Screw the antenna on to the connector on the USB dongle.
Enter bootloader mode
To flash new firmware to the Crazyradio 2.0 , it must first be set to the bootloader mode.
Press and hold the button.
insert into USB port
Insert the USB dongle into a USB port while holding the button.
Verify that the LED is pulsating with a red light, this indicates that the Crazyradio 2.0 is in bootloader mode.
Flash new firmware
When in bootloader mode, the Crazyradio 2.0 will appear as a USB drive in your operating system. Firmware
is installed by copying a
.uf2 firmware file to the drive.
find the drive
Open a file browser and find the drive named Crazyradio2.
Go to the release page on github. Download the file named crazyradio2-CRPA-emulation-[version].uf2 by clicking it.
install the firmware
In your file browser, drag and drop the downloaded file to the Crazyradio2 drive.
check the installation
The installation takes less than a second and when done, the Crazyradio 2.0 will restart running the new firmware. Since it is no longer in bootloader mode, the USB drive will no longer be available.
When the Crayradio PA emulation firmware starts up, the LED will light up briefly in white. If you missed it when flashing, unplug and re-plug the Crazyradio 2.0 to restart it.
Depending on which operating system you use, you will have to install drivers or do some configuration to communicate with the Crazyradio 2.0.