Meo Box Driver

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This driver enables the control of Meo set-top boxes over IP. It provides reliable communications with the Meo Box and the Control4 system.
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Minimum IOS required 2.7.2

Driver Features:

  • This driver features a box discovering system. To search for a box one can use two methods available in "IP Search Type": "Private Network" or "IP Range".

- "Private Network (Controllers Network)": searches for boxes in the same network as the Control4 Controller;

- "IP Range": uses the fields "IP Range Search Upper Limit" and "IP Range Search Lower Limit" to search for boxes between those two IP addresses limits.

  • This driver allows for multiple boxes to be discovered, and their IP addresses are shown to the user.
  • One can use the programming to make interactions between the Composer and the driver, like for example, turn off the cable box when the room is turned off.

 

Driver License:  Site (one required per project)

 

Version 1.0.0

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MEO SET-TOP BOX DRIVER, Version 1.0.0
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(Originally developed by Tiago Marques and Miguel Costa)


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QUICK CONFIGURATION GUIDE
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1. Search for a box using the "IP Search Type".
2. Write an IP Address in "IP Address to Connect to".
3. Select "Connect" under the "Option" property.


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DRIVER PROPERTIES
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* This driver features a box discovering system. To search for a box one can use two methods available in "IP Search Type": "Private Network" or "IP Range".

* "Private Network (Controllers Network)": searches for boxes in the same network as the Control4 Controller.

* "IP Range": uses the fields "IP Range Search Upper Limit" and "IP Range Search Lower Limit" to search for boxes between those two IP addresses limits.

* If an available connection is found, the corresponding IP addresses for the connection are shown in the field "Available IP Addresses for Connection". This drives allows for multiple boxes to be discovered, and their IP addresses are shown in the previous mentioned field.

* The user can make use of the field "Option" to connect to the IP address introduced in "IP Address to Connect to" by selecting "Connect". Once connected, the driver will automatically reconnect if the connection is lost/broken.

* To disconnect from the current connection the user can use "Disconnect" in the "Option" field.

* One can use the programming to make interactions between the Composer and the driver, like for example, turn off the cable box when the room is turned off.

* This driver also features a Debug Mode, which can be set to "Print", "Log", or "Print and Log", which will print the debug information in the Lua Output console, send the debug information to the Control4 Controller, or do both alternatives, respectively.

* As the box is able to receive Volume commands and not Page Up/Down commands, the latter were configured to send the Volume Up/Down commands to the box.


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CHANGELOG
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Version 1.0.0


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SUPPORT
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email: support@drivers4control.com