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ECG-P2 and LOR S3 NOT Communicating

Discussion in 'EthConGateway by Joshua 1 Systems' started by Dave H, Dec 14, 2014.

  1. Dave H

    Dave H Apprentice Elf

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    OK, originally had problems with my P-2 but was found that it was a bad Ethernet chip which Ed replaced. (that was a previous post from last month) Great customer service from J1SYS right before Thanksgiving!!

    However, I am still having issues controlling the P-2 through LOR. I’ll try to provide the current overview:
    • Installed a separate Ethernet card in computer specifically for E1.31 use;
    • Connected to a 4 port switch which is then connected to the P-2;
    • Can connect to the P-2 using the default 10.10.10.10 address. There is one string of (50) WS2811 pixels connected and they cycle correctly through the test pattern; and
    • Created a short 45 second test sequence in LOR S3 – nothing worked (I’ll circle back to this).
    Went to XLights
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    Could not run the P-2 in Xlights while in multicast. Switched to unicast and all test patterns contained in Xlights work; and
    · Converted the LOR test sequence to a Xlights sequence and the test sequence runs in Xlights (under unicast only).
    Now back to LOR
    · USB-485B connected and open control panel. Com listener recognizes universe 1 and is “listening on port 5568”
    · Under network preferences I have both the DMX listener port and E1.31 port set to 5568 (have tried this both with multicast and unicast 10.10.10.10);
    · All of the 50 channels in the sequence are pointing to universe 1; and
    · Click play (ensuring control lights is checked) and…………………………..NOTHING
    Where am I going wrong??

    Fortunately I am not doing a show this year so I am not pressed to get this resolved immediately but would like to be confident in being able to run some pixels next year.
     
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    Can you show us some screenshots of the P2 configuration pages?
     
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    Main Page System Info Statistics String Stats String Config Effect Config Strobe Config IP Config XML Config Reboot Master
    EthConGateway HTML configuration and diagnostic console
    [table][tr] [td]ConfigXML Status:[/td] [td] [/td] [td]OK[/td] [td] [table][tr][td][/td][/tr][/table][/t][/td][/tr] [tr] [td]ConfigXML Network:[/td] [td] [/td] [td]<network> element in XML.[/td] [td][/td][td][/td][/tr] [tr] [td]Test Pattern:[/td] [td] [/td] [td]Off[/td] [td][/td][td][/td][/tr]
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    EthConGateway String Statistics
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    OK, looks like the signal is getting through as the universe is updating.

    Just to save a bit of time, as I dont have a lot of it at the moment, I can if you like Teamview (http://www.teamviewer.com) into your computer and have a look at settings.

    If you want to do that install the above application then come into our Chatroom and give me the 9-digit ID and 4-digit password.
     
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    anyone else running LOR S3 to control thier ECG-P2 or P12 without issues??
     
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    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    Is the "control lights" remaining ticked? If it isn't then that is usually an indication that there is a universe or lor controller in the sequence that isn't being found.
    To test connectivity and that there isn't a router/firewall issue I'd give da_e131 from http://www.da-share.com/software/da_e131/ a go. You can try it on unicast and multicast.
     
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    Thanks AAH,
    Download the software and in Unicast mode, the controller works like a charm. Goes through the fades and chases without any issue. Switch over to Multimode amd not a thing happens.
     
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    possibly multicast blocked in your router. IMO better off using unicast anyway. I use multiple P2's and up to a few days ago used them with LOR without problem (except for a little lag here and there). Because of the lag I switched to FPP for my show computer
     
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    And your P2s work with LOR S3??
    In unicast, multicast or both??
    Did you have any problems with your setup??
     

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