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Offline caniac

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wifi
« on: February 21, 2015, 10:17:30 AM »
got the all in one kit for amazon and need to know how to setup the wifi

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Re: wifi
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2015, 10:30:11 AM »
I think that you need to be a little more specific.  The all in one kit of what and by who?

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Re: wifi
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2015, 01:09:34 PM »
CanaKit with the 150mbps 802.11n/g/b mini USB wireless adapter model number ckxw1000

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Re: wifi
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2015, 04:05:21 PM »
wifi is setup in the fpp after you have the player software all installed and running.  The setup is listed under network configuration.
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Re: wifi
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2015, 04:10:35 PM »
Plug the adapter into the Pi and load up the FPP web GUI and go to the network config.  Once there select your wlan0 adapter to configure it (ip/SSID/Password)

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Re: wifi
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2015, 09:25:31 AM »
i added the ssid and pwd, how do i test that it works?

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Re: wifi
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2015, 09:30:27 AM »
Give the Pi a reboot and then on a computer just open the fpp web gui using the IP address of the wireless adapter

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Re: wifi
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2015, 10:40:05 AM »
Plug in some speakers to hear the IP address that it was given .. :) open a browser, go to the IP and off you go.
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Re: wifi
« Reply #8 on: March 02, 2015, 06:52:20 AM »
Give the Pi a reboot and then on a computer just open the fpp web gui using the IP address of the wireless adapter

I didn't assign a ip address for the wireless adapter, just the ssid and pwd

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Re: wifi
« Reply #9 on: March 02, 2015, 08:33:04 AM »

I didn't assign a ip address for the wireless adapter, just the ssid and pwd

This is why you need to either plug in a set of speakers and listen for FPP to announce the IPs it has found or look at your wireless router's DHCP client list and try to figure it out from there.  For most users it is easier to plug in a set of speakers or headphones and listening to the IP list during boot up.
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Re: wifi
« Reply #10 on: March 02, 2015, 08:49:14 AM »
Do you happen to have the wired connection connected up also?

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Re: wifi
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2015, 02:34:29 PM »
Do you happen to have the wired connection connected up also?

yes I do.

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Re: wifi
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2015, 02:47:41 PM »
And your wireless and wired are on the same subnet?  If so set a static on both adapters and leave the gateway blank on the eth0

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Re: wifi
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2015, 05:10:17 PM »
Actually, if the intent is to use FPP with E1.31 using multi-cast packets, the eth0 connection really needs to be on a completely separate physical network that consists only of the RPI and the devices it is controlling with no physical connection to the home network.

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Re: wifi
« Reply #14 on: March 08, 2015, 09:12:36 AM »
What I am wanting to do and why I am pursuing this is I want to be able to control my show while watching it.  It is my understanding that the Pi and FPP can do that.  I will be using four LOR residential controllers and MAY use the following:

The WowLights RGB DC Controller allows you to easily add RGB lighting to your display. It comes fully assembled and can control a total of 8 RGB Nodes, Strips, or Floods with your Light-O-Rama system.

Product Specifications:
RGB Channels    8
Input Voltage    120VAC
Max Amps/Channel    4
Max Amps/Total    30

Controller can control basic RGB lighting (entire strand changes to the same color) and works with our RGB Lighting and RGB Accessories. - See more at: http://www.wowlights.com/ProductDetail.asp?Category=29&Product=528#sthash.aXdrsSRu.dpuf

I am still having an issue figuring out the wifi part.  Unplugging the ethernet cable doesn't fix it, for some reason I am not getting an IP address assigned to the wifi connection.

Am I in over my head?

 

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