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[title] Static IP AddressConnect to your ROV
[* black] This is where things start getting exciting! We're now going to try connectingconnect to the ROV for the first time.
[title] Static IP AddressConnect to your ROV
[* black] This is where things start getting exciting! We're now going to try connectingconnect to the ROV for the first time.
[* icon_note] For version 2.7 ROVs, the on-board software is already installed on the BeagleBone computer. In previous versions, you would have needed to write the newest software image onto an SD card that would go into the BeagleBone, but in this case, your ROV should have everything it needs already installed onto its built in "eMMC" memory.
[* blackicon_note] The ROV has a built in static IP address of 192.168.254.1, so to connect with it, your computercomputer's ethernet IP address should have a similar address but withbe on the last number set to something other then 1. "192.168.254.2" for instance would work great. Thesame subnet, i.e. "192.168.254.2". The subnet mask should be set to 255.255.255.0.
[* blackicon_note] The ROV has a built in static IP address of 192.168.254.1, so to connect with it, your computercomputer's ethernet IP address should have a similar address but withbe on the last number set to something other then 1. "192.168.254.2" for instance would work great. Thesame subnet, i.e. "192.168.254.2". The subnet mask should be set to 255.255.255.0.
[* black] '''Windows Vista:''' go to control panel -> network and sharing center -> click on "manage network connections" on the left-hand bar. Then r-click on "local area network" -> l-click on properties -> l-click on "Internet Protocol Version 4" -> l-click on "properties" and select the option "use the following ip address" and enter in 192.168.254.*
[* black] '''Windows 7:''' go to control panel > network and internet > network and sharing center > click on "change adapter settings" on the left-hand bar. Then r-click on "local area connection" > properties > l-click on "Internet Protocol Version 4" and click on properties. Select the option "use the following ip address" and enter in 192.168.254.*
[* black] '''Windows 8:''' go to control panel > network and internet > network and sharing center > click on "change adapter settings" on the left-hand bar. Then r-click on "Ethernet" > properties > l-click on "Internet Protocol Version 4" and click on properties. Select the option "use the following ip address" and enter in 192.168.254.*
[* black] '''Mac:''' go toOS X (Mac)''': Open System Preferences > thenPreferences, click on Network > thenNetwork. Select "Edit Locations" from the Location drop down menu select "Static IP" > then click ondown. Click the (+) and create a new location called "OpenROV". Select your ethernet adapter on the left > forand select Manually from the Configure IPv4"Configure IPv4" drop down select "Manually" > then setdown. Set the IP address to 192.168.254.*192.168.254.2 and subnet mask to 255.255.255.0. Press Apply.
[* icon_reminder] You will need to open Network and change the Location to OpenROV (and press Apply) when you're using your ROV. When you're done, you will want to change the location back to Automatic so your internet works normally.
[* black] '''Mac:''' go toOS X (Mac)''': Open System Preferences > thenPreferences, click on Network > thenNetwork. Select "Edit Locations" from the Location drop down menu select "Static IP" > then click ondown. Click the (+) and create a new location called "OpenROV". Select your ethernet adapter on the left > forand select Manually from the Configure IPv4"Configure IPv4" drop down select "Manually" > then setdown. Set the IP address to 192.168.254.*192.168.254.2 and subnet mask to 255.255.255.0. Press Apply.
[* icon_reminder] You will need to open Network and change the Location to OpenROV (and press Apply) when you're using your ROV. When you're done, you will want to change the location back to Automatic so your internet works normally.

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