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Blinking LED with Windows 10 IoT Core DragonBoard 410c


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NOTE: In picture above I'm running this from my Host PC without a Keyboard/Mouse attached to the DragonBoard 410c

 

I had a few false starts even though the Microsoft instructions and Sample C# Program Blinky were detailed -- either I didn't have all my connections solid OR my Green LED bulb is burnt out OR I just needed to shut down Visual Studio and Restart my PC -- not sure what fixed it but it is working

 

I created a simple LED Blinking app and connected a LED to my DragonBoard 410C with Windows 10 IoT Core using the excellent sample and instructions from the MicroSoft Windows Dev Center at http://ms-iot.github.io/content/en-US/win10/DB410c.htm and used Visual Studio that I have loaded on my Laptop running Windows 10 Pro.

 

I used parts from the Adafruit Starter Pack http://www.adafruit.com/products/2702 plus a 330 Ohm resistor that I purchased from my local Radio Shack https://www.radioshack.com/

 

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Reference:

First Boot with Windows 10 IoT Core on my DragonBoard 410c http://homeservershow.com/forums/index.php?/topic/10392-first-boot-with-windows-10-iot-core-on-my-dragonboard-410c/

Arrow Electronics DragonBoard 410c https://www.arrow.com/en/products/dragonboard410c/arrow-development-tools#page-1

WM24P-12-A-QL Power Supply for DragonBoard 410C from Arrow Electronics https://www.arrow.com/en/products/wm24p-12-a-ql/autec-power-systems#page-1

Blinky Sample http://ms-iot.github.io/content/en-US/win10/DB410c.htm

Windows IoT https://dev.windows.com/en-us/iot

 

Here's the Video https://youtu.be/tR7qO3WuiYE

 

I've since tried modifying to C# code to change the timing of the flashing from 500 to 200ms for instance and that worked well and changing the colors displayed on the HDMI monitor from Red/LightGray to RED/Green then GREEN/BLUE and a few other combination which is neat.

 

The only difference in the code for the 410 vs the Pi2 is in the code

 

private const int LED_PIN = 12;  <= for the 410c

private const int LED_PIN = 5;  <= for the Pi2

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