Can I use an "Access Point" instead of a router for my light(s)?
Yes, you can connect to your Access Point as long as this one includes a built in DHCP-server. A DHCP-server is necessary for the basic setup of your lights. The DHCP will send out a signal and assigns an IP-address to your fixture so that the Heliospectra control software ( helioCONNECT ) will be able to communicate with your fixture. Once the lP has been assigned you'll be able to control and monitor your Heliospectra lights easily and quick.
Router setup - detailed
Pre-steps For detailed information about your specific router setup, please contact your router manufacturer. The following example complies to a WIFI Netgear N150 WNR1000 router. Make sure all your physical equipment is connected properly. Each ...
Setup light(s) directly to your laptop
If you cant reach your lights, and/or you suspect there may be issues with your router, there are alternative ways reaching your light(s). Also, this is a good walk-through if you want to check if a connection issue is in your lights or in your ...
Setup/activate my light(s) WIFI-function
Presteps First make sure that your light can support the WIFI upgrade. To do this look at the first 6 serial numbers on your light. If the light has a serial number starting with 002.005, then the light will support the WIFI upgrade. If the light has ...
To have the recipes downloaded to your computer you press right-click on each file below and choose "save as" and download your desired light recipe(s): G plate - vegetation promotion C plate - vegetation promotion C plate - flowering promotion ...
Setup group(s) of lights in network
When your facility includes a high amount of fixtures, we recommend you to have a (dedicated) network to connect specifically for these units. This network allows you to separate the total amount of units in different group(s). Every group will ...