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Using a Smart switch for Remote IP 10.0??

So—I am new to using any type of remote operations. I thought I needed a way to disconnect the radio in case it locks up or something goes amuck. I have bought one (1) Homemaxs wifi sockets to use for this purpose.

At this point in time I am still trying to connect the switch to the network however it’s be unsuccessful.

I believe the reason for this is because our IP address starts with 10.0?? .

The router is a new ARRIS from Xfinity which supports both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz.

In the shack--- both the Flex and computer are connected directly to the router.

So as it stands right now—any type of smart switch/controller will not work.

Any help from others would be appreciated.

Regards,

Larry



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Answers

  • Paul LeachPaul Leach Member ✭✭
    edited August 2018
    Updated the firmware. I usually do this with ne2 device
  • Buford, W4HVWBuford, W4HVW Member
    edited July 2019
    i use the remoterig RC-1216H. It turns the rig on & off and will control the rotor. You can get it at HRO. they have great tech support.
  • edited June 2018
    What firmware are the talking about?
  • Paul LeachPaul Leach Member ✭✭
    edited June 2018
    Hi Larry. Think I may have misunderstood smart switch. I was thinking of a WEMO device (as a **** switch in case flex needs remote turning off) However. I am based in UK and patiently waiting for my 6400 but following the threads in the meantime. Paul
  • rjguidrysrrjguidrysr Member
    edited June 2018
    Do you have a Jinvoo Smart app loaded on phone to control?
    Also you might need to do a port forward on the router?
    I use Power Pro, Iris, and WebControl devices and all work well remotely
  • edited June 2018
    Thanks to rjguidrysr I am up and running. I also rebooted the router. Not sure which solution worked but it's running now!

    Thank You
    Larry
  • rjguidrysrrjguidrysr Member
    edited June 2018
    Great that is what counts. Russ K5OA

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