I have a successful connection using a USB but I am limited by length and don’t feel like constantly moving my laptop all the time. I am trying to set up a connection using ethernet but seem to be unsuccessful. I have a vonet device to bridge or a long ethernet cable to use. Could someone be willing to help walk me through the steps to get it connected? I have a Trocen 708s
I have the 708C version with a Vonets VAP11G.
I set the IP address on the bridge to 192.168.1.0
then set the IP address of the device (LO-X7) to 192.168.1__.0__ in Lightburn.
this is set under devices (lower right).
I tried a different bridge but it seems to work best using the Vonets.
works well for me.
I’m using a Trocen AWC708s controller not a Rudia and from what I have understood from Lightburn PI bridge is that it only works with Rudia. I could be wrong. I’m gonna give Deans method a shot and see what happens later this morning.
To assist with clarification, the LightBurn Bridge was not designed for, nor will work with, the Trocen family of motion controllers. Additionally, the LightBurn bridge is not a simple WIFI extender / bridge. It’s a Raspberry Pi running custom firmware that understands the Ruida protocol and alters it, allowing one to use a WIFI network with the Ruida, without fear of packet drops.
The LightBurn Bridge was created by LightBurn to get around some of the limitations of Ruida controllers. Ruida uses the UDP network protocol, which does not guarantee data transmission, and is therefore not reliable enough to use over WIFI. Mac users often do not have a network port on their computers, and running a network cable is often impractical or cumbersome. In addition, Apple’s device driver for the USB connection to the Ruida has issues that often cause data loss.
Thanks so much! I was able to get it running by setting it up this way!
For everyone else that is trying to set a Trocen type controller. I had to configure my Vontets VAP11G-300 to my WIFI as a hotspot. Then I had to connect it to the laser using the ethernet port on the machine. I had to Input the same IP address of the Vonets into the Trocen controller. Then I had to put that IP address under Devices ( bottom right), create manually, ethernet, and input that same IP address, then follow the rest of the steps prompted my Lightburn.
Now everything loads into the machine and moves to location like I need it to!