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IMPORTANT NOTE: If you previously used a Beta release please first do a factory reset and ensure your Arduino Oak package is up to date at version 1.0.0+: Details to perform a factory reset
You can power your Oak a variety of ways. The easiest is to connect a good quality micro-usb cable to the on-board USB port and connect that to a computer or powered USB hub/charger. The port and cable should be able to provide 500 mA (burst/80 mA continous), some older computers may not provide enough power.
You can also power your Oak from a REGULATED 3.3 V DC power source capable of supplying at least 500 mA of clean power - connect this to one of the two VCC and one of the three GND pins.
You can also power your Oak from a 3.7-7 V DC power source capable of supplying at least 500ma of clean power - connect this to one of the two VIN (NOT VCC) and one of the three GND pins. (A 1-cell lipoly battery may work as well).
The first time you power on your Oak you will see two green LEDs light up. One is the power LED, which is always on when powered. The second is the status LED.
The status LED will remain solid while your Oak generates its encryption keys to use to connect to the cloud. It generates these on the first power up to ensure no one can copy the keys before the Oak is in your possession. This process takes about 5-30 seconds. When complete the status LED will begin to blink, at that point you can move to the next step.
The Oak uses the Particle Cloud to receive code uploads when you program it from the Arduino IDE or the Particle IDE. When your Oak is set up it will add itself to your Particle account. You must have a Particle account to setup your Oak. If you do not have one already you can register for one as part of the next step.
TROUBLESHOOTING NOTE: If the device you are using to configure the Oak has both an Ethernet and WiFi connection please disable or unplug the Ethernet connection before starting this setup. This will ensure it will not interfere with the setup procedure regardless of your network setup.
Using a WiFi enabled computer or smart device, open a browser and go to: http://digistu.mp/oakconfig
Please force your browser to refresh to ensure you are using the newest copy of this page. Follow the wizard and ensure you complete the steps in the order stated.