Finding the IP address of a product

Finding the IP address of a product

There are three methods for finding the IP address of an Art-Net product:

  1. Connect using DMX-Workshop, this will display the product in a network list along with its IP address. DMX-Workshop can be downloaded from here.
  2. Ping: Open a command line window and use the ping command. If the products are on the normal Art-Net address range, type: “ping 2.255.255.255”. This approach is best on a Mac as Macs do not support net-bios.
  3. If the product is from Artistic Licence, perform a net-bios search (Windows only). To do this, connect the product to your laptop’s network, open browser and type in one of the following net-bios names, depending upon the product you are using:
Artistic Licence Product Net-Bios name
Data-Lynx O/P DATALYNXOP
Data-Lynx I/P DATALYNXIP
Data-Lynx I/OP DATALYNXIO
Down-Lynx DownLynx
Up-Lynx UpLynx
Net-Lynx O/P NetLynxOp
Net-Lynx I/P NetLynxIp
Cata-Lynx I/P CataLynxIp
Cata-Lynx O/P CataLynxOp
Ether-Lynx II EtherLynxII
Art-Lynx O/P ArtLynxOp
Art-Lynx I/P ArtLynxIp
Art-Pipe ArtPipe
Art-Relay ArtRelay
Multichrome E2 E2MultiChrome
versaSplit ETHB input module VersaEtherB
artLynx quad artLynxquad
dataLynx II dataLynxII

 

Occasionally the net-bios cache in the browser gets out of date. To flush the cache and restart, type the following in the browser window: nbtstat -R