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Internal Dowsing TCP commands

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Hello all,

 

I have what I believe is a simple question and I am hoping someone can point me int he right direction. I am getting ready to program a show in Watchout this week, and I know that we will want to handle all the dowsing using the internal dowsers on the projectors (panasonics I believe) and send those cues through watchout. I know this is possible, I have seen many people do it, so I am just wondering if someone could walk me through the broad strokes of the process so I could have a starting place to work from.

 

I know you need to add the projector as a output-I was using the TCP option, I do not believe serial would be an option. I have read a little about about it trying to research this answer myself and I have also found a lot about string commands, enough to know that doing this does involve writing a string command and including that in the output data. How does one determine those? Is there a link out there with common commands for theatrical use? (IE Projector on/off, shutter open/closed).

 

Any help what-so-ever with this question would be greatly appreciated.

 

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This has still not been able to work for me yet. I am working with two PT-D5600U's, and the manual says they support PJLink protocol, but I could not find anything about it in the menu. I was only able to see DHCP option which I currently have off. I have tried both numbers for the port (1024 & 4352) so I think it may be a problem on my end at the set up. Any thoughts? 

 

I keep seeing mentioned of a PDF with all the PJLink specifications, but I cannot find it, and all the links that I have found on the forum labeled that give me a 404 error. Is there a location I could possibly find that at?

 

 

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It was a problem at my projectors-I did not have them in the correct sub group of IP addresses. Thanks so much for all you help guys! And jfk, you will definitely be seeing me at one of your training sessions this upcoming year. 

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