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PC control

Connecting to a PC

The USB interface of the tinySA can operate in two modes.

During normal operation the Serial over USB mode (also called console mode) is active. Only when updating the firmware the DFU mode is used. For this see Updating the firmware
The drivers for the Serial over USB mode are built in Window and Linux so there are no drivers to install. Simply connect the tinySA to your PC using the supplied USB cable.
Once connected you can either use a terminal program (such as Tera Term ) or you can use an PC application to control the tinySA

Three software's to control the tinySA are available. All are able to capture the screen of the tinySA


A small python library to control the tinySA and tinySA Ultra is available from here: This should run on both Windows, Linux and maybe also on MacOS


For windows there is the tinySA-App, still in its infancy. TinyAS-App can control both tinySA models.

The executable can also be downloaded from here:

In case you can not connect to the tinySA, open the Windows Device Manager and see if the "USB Serial device" device appears when you connect the tinySA. If an "Unknown Device" appears, right click on the Unknown Device and click "Uninstall Device". Switch the tinySA off and on and see if now the "USB Serial Device" appears.

Linux (and Windows and Mac)

A python application with a graphical user interface can be found here

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