Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

This is a tutorial about how to install MediaTek LinkIt ONE on Mac OS X.

Task 1: Download the Arduino IDE 1.5.7 for Mac (Java 7)

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

Click the following link to download directly or visit the official website of Arduino.

http://arduino.cc/download.php?f=/arduino-1.5.7-macosx-java7-r2.zip

After download finished, unzip it and move the Arduino.app to the folder /Applications.

Task 2: Check the Java version

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

Since the SDK requires Java 7 on Mac, please launch the terminal and type java -version. If the result is 1.7.xxx, then your java version is 7. However, if it shows 1.8.xxx, you should remove java 8 first.

Type the following command in terminal to remove java 8:

sudo rm -rf /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk.jdk

sudo rm -rf /Library/PreferencePanes/JavaControlPanel.prefPane

sudo rm -rf /Library/Internet\ Plug-Ins/JavaAppletPlugin.plugin

Then install the java 7, click the following link,

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/down…

and click “Accept License Agreement”, and then download “jdk-7u79-macosx-x64.dmg”.

After all finished, you may need to restart your computer.

Task 3: Download the Linkit ONE SDK for Mac OS X

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

http://labs.mediatek.com/site/global/developer_tools/mediatek_linkit/sdk_intro/index.gsp

Task 4: Setup the LinkIt ONE driver

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

Unzip the LinkIt ONE SDK. Open the folder then open driver, and launch BMCDCACM_Driver to install the driver.

Task 5: Install the SDK

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

Launch terminal and type cd “the address of your LinkIt ONE SDK folder “.

For example, cd ~/Desktop/MediaTek_LinkIt_SDK_for_Arduino_Mac_1_1_11

And then type ./install_linkIt_sdk -i /Applications/Arduino.app to install it.

Task 6: Update the firmware of your LinkIt ONE

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X
Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

First you should make LinkIt ONE switch to “mass storage mode”, just switch the button on the board from UART to MS.

Then exectue the /Applications/Arduino.app/Contents/Java/hardware/tools/mtk/FirmwareUpdater.app, to update the firmware.

Task 7: All done!

Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X
Install LinkIt ONE SDK on Mac OS X

Reference:
MediaTek LinkIt” ONE Developer’s Guide

http://labs.mediatek.com/fileMedia/download/5fed7907-b2ba-4000-bcb2-016a332a49fd

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