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Re: Switcher problems and Rivendell
To: "CRTech" <crtech@crtech.org>
Subject: Re: Switcher problems and Rivendell
From: "kgms Tucson" <940kgms@gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, September 13, 2013 14:12
> Yeah, Terry that makes a lot of sense. In fact I think initially when we
> had the problem we switched out the cable for the port thinking the same
> thing. The hard part is that A the problem started with an upgrade and B
> Wide Orbit has said they believe it is a code problem.
>
> I think on Monday I will try switching the com port used to see if that
> changes anything. We are currently using COM1 which is integrated on the
> motherboard.  As far as paralleling the output, I don't know how to do
> that. Would that be splitting the cable itself?
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 12:37 PM, Terry Cowan <tcowan@knlr.com> wrote:
>
> > If I might suggest, to determine whether it is the automation or
switcher,
> > parallel the output of the automation serial port and feed it into
another
> > computer and using hyperterminal or other sofware monitor the serial
> > commands to the switcher to see if they are correct.  Intermittent
suggests
> > a poor connection or failing serial port or bug in the software which is
> > not
> > likely if other users are using it without a problem.
> > Terry Cowan
> > KNLR/KNLX
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "kgms Tucson" <940kgms@gmail.com>
> > To: "CRTech" <crtech@crtech.org>
> > Sent: Friday, September 13, 2013 11:37
> > Subject: Re: [CRTech] Switcher problems and Rivendell
> >
> >
> > > Looks like our switcher is set to 9600 if I am understanding the Dip
> > > switches correctly.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 11:27 AM, kgms Tucson <940kgms@gmail.com>
wrote:
> > >
> > > > Interesting. See I don't understand this stuff as well. There is a
> > setting
> > > > for the Baud Rate. It is set to 9600. I can move put it down to
4800. I
> > > > need to see what Broadcast tools requires
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 11:08 AM, Fred Gleason
> > <fredg@paravelsystems.com>wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> On Sep 13, 2013, at 13:35 27, kgms Tucson wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >> > Bill which version of Wide Orbit are you on? And what is your
> > switcher?
> > > >> It
> > > >> > appears to be a problem with WO 3.5.xx with the SS16.4 switcher
from
> > > >> > broadcast tools. We have thee stations which switch multiple
times
> > an
> > > >> hour
> > > >> > and only 1 has the issue. The other two use SS8.2 switchers.
> > > >>
> > > >> Hmm.  Sounds like you have a buffer overflow problem on the SS16.4.
> > The
> > > >> basic issue is that W/O is sending data to the SS16.4 faster than
it
> > can
> > > >> process it.  End result: only part of the overall set of switch
> > commands
> > > >> get executed.
> > > >>
> > > >> What baud rate is W/O using to talk to the SS16.4?  You might want
to
> > try
> > > >> reducing this.  We had an RD site with this hardware where we ended
up
> > > >> having to back the baud rate down to 2400 bps to get the commands
to
> > > >> execute reliably.
> > > >>
> > > >> Cheers!
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> >
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> > > >> |                           |               Paravel Systems
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