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Offline hoggy46

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Creston IP control
« on: June 27, 2014, 10:23:40 pm »
Is there a published protocol for IP control for systems such as crestron?
« Last Edit: June 28, 2014, 11:24:07 am by Maasbommel »

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Re: IP control
« Reply #1 on: June 28, 2014, 08:32:08 am »
Someone with crestron  knowledge would have to create a plug in or profile which matches either the  players Net Api spec, or its simpler Web Remote spec.

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Re: IP control
« Reply #2 on: June 28, 2014, 09:06:13 am »
And I thought I was the only Crestron guy here ;)

See attached. Stuff it through a TCP/IP client on port 1187d.

I also did a basic Simpl+ module with TCP/IP built in, but I prefer the Simpl approach.

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Re: IP control
« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2014, 10:11:46 am »
We should find a permanent place for this information.  I guess it can  only perform  the remote control part of the Net API?

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Re: IP control
« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2014, 10:31:31 am »
Yes, it uses the "rc" commands with a bit of logic thrown in for discrete power feedback.

I did post it a while ago on the Net Api beta forum but being fairly niche it didn't attract much interest.

My house is pretty full on Crestron controlled and I've used this flawlessly ever since the Net Api spec was released - a testament to the robustness of the Med.

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #5 on: June 28, 2014, 05:45:08 pm »
Awesome, thank you.  I'll put this to use right away.  Full blown Crestron house here as well.

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2014, 02:03:00 pm »
Thank you for the module monkeywash!!

I am looking for a solid media player for clients that plays multi formats.
I have been following the Mede8ter product for some time now and it looks great, though I have never had a Mede8ter unit to test.
It must be solid, stable and easy to use (not so bright are clients some..)
I have worked with the Dune media player at multiple client's sites but have started to hate it.......I can go on for hours.....

This Media player needs to be controlled by Crestron too.

monkeywash and hoggy46 - Are you happy with this product? (i know it's a Mede8ter forum.....but the best place to discuss design and interface formalities)

Embedding a link to the Mede8ter App for UI media feed back will be great, that is if it is available on the app.... I'll need to test.

Kind Regards,
Evan

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #7 on: July 06, 2014, 12:35:12 pm »
Hi Evan,

After using Meds for a few years now, I can say that they are pretty damned rock solid devices.

So yes, once set up correctly, they just work!

Format compatibility is excellent, and playback utterly flawless as long as you have your network set up properly.

I tried all sorts of players before settling for the Med - I tried Popcornhour, Netgear EVA, Media PCs - I even had the Kaleidescape rep demo their kit.

Nothing comes close and if you skin it nice and subtly, it's a great bit of kit for CI.

So yes, I'm perfectly happy with them, and they play nicely with Crestron.

The only caveat I'll put on it for CI is that <discreet off> is really a <standby> where the LAN card (and several other parts of the board!) stay active, so it can respond to TCP commands.

If you turn off with the remote or front buttons, the thing is then deaf to the LAN.

Two ways around this in an install would be either to have an IR backup <on> command in your program somewhere which is not ideal as it needs an eye or blaster sticking somewhere, or just make sure the customer can switch on at the front panel.

In reality, barring power cuts or finger trouble, it's never an issue.

I'm not sure if Apsolute's App has 3rd party control enabled or not and if so what the URL is - worth sending him a message to find out.

My sincere advice is to buy a Med immediately and start playing!

Attached is the Crestron IR driver in case you need it..

Mark

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2014, 06:51:38 pm »
Hey Guys!
Could anyone post the mede8er IP protocol itself please?

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2014, 07:52:08 am »
Hey Guys!
Could anyone post the mede8er IP protocol itself please?

dmitry,

Have added you to the closed netapi board, you will now be able to access that board from the main forum page on the bottom.

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2014, 09:16:39 pm »
Hi,
I am looking for some more details about the IP protocoll to develop a home automation module to FHEM.
FHEM is an opensource home automation project and I am using it for years now. It would be nice to have my MED1000X3d integrated.

Thanks

merlin

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #11 on: August 31, 2014, 06:48:29 am »
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I am looking for some more details about the IP protocoll to develop a home automation module to FHEM.
FHEM is an opensource home automation project and I am using it for years now. It would be nice to have my MED1000X3d integrated.

Have added you to the NETAPI Group

http://www.mede8erforum.com/index.php/board,146.0.html

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #12 on: November 21, 2014, 06:19:29 pm »
Could you please grant me access to the netapi board also.  I am looking to buy a Mede8er player but will need to control it from my custom home theater PC which controls the entire theater

Thanks in advance

Barry Gordon

PS I get a lot of "This page can not be displayed" and after several retries it goes through

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Re: Third party IP control
« Reply #13 on: July 01, 2015, 11:28:25 pm »
Would you please grant me access to the NETAPI Group and board?

I am an Elan g! dealer and I would like to determine if I can integrate one of your units, first 1 way and later 2 way using the soon to be release LUA API.

Thanks,

Rolando Cordero
www.audiocinema.net

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Re: Creston IP control
« Reply #14 on: July 02, 2015, 09:00:35 pm »
Would you please grant me access to the NETAPI Group and board?

I am an Elan g! dealer and I would like to determine if I can integrate one of your units, first 1 way and later 2 way using the soon to be release LUA API.

Thanks,

Rolando Cordero
www.audiocinema.net

Added. You should be able to see the section now on the main forum page.
Read the  Mede8er 400X/500X Beginners Guide
or Mede8er 500X2/400X2/450X2 Beginners Guide

Also check the Couto X3D Newbies Guide first.

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