Smart STidget Spinner – Android

Spin your design into the Future!

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Let’s get started:

1. Insert both CR2032 coin cell into STidget Spinner
2. On your smart device, you have to allow the phone to install
SW from unknown sources. Go to your Settings/Security:

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3. Click BUTTON to download the STidget App

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4. Locate and install FutureSTidget.apk. Follow though the steps accordingly.

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5. Start the App, by tapping the icon. Follow instructions to connect with STidget Spinner through Bluetooth.

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6. The tablet and the Spinner will try to connect. Once the smart device finds the STidget, click on it. No PIN is required.

7. The spinner will exhibit the following behavior:

Mode1 - FIXED COLOR LED MODE2 - AUTOMATIC COLOR CHANGING LED MODE3 - SLEEP MODE
ConnectedUpon start up: Green on for 5 Seconds. Then Blue Flashing. Trying to connect. Typically, you would start the app on your smart device. Then Blue LED turns solid. Then turn off. FW then enters the Fixed Color LED mode. Color Change vs rpm automatically. Depending on the rpm, you will see Green, Yellow, Red or White.Green will flash twice, then go to Sleep. BLE will disconnect.
ConnectedDashboard Screen: you will see RPM and Distance being measured. LED colors are fixed. By default LED are off until you change it in the LED Control Screen. OR LED Control Screen: You can change the colors on the LEDs by selecting the color of your choice from the palette. They remain fixed.Dashboard Screen: you see will RPM and Distance measured. You cannot change the colors on the LEDs. They change automatically OR LED Control Screen: You cannot change the colors on the LEDs. They change automatically.
UnconnectedGreen on for 5 Seconds. Then Blue Flashing. Trying to connect.Color Change vs rpm; waiting for connection.Green will flash twice, then go to Sleep. BLE will stop trying to connect.

8. To cycle through the modes, depress the switch:

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9. The App has two modes which you can toggle using the icons at the bottom of the screen:

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10. Place your hand over the STidget, the Time-of-Flight sensor will measure this distance.

11. Device will go into Sleep Mode after 2 mins (FW2.0)

12. Please take off the batteries to further conserve battery life

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