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This guide applies to all Duet 2 Wifi / Ethernet / Maestro boards, and Duet 3 boards running in stand alone mode (no connected Raspberry Pi). The picture of the board may be different from yours.

Connect the Duet to your PC with the USB cable provided. Do not connect other power supplies at this stage.

Windows users, download the USB drivers for Duet here and extract the files to a suitable location.

To install drivers, open Device Manager by pressing Windows Key + R and type devmgmt.msc, or launch from the Start menu by typing "Device Manager". On Windows 10, you can right-click on the Start icon and click on "Device Manager".

Look for any devices with a yellow triangle, or for any "Generic USB" devices which would indicate that the Duet driver is not installed.

If a USB device does show the yellow triangle, or as a Generic USB device, right click on the device. Click Install Driver and browse to the location of the driver that was downloaded at the beginning of this step. Continue setup by clicking "Next" until the device driver has been installed.

Mac OSX users have no drivers to install. To check the Duet is recognised open Applications > Utilities > System Information, under Hardware > USB for a 'Duet' entry. For the Serial Port name, open Applications > Utilities > Terminal, run ls /dev/tty.*. The Duet uses a port with USB in the name, e.g. /dev/tty.usbmodem1411

Linux users have no drivers to install. To check the Duet is recognised open a Terminal window and send lsusb, which should show an entry for the Duet. For the Serial Port name, send ls /dev/tty*, which should show an entry /dev/ttyACM[number]. This is the port the Duet is using.

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