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Wireless DMX network

Post by lostcowboyrob »

Please help. I am building a pc based lighting controller for a club I work for. Using Freestyler, ArtNet to DMX interface, Linksys router, DMX signal amplifier and of course LED lights and dimmer packs. The ArtNet interface has a IP address of 2.0.0.1 and sub net of 255.0.0.0
I was able to make all devices worked WIRED to my computer but I cannot make them work using the router.
When using router, As per instructions with the ArtNet interface, I reconfigured the network & internet setting to the above IP and sub net. It will work (THE FIRST TIME) when I open freestyler but stops after that.
EXAMPLE...Everything set up. freestyler open...RGBW fixture number 1 set to full red, COMES ON. LED light number 2 set to full blue. COMES ON. Back to light number 1 ADD WHITE...NOTHING. Light 2 add green. NOTHING. Unplug interface power, plug back in... Light 1 White is added to red, light 2 green is added to blue, but nothing else will change on either light unless I once again unplug power and plug back in. DOESN"T SEEM TO BE TALKING PROPERLY TO EACH OTHER
Any ideas are appreciated
Rob
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Re: Wireless DMX network

Post by Mattotone »

Artnet doesn't work over wifi as most home routers block multicast traffic over wifi.

I think in freestyler if you enter the IP address of your artnet adapter into the broadcast address Freestyler will send unicast packets which will work over wifi.
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