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Connecting to the roboRIO

How to connect

  1. Connect your computer to the roboRIO’s USB A port
  2. Go to command prompt and run ping
    • If the ping doesn’t work:
      • Make sure the robot is turned on and powered
      • Ensure that you are connected via USB
      • Try a different computer
  3. Go to the address in Firefox (or IE)
    • Click “Tap here to active plugin” if Firefox blocked Silverlight from running
  4. Once the webpage loads, you should see something like this: Screenshot of NI Configuration Homepage