I am forwarding the email below that went to lead contacts in TIMS regarding the controller.
When you receive your control system kit, one of the first things you will find upon opening the box is a pink sheet instructing you to update your software. The information on the sheet is accurate, however, we want to make it clear that the software should be updated only AFTER you have completed the ‘Out of the Box Benchtop Test’ as instructed in Chapters 1 and 2 of the FRC Control System Manual found on
The best way to ensure success with the new system is to follow, step by step, the instructions found in the manual, starting with Chapter 1.
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