Category: How To

OS X – Email Address Management – Contacts with multiple email addresses

The problem… “When creating a new email to my brother, his work address auto-completes when I type his name. I want is home address to be automatic.” The fix… Open the Mail, Address Panel From the Mail program, use the Window menu to open the Address Panel. Select the desired Contact. Find your brother in [...]

RedEye #0: Notes

Things learned about RedEye.   RedEye IP Stops Responding or Slows Down If the Port Script is edited, there may be an error in the script. There is no way for RedEye to gracefully accommodate errors, which normally involve syntax. To help avoid scripting errors, test your code in an IDE outside of RedEye. If [...]

RedEye #6: Testing IP Control Codes

Knowing what a device returns after a command is received (sent by redid), helps design a control strategy.   Create System Variable, myInput, for the Control Code Point your web browser at the RedEye. Click Setup Click the Room Click Custom Variables   Click Add New Variable For Name enter myInput Value can remain empty [...]

RedEye #5: Receive a Message from VSX via IP

After completing RedEye: Connect to Pioneer VSX via IP, the RedEye is already receiving messages from the VSX. Unfortunately, the VSX sends messages that may be longer than expected. This makes using the received messages more complicated than might otherwise be expected. The issue addressed here is how to display what the VSX is sending [...]

RedEye #4: Connect to Pioneer VSX via IP

To proceed, you must have the following for the VSX: IP address (192.168.0.121) Port number (23) Pioneer Receiver Network Settings Reserving an IP address for a client on your local network   Add the VSX Select the desired Manufacturer And Type Change the Port to Add New IP Port Enter your desired Display Name Click [...]

RedEye #3: AirPort Utility 5.x – Reserving an IP address for a client on your local network

Over time, a device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address can change unless you establish a reserved address within your router. With a reserved IP address, RedEye can maintain a reliable communications link with the device (client).   Log onto the AirPort Extreme Launch AirPort Utility 5.x. Select your router. Click Manual Setup Navigate to the Internet [...]

RedEye #2: AirPort Utility 6.x – Reserving an IP address for a client on your local network

Over time, a device’s Internet Protocol (IP) address can change unless you establish a reserved address within your router. With a reserved IP address, RedEye can maintain a reliable communications link with the device (client). Before you continue, determine your device’s MAC address. That may be as simple as reading it from a printed label [...]

RedEye #1: Pioneer Receiver Network Settings (VSX-1121-K)

For the VSX to be controlled externally via IP, you must turn on Network Standby and determine the port number and MAC address. VSX Home Menu Press RECEIVER. Press HOME MENU. VSX System Setup Down-arrow to 4. System Setup Press ENTER VSX Network Setup Down-arrow to d. Network Setup Press ENTER VSX Network Standby Down-arrow [...]