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the PA2 and wifi

swetarkusswetarkus Posts: 27
edited January 2016 in DriveRack PA2
Really tried both googling & surfing....so claim my defeat !


Just setting up a XR18 mixer which also acts as an Accesspoint,
so, means the DriveRack should be able to attach to it....but it doesn't !

My phone can access the XR18,
the front on the Driverack gets no IP though. I suspect (but hope I'm wrong) that the Driverack
doesn't like the fact the wifi network has a password.

But, again, hope that's not the case as using this live, open with not password, seems less optimal.

Comments

  • DraDra Posts: 3,844
    You should call tech support.

    DRA
  • Emailed them and must say, quick response in answering....
    Will see if we sort out the issue, or maybe my misconception of what should be doable.
    (will post conclusion here)
  • DraDra Posts: 3,844
    Please do. It will be beneficial, whether a setting issue or a bad unit.

    DRA
  • Well.. situation sorted / explained..

    There's either the way to view it as I was wrong...period !
    the other would be that maybe the impression given about the PA2 is wrong (at least I got it wrong)


    No - the PA2 do not support wireless in any form as such.
    IF you attached it via LAN, then if the LAN itself has an accesspoint, then you can using android, iPhone, etc to controll it "wireless".

    Must confess I DID think the unit had wireless support of sorts,, which it simply doesn't. So..my mistake.
    It will only run wired - period. Then if you have a wireless network and connect the PA2 via LAN cable to either a switch, router or AP, then
    off course you will be able to reach it.

    Thanks,
  • DraDra Posts: 3,844
    At least you know that the unit is not malfunctioning. :?

    DRA
  • I have the same setup, I took a regular router w/wireless and mounted it into the rack and ran Ethernet cables to both the DRPA2 and the xr18 and tah dah i have wireless access to both units.....
    https://youtu.be/ikGfMbCjwG0
    https://youtu.be/xLqc_4Q4ERY
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