How do I connect to my Galaxy display using the M2Config Utility?

Question

  • How do I connect to my Galaxy display using the M2Config Utility?

Environment

  • Product: Message Displays
  • Product Family: Galaxy, Message Center, AF-3150, AF-3160, AF-3180, AF-3190, AF-3200, AF-3220, AF-3400, AF-3700, AF-3500, AF-3550
  • Component: M2Config Utility Software
  • Control System: M2 or M3 based controllers

Answers/Steps

Step 1: Install M2Config.

Step 2: Connect to display using M2Config utility, using the option below that matches the communication protocol for your Galaxy display. *Note: Make sure to close any Venus 1500 or Show Control/Display Studio applications.

TCP/IP (Ethernet)

  1. Click Network at the top, then click Configure Connection. 
  2. Choose TCP/IP for type.
  3. Enter the HW address in the Address box.
  4. Enter the IP address needed to talk to the display in the IP Address Box.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click Network at the top, then click Connect.

Direct (Serial connection)

  1. Click Network at the top, then click Configure Connection.
  2. Choose Direct for type.
  3. Enter the HW address in the Address box.
  4. Select the correct Com port.  Note: This is assigned by your computer.
  5. Select the correct Baud Rate. Refer to the following for the default/standard settings:
    • M2 Controller - 19200
    • M3 Controller - 115200
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Network at the top, then click Connect.

Modem

  1. Click Network at the top, then click Configure Connection.
  2. Choose Modem for type. 
  3. Enter the HW address in the Address box.
  4. Select the correct Modem Device.  Note: This is assigned by your computer.
  5. Enter the phone number that is dedicated for the sign.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Network at the top, then click Connect.

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