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Firmware Update Issues


I’m trying to update the firmware on my Pixy CMUcam5, since Pixymon v2 tells me that the Pixy’s firmware or hardware is incompatible with this version of PixyMon. I then follow the steps provide online (https://docs.pixycam.com/wiki/doku.php?id=wiki:v2:uploading_new_firmware) the issue seems to arise when the Pixycam is connected to the PC with the button being pressed (putting it into firmware upload mode). The light on the front goes solid red and nothing seems to happen. I am trying to update the firmware from a Windows 10 PC.

Any advice for resolving this issue would be greatly appreciated.


It sounds like you have a Pixy1 (not Pixy2) and are trying to upload firmware. You will need to run Pixymon and use firmware found on this page


Pixymon v2 will not work with Pixy1, unfortunately.

Also, follow the directions found on this page:

(The link you referenced is for Pixy1.)


Thanks this has helped resolve all my issues!

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