The r0ket was developed as the badge for the Chaos Communication Camp 2011. Besides being a shiny electronic name tag, the r0ket is an easy to use full featured microcontroller development board. We want to encourage you to tinker with your r0ket.
On first bootup, you will have to go to two configuration screens. Don't worry about the settings, you can change them later.
After turning your r0ket on, you will be in the “nickname display” state. By pressing Fire you go to the Main Menu
The black thingie below the display left of the on/off switch is a joystick. It has the typical four directions and fire. In this wiki “DOWN” dosnt mean to press the stick down (towards the PCB) but pressing the joystick in the DOWN direction (towards the r0ket fins). Pressing towards the PCB is typicallly names “Fire”, “Return” or “Enter”.
The Main Menu consists of 5 entries. Choose with you joystick by UP/DOWN and press it to select an entry. You will drop back to the nickname display after 15 seconds of inactivity
config selects the config editor. execute lets you choose between the different l0dables on your r0ket, and run them. messages lets you view messages your r0ket received via the mini-mesh. nick lets you edit your nickname and configure your nickname-display. usb_storage enters MSC mode. Your r0ket will be accessible as mass storage device via usb, so you can edit its contents from your computer. Another joystick click will drop back to the main menu. Note: This will hang if there is no USB connected. Simply turn your r0ket off and on again if this happens.
Joystick up/down to select the option to edit, and right/left to change a value. Changes will be active immedeately, but only preserved across a power-cycle if you select the “Save changes:” point at the top of the menu.
You can leave the config menu at any time by pressing the joystick.
The available config options are:
A few l0dable modules have been pre-loaded on your badge
The messages menu displays all the messages you received from the mesh. To view a message HOLD the stick down. There may be more messages on your display, the main types are: