Setting up NodeMCU 8266

Getting Started with setting up the NodeMCU 8266 board

Site: https://www.silabs.com/products/development-tools/software/usb-to-uart-bridge-vcp-drivers

The CP210x USB to UART Bridge Virtual COM Port (VCP) drivers are required for device operation as a Virtual COM Port to facilitate host communication with CP210x products. These devices can also interface to a host using the direct access driver. These drivers are static examples detailed in application note 197: The Serial Communications Guide for the CP210x, download an example below:

AN197: The Serial Communications Guide for the CP210x

Step 1. Download Software

The CP210x Manufacturing DLL and Runtime DLL have been updated and must be used with v6.0 and later of the CP210x Windows VCP Driver.

Download for Windows 10 Universal (v10.1.4)

Platform Software Release Notes
Download Silicon Labs VCP Software for WindowsWindows 10 Universal Download VCP (2.3 MB) Download VCP Revision History

Step 2. Install Software

Install the CP210xVCPInstaller_x64.exe for 64-bit platform.

 

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