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Emergency Help! IP addresses?

Discussion in 'Computer Hardware' started by threeputt, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. threeputt

    threeputt Very Active Member

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    Ok we had our hardrive cleaned off and are now trying to load everything back on.

    Working with Roland Versaworks and Roland printer. My question is about getting the IP address worked out between the computer and the printer.
     
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  2. cgsigns_jamie

    cgsigns_jamie Very Active Member

    What do you need to know? What address to use?

    Is the computer connected directly to the computer via a cross-over cable or are you using a hub/switch/router?
     
  3. threeputt

    threeputt Very Active Member

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    cross-over cable (ethernet connection)
     
  4. cgsigns_jamie

    cgsigns_jamie Very Active Member

    Well set the network settings in Windows to:
    - IP: 192.168.20.10
    - Subnet: 255.255.255.0

    Then set the printer to
    - IP: 192.168.20.20
    - Subnet: 255.255.255.0

    Then configure the printer in VersaWorks with an IP of 192.168.20.20
     
  5. BobbyFosson

    BobbyFosson Member

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    If you are connected direct cable (crossover) from the PC to the Printer, you will need to know the IP of your computer first... Command Prompt: ipconfig (enter)

    If is shows 192.168.0.1, then you can set your printer to 192.168.0.2 (set the netmask 255.255.255.0 and leave gateway empty)

    Now... which model of Roland do you own?
     
  6. threeputt

    threeputt Very Active Member

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    Is there anyway you could walk me through it? I mean I'm not sure how to make those settings.
     
  7. threeputt

    threeputt Very Active Member

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    Bobby it's an sp-540v
     
  8. BobbyFosson

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    Then you will need to use the Roland NETTOOL to set the IP address.

    PM Sent
     
  9. BobbyFosson

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    That is for the SP540i
     
  10. cgsigns_jamie

    cgsigns_jamie Very Active Member

    The "i" just signifies that it has the "Roland Intelligent Pass Control" firmware update. The network settings should be the same.
     
  11. threeputt

    threeputt Very Active Member

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    Jamie, I haven't gotten back to you. I got involved with another member on the phone and we're going back and forth to solve the apparent conflict between router, printer and computer.

    I do appreciate your notes but actually haven't tried them out. If we can't resolve live on the phone I'll mess with your stuff. Appreciate it very much.
     
  12. BobbyFosson

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    The SP-540i has the network settings within the printers menu system. The SP-540v does not. It requires the Roland NetTool software to assign the IP to the print server.
     
  13. cgsigns_jamie

    cgsigns_jamie Very Active Member

    Gotcha...

    Did some digging and I think I found the correct guide this time.

    You can download NetTool here
     
  14. BobbyFosson

    BobbyFosson Member

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    Got good ole Charlie back up and running... He has the printer connected direct to his PC with CrossOver cable in one NIC and his NIC#2 is connected to his router.

    Locating the IP Wizard within the NetTool makes all the difference in the world :)
     
  15. BobbyFosson

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    FYI - I would always recommend NOT having two NICs in a single PC... pain in the rear most of the time.

    Wire the PC and Printer direct to the Router/Switch (not Hub) and set Static IP for the printer.
     
  16. threeputt

    threeputt Very Active Member

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    Jamie, I'm up and running! Bobby (the admin) was kind enough to work with me and solve all issues via phone!

    God, I love this place. Thanks to you also. I didn't get a chance to use your info, but maybe others when searching this topic will benefit from your hardwork searching.

    Appreciate you guys. Way much.
     
  17. BobbyFosson

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    One of the admins... never forget Fred, Stacy and any other within our secret organization (that I may not even know about):thumb:
     
  18. threeputt

    threeputt Very Active Member

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    You are quite right.
     
  19. SignosaurusRex

    SignosaurusRex Major Contributor

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    Glad to see you up and running again Chuck!:thumb:
     
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