This is a super quick overview of the steps you’ll need to take to get your Argon up and running. You’ll need:
- A Particle Argon
- The USB cable
- A laptop / desktop computer (Windows or Mac)
- An internet connection (and potentially a connection on your mobile phone too)
This is a quickstart guide for connecting your Argon to the CMU network for the first time and claiming your device.
If you’re connecting at CMU, the process for getting your Argon online has a few gotchas. The steps in this starter guide will walk you through the process.
Help you set up and use the command line interface (CLI) to get the MAC address (or hardware identifer) for the WiFi module of the Argon
Register your Particle with the CMU network using the http://getonline.cmu.edu tool to enable WiFi access.
Wait up to one hour for this device registration to complete!
Complete the setup using the Particle Setup Process.
If you’re connecting at home, this process is a lot easier. If you’re using your own personal network, use the following guides:
Guides on both versions are provided
If you’re running into trouble:
- Consult detailed guides provided by Particle and if you run into trouble, it will be worth looking at their connecting your Argon guide