5.2.4.2    Connecting Via Router

This topic describes how to connect PC and Dobot M1 with router and a PC can control multiple Dobot M1 simultaneously.

NOTICE

Forced configuration function is recommended only when a PC controls a Dobot M1. As a PC controls multiple Dobot M1 simultaneously, all the IP addresses will be modified when you modify one of IP addresses by forced configuration.

 

Prerequisites

PC has been connected to a router.

Procedure

Step 1         Connect one end of the network cable to Ethernet interface on the base of Dobot M1.

Step 2         Connect the other end of the network cable to the router which also connects the PC, as shown in Figure 5.16.

Figure 5.16  Connect via router

 

Step 3         Power on Dobot M1 and launch M1Studio.

You can check the corresponding IP address from the serial drop-down list on the upper left pane of the M1Studio page and click Connect, as shown in Figure 5.17.

Figure 5.17  IP address information

 

Abnormal Handling

If the IP address is not displayed on the upper left pane of the M1Studio page after powering on Dobot M1, please obtain the IP address as the following steps.

Step 1         Select the corresponding serial port from the serial drop-down list on the upper left pane of the M1Studio page and click Connect.

If Connect turns to Disconnect, the connection is successful.

Step 2         Select Tools > IP Address Setting on the M1Studio page.

The Dobot M1 IP Address Setting is displayed.

Step 3         Select Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) on the Dobot M1 IP Address Setting page and click Confirm.

Step 4         Click Disconnect on the upper left pane of the M1Studio page.

About 2 seconds later, select the modified IP address from the drop-down list on the upper left pane of the M1Studio page, and click Connect.














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