Getting Started with RapidConnect Desktop Software
STEP 1 | HARDWARE DRIVERS
The drivers included on this page are intended for use with the RapidSE Desktop Software running on Windows platforms. If you require drivers for other platforms such as Linux, for use with your own applications, please contact us.
For use with USB Stick, Development Board, and Programming Tool
Install driver before connecting hardware for the first time.
- Extract the zip file. Run Setup.exe and click "Install".
- When installation has finished, insert the RapidSE USB Stick.
- Windows will present the Found New Hardware wizard.
- From the first screen, select "No, not this time", and click Next.
- From the second screen, select "Install Automaticially" and click Next.
- If the Windows Logo Testing dialog appears, click "Continue Anyway"
- Click "Finish".
STEP 2 | INSTALL RapidSE DESKTOP SOFTWARE
The RapidSE Desktop kit comprises two applications, RapidSE Desktop ESI (sometimes referred to as ESP) and RapidSE Desktop Devices, available here as separate downloads.
RapidSE Desktop ESI allows you to simulate a Smart Energy network coordinator or Energy Service Interface, and create an SE network.
RapidSE Desktop ESI
Firmware Supported: RapidSE ESI 1.7.7+
SE Version Supported: SEP 1.0, SEP 1.1
RapidSE Desktop Devices allows you to simulate a Smart Energy router or endpoint, and join a Smart Energy network.
RapidSE Desktop Devices
Firmware Supported: RapidSE Devices
SE Version Supported SEP 1.0, 1.1
FOR KITS PURCHASED FROM DIGI-KEY
RapidSE Desktop Devices 1.10.5
Firmware Supported: RapidSE Devices 1.10.19
SE Version Supported: SEP 1.0
STEP 3 | LAUNCH AND REGISTER RapidSE DESKTOP
nce installed, please launch either version of RapidSE Desktop, and follow the on-screen instructions to register your software. Upon registration, you will be emailed a licence key, and any documentation appropriate to your software license version.