How do I log into and install software to use the NovaStar NovaLCT-Mars Sender Box?

​​​Question

  • How to get started with NovaStar- login and install software for the NovaLCT-Mars Sender Box?

Environment

  • Product Family: Sender Box
  • Product: Nova MCTRL 600, Nova MCTRL 660, NovaStar VX4S- NovaStar Sender Box
  • Components: NovaLCT-Mars
  • Control System: World Wide Gold, Limited Compliance Gold, NPP Control using transmit common/open protocol
    • This includes but not limited to DVN-4003, J Series, U Series, Q Series​​, JVX, QVN-1000, and ZPN.

Answer/Steps

Install the Novastar Software (NOVALCT-mars on DMP or provided laptop.)

  1. Connect a monitor, KB, and Mouse or use UVNC to remotely access the DMP-8000 (it may be inside the enclosure) or laptop.
  2. If it hasn't been done so already, install NovaLCT v5.1.0 onto the computer. 
    1. Click on this link to download the latest version: https://www.novastar.tech/download
    2. Run through the full installation including the add-on applications and drivers.
    3. If a Window's Firewall notification is prompted, allow access.

Connect to the Sender Box

  1. Connect the sending box to the DMP with the NovaLCT-Mars software by using the USB cable (included with sending box). 

  2. For communication,  connect the sending box to the computer with a DVI  or HDMI cable.

  3. Launch the Nova LCT-Mars program via the desktop icon.
  4. Select the Users (U) tab and choose Advanced Synchronous System or Advanced.  
  5. Enter the password and press Login. (password: admin or 666).
    NovaLCT v5.1.0.png

  6. Always back up before making any changes.   How do I save the configuration files of a NovaStar Sender box or receiver card?

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