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Get the Software

Go ahead and download ARC. It's fun!

[block:callout] { "type": "success", "body": "Welcome if you've just joined us from the kit assembly guide. Let's get down to calibration before assembling the outer pieces - this way if something is wrong, you won't need to take everything apart.", "title": "Hello kit assemblers!" } [/block] Download the latest version of the **ARC** software from our website. **ARC** stands for **AR**gentum **C**ontrol. But also it's kind of related to electricity. We thought it was cool at the time. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Get ARC here!", "body": "[**Download**](http://www.cartesianco.com/software)" } [/block] You can put **ARC** anywhere you like. Some people like to leave it on their computer desktop for easy access. Go ahead and run **ARC** for the first time. If there are updates available you will be prompted to install them. You may also be prompted to upgrade your firmware. If your Argentum is v1.2 - your motherboard version will be 0.82. If everything is going smoothly, ARC should automatically connect to your Argentum when launched. You should see "Connected" in the bottom left corner of ARC. If there is no connection and you are running Windows, it's probably driver related - see below. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/5kNWuPbnSauedfqeHOQ8_Screen%20Shot%202015-03-05%20at%2011.50.52%20am.png", "Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 11.50.52 am.png", "609", "500", "#5aadd7", "" ], "caption": "**ARC** connected." } ] } [/block] [block:callout] { "type": "warning", "title": "Windows drivers", "body": "If you are running Windows, you may need to install drivers. These can be found at the download link provided above." } [/block] If you still can't connect to your Argentum, check our troubleshooting guide [Here](http://wiki.cartesianco.com/Troubleshooting). Manual connection is possible via the **Console** tab at the top. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/eIbXmSsSSD2cfnkgaOxO_Screen%20Shot%202015-03-05%20at%2011.51.37%20am.png", "Screen Shot 2015-03-05 at 11.51.37 am.png", "609", "500", "#3b7dc6", "" ], "caption": "Manual connection." } ] } [/block] [**Next >**](doc:set-voltage)