Quick Tip: Checking Network IP Address Settings ( solving communication errors)

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Quick Tip: Checking Network IP Address Settings ( solving communication errors)

Post by martyscncgarage »

I created this quickie video to help trouble shoot Ethernet communication between. Acorn and the CNCPC. The Centroid cnc software upon installation will automatically configure the ethernet port if you followed the quick start guide on the Acorn web page,(http://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_diy ... guide.html)

If you are still having ethernet issues this video shows you how to determine if the CNCPC ethernet port is working and then, if it is communicating with the Acorn CNC Controller. You can validate that your CNC PC's network address of 10.168.41.1 is configured properly. As well as to use Windows PING to test it and test communications with Acorn's fixed IP address of 10.168.41.2

If you are having problems, post which IP address (CNC PC or ACORN) you could not Ping in your post.
As always, BE SURE to follow Centroid's Windows 10 Setup video. Remember this is a motion controlling PC, not a gaming PC or to play Angry Birds on! :D



be sure to have windows setup properly.. viewtopic.php?f=61&t=1456&p=8872&hilit=windows+10#p8872
no USB Ethernet adapters, use a shielded Ethernet cable, no anti virus software installed.
Reminder, for support please follow this post: viewtopic.php?f=20&t=383
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Re: Quick Tip: Checking Network IP Address Settings

Post by cnckeith »

How to Ping Acorn CNC control board and CNCPC ethernet connection




Be sure to have windows setup properly.. viewtopic.php?f=61&t=1456&p=8872&hilit=windows+10#p8872

no USB Ethernet adapters, use a shielded Ethernet cable, no anti virus software installed.


Things that will cause com errors

1.) using a RJ45 a bulk head connector

2.) Using a regular non-shielded Ethernet cable

3.) Using a USB Ethernet adapter.

4.) Ethernet adapter drivers on CNC PC haven't been updated

5.) ANY type of anti virus software installed, you can't just simply turn it off you have to uninstall it

6.) Windows fire wall blocking cncm.exe, cncr.exe, or cnct.exe

7.) Windows or Laptop bios power saving feature turning off the Ethernet adapter, Windows resetting the ip address automatically. Un select “Obtain an IP address automatically” in Windows ethernet adapter settings and select “ Use the following IP address”

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Need support? READ THIS POST first. http://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1043
All Acorn Documentation is located here: viewtopic.php?f=60&t=3397
Answers to common questions: viewforum.php?f=63
and here viewforum.php?f=61
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Re: Quick Tip: Checking Network IP Address Settings ( solving communication errors)

Post by cnckeith »

Need support? READ THIS POST first. http://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1043
All Acorn Documentation is located here: viewtopic.php?f=60&t=3397
Answers to common questions: viewforum.php?f=63
and here viewforum.php?f=61
Gear we use but don't sell. https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _gear.html
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