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I'm having difficulty connecting to the EZ-Builder, I'm thinking that it has something to do with my system denying the connection?
Help would be appreciated!
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What does the Debug in ARC report when attempting connection?
Edit: Questions answered as I asked...
Is that the correct IP for the EZ-B? Type that IP address (without the :23)in to your browser and see what comes up to check.
When attempting to connect, this pops out in the debug console
Is it possible for you to reply to Rich's questions please?
Here is the connection instructions video:
DJ shows how in this video;
The EZ-B will chime when it is detected too so you can be sure it's an EZ-B that's detected not a printer, router, access point, thermostat, PC or anything else that's on the network.
Once it picks it up, select it and click on the small circular icon (kinda like the Chrome icon) to the right. This will open the web page for the device, this should let you be 100% sure it is the V4 you are trying to connect to.
Once you are 100% sure, try connecting to it. You should find no errors in the debug if you have done it correctly.
@DJ just a thought and I don't know if it's feasible or not but perhaps adding in a pop up message for when users connect to something that's not an EZ-B may be of benefit? Something like "This is not the droid you are looking for". While this is only the second time I've seen this "problem" it still amounts to 2-3% of V4 users
So I would physically need to have the robot, is that right? Are there any ways of using the ARC without a robot on hand?
I'm still waiting for my robot to be shipped here, so I thought I would try experimenting with the ARC for a bit. Do you all have any suggestions what I should do first?
1) Load ARC
2) Select PROJECT from top menu
3) Select Add Control
4) Select Camera and add the Camera Device
Experiment with different features using the EZ-Robot designer as well. Just click on stuff and play. That's the best way to learn Play...
In fact, the majority of my Ping Roam scripts were written without an EZ-B ever being paired with the PC, sensor values were random numbers and servo commands were replaced with setting variables and writing values to log files while creating the scripts.
Voice commands (recognition and speech synthesis) will work without an EZ-B, as will the RSS, HTTPGet etc. commands so all internet based retrieval of information scripts can be done with no EZ-B.
You can add the controls and get familiar with them too, they just wont do anything other than flag an error in the debug if you use them without an EZ-B attached.
Glad you solved your problem.