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Update Your Trashbot

Trashbots Firmware


To update the version of your Trashbot, you can upload the below file. Go through the following instructions to complete the update:

  1. Plug the Trashbot with a micro USB into a computer (using the port at the TOP of the kit*)

  2. Download the file below

  3. Unzip the file (double click on it) to generate the ".hex" file

  4. Drag and drop the file from your downloads folder to the Trashbot (that appears as a flash drive labeled "micro:bit")

*plugging into the bottom of the Trashbot will NOT work

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Last updated: November 7, 2021

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