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IPBaseT (IPX / VLX)

  • IPX video bandwidth calculation

    When configuring an IPX system with more than one network switch, bandwidth calculations must be performed to ensure that your uplinks do not get saturated. For example, if you have two switches with ...

  • Raspberry Pi always selected as active input when plugged in

    If you have used a Raspberry Pi with a VLX, you may have noticed that the VLX will always switch to the Pi as the active input when it reboots, even if auto-sense is disabled.  This happens because th...

  • VLX secondary firmware mode

    If a VLX's firmware becomes corrupt due to a failed update and becomes inaccessible on the network, you may be able to recover it by entering secondary firmware mode. For VLX-TCW2V-C and VLX-TCW2H-C, ...

  • VLX Channel Mapping

    Channel mapping is a feature that allows you to assign VLX streams to a virtual channel, much like a TV tuner.  Once enabled, you can use the channel up/down buttons on the Aurora IRC-11 IR remote con...

  • VLX: Point-to-Point operation

    For point-to-point applications, you can set two VLX units to stream without a switch. Option 1: Match Encoder Host ID to Decoder Host ID: Note the Host ID of the decoder (Last for digits of serial nu...

  • Sending EDID to transmitters with VLX

    With VLX, we use a generic EDID that allows a 4K input to pass through to the decoder. In some cases when the EDID is not sent, you may get discoloration, sync issues or no audio. There are a couple d...

  • Sending EDID to transmitters with IPX

    With IPX, we use a generic EDID that allows a 4K input to pass through to the decoder. In some cases when the EDID is not sent, you may get discoloration, sync issues or no audio.  To send EDID with I...

  • IPBaseT Manager: Send Hex Serial Data

    To send hex values via IPBT Mgr serial, here are the available commands: The parser shall check for the following sequence of characters in the receive packet and replace with respective hex code and ...

  • Quick Tip - Toggle VLX Encoder/Decoder Mode

    NOTE: The following article pertains to VLX firmware versions prior to 3.20.0.  For 3.20.0 and newer, please refer to the update at the bottom of this article. The VLX transceiver provides an API comm...

  • IPX : Network Loop Issue? (WIP / MT)

    You may choose to use  1G-POE switch to power your IPX Design. In this design, it's possible network loop occurs.  This causes video failure. There is an IPX setting under the Ports tab to break the 1...