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 router setup. This may also be a necessary setup for some
- Please start by plugging in the power cable and
the Ethernet cable to the light. Connect the other end of power
cable to wall socket and the ethernet cable directly in to your
computers ethernet port. If you have multiple lights, connect all lights and you laptop to a switch (not a router) with ethernet cable.
- Now, you need to set your computer on static IP.
Choose any IP you wish, preferably within the range 169.254.0.2 -
169.254.255.254. Then you will need to set your network mask to 169.254.255.255. If you are uncertain how to do this procedure, please
follow this walk-through.
- Please start Helispectra software helioCONNECT scan for the light(s) and
launch the light(s). If you are uncertain how to do this, please read more here(link).
If you can´t use helioCONNECT, you could try connect the lights one light at time; by open your internet browser and type in the IP number 169.254.1.1 in your browsers URL/address field. If you still cant reach your light(s) or if you have multiple lights; please instead try typing the IP number 192.168.1.2 and go up (to 192.168.1.3, then 192.168.1.4 and 192.168.1.5 and so on..) until you find each light you are looking for.
Setup/activate my light(s) WIFI-function
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In order to allocate a specific fixture in your installation, we have a ''Blink'' mode in our helioCONNECT interface. The Blink function is specifically useful in facilities with high amount of fixtures. With this feature you have the possibility to ...
Setup group(s) of lights in network
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Router setup - detailed
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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 ...