Connecting the headset to the PC
  • 22 Sep 2021
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Connecting the headset to the PC

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The Kernel Flow headset must be connected to the provided Kernel Flow PC to be operated.


To connect the Flow headset to the Kernel Flow PC:

Image: Diagram showing how the Kernel Flow Power/Data Cable is connected.

  1. Plug the long USB-C end of the Power/Data Cable into the USB-C connector on the back of the headset.
  2. Plug the shorter USB-C end of the Power/Data Cable into the Kernel Flow Power Supply.
  3.  Plug the power supply into the same outlet or power strip as the Flow Configuration PC.
  4. Plug the USB-A end of the Power/Data Cable into a USB port on your PC.
    Image: Alert icon.
    Do not plug the Power/Data Cable into the red (Gen 2) USB port.
    The Flow device is now powered on. 
    NOTE:
    Even though a blue light illuminates on the headset, all lasers remain off until they are enabled using the Kernel Flow Desktop Application.
  5. Turn on the Kernel Flow PC and click the first icon in the Taskbar to launch the Kernel Flow Desktop Application.

Image: Kernel Flow PC desktop with Kernel Flow Desktop Application icon called out

NOTE: 
Your PC has been pre-configured by the Kernel team prior to shipment so it is ready to operate the Flow headset immediately. No login or setup is required to run the Kernel Flow Application.