First steps with COM4LAB

Accessing a COM4LAB course in LeyLab

You can find all COM4LAB courses in LeyLab under LD Experiments in the section Technology. All licenced courses are also listed on the Licences page.

On the page of each course you find the interactive students' and teacher's version in the Documents tab. You can give your students access to the course using the Share button.

Connecting to a COM4LAB Master Unit

Setup

Before the first use, you must connect the COM4LAB Master Unit to your WiFi network:

  1. Download and install COM4LAB Configure on a PC.

    Download COM4LAB Configure for Windows

  2. Connect the COM4LAB Master Unit to the PC via USB.
  3. Open COM4LAB Configure. Select the COM4LAB Master Unit in the list on the left side.
  4. Go to the WiFi tab. Enter the details of your WiFi network in the Client section at the top and click Save in Master Unit and Activate on the right.
  5. Remove the USB cable and restart the Master Unit.
You can use COM4LAB Configure also to update the firmware of the COM4LAB Master Unit. Connect the Master Unit via USB and go to the Firmware tab.

Usage

In a COM4LAB course opened on any device in the same network, you can now connect to the Master Unit:

  1. Click on the WiFi symbol in the title bar of the course.
  2. Enter the four digit PIN of the Master Unit and confirm with Enter.

    The PIN is written on a sticker on the side of the Master Unit. If the sticker is missing, you can look up the PIN in COM4LAB Configure. The PIN is displayed directly in the list on the left side.

  3. The WiFi symbol becomes green. The Master Unit is now connected.

Setup

Connect the Master Unit via network cable with your network.

You can use COM4LAB Configure to update the firmware of the COM4LAB Master Unit. Connect the Master Unit via USB and go to the Firmware tab.

Download COM4LAB Configure for Windows

Usage

In a COM4LAB course opened on any device in the same network, you can now connect to the Master Unit:

  1. Click on the WiFi symbol in the title bar of the course.
  2. Enter the four digit PIN of the Master Unit and confirm with Enter.

    The PIN is written on a sticker on the side of the Master Unit. If the sticker is missing, you can look up the PIN in COM4LAB Configure. The PIN is displayed directly in the list on the left side.

  3. The WiFi symbol becomes green. The Master Unit is now connected.

Setup

  1. Download and install COM4LAB Configure on a PC.

    Download COM4LAB Configure for Windows

  2. Connect the COM4LAB Master Unit to the PC via USB.
  3. Open COM4LAB Configure. Select the COM4LAB Master Unit in the list on the left side.
  4. Go to the USB tab. A network connection of the Master Unit is now simulated and it is ready to connect to any COM4LAB course.
  5. Check the Autostart checkbox, if you do not want to start COM4LAB Configure each time before connecting to a COM4LAB course. In this case you can exit COM4LAB Configure now.
You can use COM4LAB Configure also to update the firmware of the COM4LAB Master Unit. Connect the Master Unit via USB and go to the Firmware tab.

Usage

  1. Connect the COM4LAB Master Unit to the PC via USB.

    If you have not checked Autostart, open COM4LAB Configure and go to the USB tab.

  2. Click on the WiFi symbol in the title bar of the course.
  3. The WiFi symbol becomes green. The Master Unit is now connected.