Get Started with the Intel® Edison Development Board on Windows* 64-bit

The Intel® Edison compute module next to a Windows* desktop with 64-bit text overlay

This step-by-step guide will help you:

  • Assemble and connect cables to your Intel® Edison board
  • Run the setup tool to install USB drivers and flash your Intel® Edison board's firmware
  • Set a device password and connect your development board to Wi-Fi*

Host Operating System Requirements

This guide is for the following 64-bit Windows* systems: Windows* 7, 8, 10

Do you have a different OS?
See the getting started guides for Windows* 32-bit, Mac OS X*, or Linux*.

Physical Material Requirements

The Intel® Edison compute module is meant to be used with a breakout board and is typically bought together with a kit containing the compute module and a breakout board.

Supported kits are listed below, along with required materials, and a link to get started for your specific breakout board.

Intel® Edison Kit for Arduino* Intel® Edison Breakout Board Kit

Parts in your Kit

Contents of the Intel® Edison Kit for Arduino* retail box

  • 1 Intel® Edison compute module
  • 2 Arduino* expansion board
  • 3 Assembly hardware

Contents of the Intel® Edison Breakout Board Kit retail box

  • 1 Intel® Edison compute module
  • 2 Mini breakout board
  • 3 Assembly hardware

Additional Cables Required

Additional cables include two micro USB cables and DC power supply

  • 4 Micro-B USB to Standard-B USB cables (x 2)
  • 5 Direct current (DC) power supply (see specs)

Additional cables include two micro USB cables

  • 4 Micro-B USB to Standard-B USB cables (x 2)

Get Started

Choose an option below to view instructions for your specific breakout board.

Assemble the Arduino* expansion board › Assemble the mini breakout board ›
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