Tag: WiFi

NexGen WiFi Module User Guide

Introduction In this guide we will discuss the functionality and use of the NexGen modules.  The NexGen module implements all the same functionality from our previously supplied WiFi Bluetooth and USB modules but adds additional functionality including a simple web interface for configuration, Bluetooth interface, USB interface, we built in web interface for rudimentary control of select relay products, and MQTT compatibility.  We will now cover the configuration of the module. Configuring the NexGen module To configure a new NexGen module make sure it is installed in a Host board(Relay controller or other product) and it’s LED is flashing Blue.

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Linux Relay Controller using Netcat for Ethernet and WiFi

Linux users can easily control NCD Ethernet and WiFi relay boards using Netcat.  Netcat provides a convenient method for Linux users to send and receive TCP data over a network port, ideal for sensor monitoring and relay control applications.  Netcat is available for free download, users may read more about it here.  This tutorial will demonstrate the steps necessary to use Netcat for relay control applications. Step 1: Finding the IP Address First you need to know the controller’s IP address. The controller sends out a UDP broadcast on port 13000. You can listen for that broadcast through netcat by

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(Deprecated – Legacy Hardware) WiFi Communications Module Quick Start Guide

WiFi Communications Module​SpecificationsRange TestingFeaturesFrom the ManufacturerUsage & Electrical Specfications:Setup and InstructionsStep 1:Step 2:Step 3:Step 4:Step 5:Testing WiFi CommunicationsTroubleshootingInstalling USB DriversUnable to Connect to your NetworkThis module is no longer sold by NCD and this guide is here for existing applications that use it. For the replacement module and links to the documentation for it see the product “WiFi Communications Module with Bluetooth USB MQTT“ WiFi Communications Module​ Our WiFi communications module make it easy to connect your office or home network to the entire range of NCD Industrial controllers.  WiFi 802.11 b/g protocols are supported with this interface module, allowing

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