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Connect M-PC to Vision using Artnet

Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2014 3:03 pm
by Edward
This post is valid for the following configurations:

Connecting M-PC to Vision 2.3 PC via Art-net.
Connecting M-PC to Vision 4 MAC via Art-net.

NOTE: Currently Martin has no known method of making M-PC broadcast Art-net locally. This guide assumes a dual computer setup.

STEP 1:

Launch M-PC and either start a new show or open an existing file.

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STEP 2:

After M-PC launches, select M-PC -> Menu from the top left corner.

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STEP 3:

Select "Network", this will be near the bottom left of your screen.

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STEP 4:

Select "Interfaces", this will be towards the bottom and has a wifi icon.

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STEP 5:

Under Settings, select static and change the M-PC's IP address, this will change your computer's IP address as well. Click Apply. (NOTE: According to Martin support, the IP address of the machine with M-PC running MUST BE in the 2.x.x.x format and Subnet Mask MUST BE 255.0.0.0)

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STEP 6:

Finally, under EtherDMX -> Settings, verify that Artnet is turned on.

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Also note that both computers MUST be in the same subnet. I.E. your vision computer must also have an ip address of 2.x.x.x and a subnet mask of 255.0.0.0.