Connecting dropControllerPC via Bluetooth

The example below uses a Windows 7 desktop system with a BlueSoleil Bluetooth dongle.

Here are the steps I use to connect to the dropController using Bluetooth.

Open the BlueSoleil Window.
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Search for new devices.
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The dropController is found and its mac address is displayed.
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Right click the newly found device and select Search Services.
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For the HC-06 I am using, 1 service is found.
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Before we can connect we need to pair. Right click the Bluetooth device and select Pair.
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This should bring up the Bluetooth Passkey Window.
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Enter the PIN. In my case I have left it to the default 1234. If the PIN is correct the Bluetooth device should Pair.
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You can now make a connection. Right click the Bluetooth device and select Connect Bluetooth SerialPort.
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If this option is not available, select Search Services again.

A connection will be made. Take a note of the Serial Port (COM port). In my case it is COM27. You will need this when connecting to the dropController.
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After a connection is made the Connected message is displayed.
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Open the dropControllerPC program. Select the correct COMport. In my case it is COM 27
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and click Connect.
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If the world likes you, the Connect button will change to Dis-connect, the large START button will turn on and the green (waiting indicator) LED on the dropController device will be on.
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You are now connected and ready to go.