@jamie Great! The same driver will work for Python as well. If you have trouble, make sure to specify the port you are on (copied over from Blockly).
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RE: No Workbench learning?
We migrated all of our content to a new site found here: https://learn.robolink.com/
Could you let us know what webpage you are on with the broken link so that we can fix that as soon as possible? Thank you for bringing this to our attention.
RE: Not pairing: No compatible devices found
There is a driver available if you click on "How to Pair" on the bottom left of Blockly. If you still can't connect with the driver installed, make sure you do the following:
- Check that you are using the USB cable that came with CoDrone Mini or any data USB cable
- Try another port on your device
- Try disconnecting other devices that may be connected to your computer
- Disconnect and reconnect drone and remote
Let us know if this resolves the issue.
CoDrone Pro can be programmed in Python, Blockly, and Arduino(C++) only. There is a way you can use Visual Studio if you don't want to use Arduino, but it requires some set up on your part which we don't have tutorials for. However, an awesome member of our forum made some instructions! See here: https://forum.robolink.com/topic/395/platformio-an-alternative-to-the-arduino-ide/1
RE: Codrone and Chromebooks
@taraberg Since you will need to download various software and hardware files for using Python with CoDrone, you will need a compatible Windows or MacOS device. As for the browser-based Arduino workaround, I am not aware that it is still supported. I believe they changed their model to a paid subscription. You would also need to upload our files for our board as well should you go that route. The easiest way to use CoDrone with Chromebooks would be with Blockly.
RE: Codrone won't connect after firmware update
@rhavlick Did turning off and on the Bluetooth on your device resolve the issue? Unfortunately we do not offer support for the app, only for the coding platforms (Arduino, Python, and Blockly). I hope you were able to pair with your drone and use the app. The app is the easiest and best way to update firmware.
RE: Zumi blockly
Turn on Zumi and head on over to the dashboard. Once you have selected a user, you will be presented with four options: Explore, Learn Mode, Drive Mode, and Code Mode. Go into Code Mode and select a new Blockly project. Let us know if you have any more questions!
RE: Trouble with Arduino
@lallen128 If you are referring to the default program described in this lesson then it is the flight controller program. With this code, you can manually control the drone using the joystick controller. Keep in mind any new programs that you upload will replace the current one on the board.
Using CoDrone Mini Python with Big Sur MacOS update
The new MacOS Big Sur update has caused some pairing issues for Python with CoDrone Mini. The error looks like this:
kiomasterportdefault = ctypes.c_void_p.in_dll(iokit, "kiomasterportdefault") valueerror: dlsym(rtld_default, kiomasterportdefault): symbol not found
To resolve it, you will need to update your pyserial library through the package manager in Pycharm. Go to the preferences menu found under "File" or "Pycharm", depending on Windows or Mac.
Find the pyserial library in your project interpreter and you should notice an arrow next to version 3.5.
Double click on the library to open the installer page.
Then update by selecting "install package".