How to set up the Up Board with Basler Dart

In this tutorial, you will find out how to successfully install and set up Up Board with the Basler Dart and Pylon software. For this installation, you will need a Up Board and the Basler Dart camera.


1. Things you need

  • Is the heat sink attached to the CPU
  • Is the RTC Battery plugged in the pin header
  • Power adapter with 3-4A @ 5V. 5.5/2.1mm DC jack
  • Up Board
  • Screen
  • HDMI cable with type A male connector
  • Keyboard & mouse to control your up board Basler
  • dart camera
  • USB 3.0 OTG cable and adapter
  • USB Drive for loading the OS (min. 2 GB)

2. Installing OS

For OS you can choose between:

  • Ubuntu
  • Windows 10

Ubuntu: To install Ubuntu, please follow the instructions of this Page

Windows: To install Windows10 you can download the Install guide for Microsoft Windows 10 and follow the instructions to setup your UP board. Alternatively you can follow the Videos and Tutorials from the Up Community:

3. Installing Pylon

For Ubuntu

  • choose pylon Camera Software Suite Linux x86 (64 Bit)
  • follow the instructions in readme.txt to install the software

For Windows

  • choose pylon Camera Software Suite Windows
  • execute the .exe

4. Run Basler dart camera with pylon

  • Connect the Basler dart camera via USB3 cable and USB3 OTG cable adapter to USB3 OTG port of UP Board
  • Launch the pylon Viewer
  • Double-click on the dart camera in the pylon Viewer’s camera tree to open the camera
  • Click on the Continuous Shot button in the pylon Viewer to display a camera live view
  • More information about the pylon Camera Software Suite can be found at

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