Doug’s Q-Tips – Can’t Update with QMOD Update? Here’s What to Check

From time to time, our CR Support staff hears that our QMOD Update app will not update their QMOD or QIP encoder over USB and/or Ethernet. In most cases, the solution rests in Firewall settings and which Network Adapter is selected in the installer app. In a few cases, Windows may not have the RNDIS driver for the USB port installed. Firewall Settings The most common…

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Coaxial Cable Is Still A Player

Ring out the old, ring in the…old? Now that we’re firmly ensconced in the age of digital AV, barreling toward the second half of the second decade of the 21st century (cue dramatic music), it’s worth a moment to sit back and think about this question: How would you futureproof a new digital AV installation, particularly as it applies to cabling and signal…

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Adding TV power current sensing to ICC1-IRX controllers

In a perfect Display Express world, your customer will always provide TVs with discrete IR power control, typical for LG, Panasonic, Sharp Sony, Samsung, and Visio TVs. But sometimes you’re faced with controlling less-than-perfect Insignia, Dynex, Phillips, Magnavox or other sets that don’t have discrete power commands. The good news is there is a fix for that, using…

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