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Offline rrowan

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Re: Conductor pcbs with socket issues
« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2012, »
are you CF properly loaded with all of the required files?

The control panel won't properly communicate with the conductor until you have them loaded.
All files have to be 8 or less characters long

1) at least one *.seq and/or *.mp3 file on the compact flash (CF) card,
2) created a password, which will create a password.dat file on the CF card,
3) create at least one show, which will create a file *.sho on the CF card, and
4) schedule a show to run, which will create a playlist.dat file on the CF card.

All four of these must be met before the control panel will see the Conductor.

Thanks Denny aka dcwehw99

Never erase files on the CF.  You must format the card and then reload the files from your computer. Also don't rename any files on the CF, do that first on you computer.

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Re: Conductor pcbs with socket issues
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2012, »
Could some offer some clarity on the "never erase files on the CF card"?

So if I want to change things on the conductor/card I should remove CF from conductor, put into a pc, reformat and load changes?  Basically, make changes with the files on a folder on your pc to load onto the CF after reformatting?
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Re: Conductor pcbs with socket issues
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2012, »
Correct

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Re: Conductor pcbs with socket issues
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2012, »
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Could some offer some clarity on the "never erase files on the CF card"?

So if I want to change things on the conductor/card I should remove CF from conductor, put into a pc, reformat and load changes?  Basically, make changes with the files on a folder on your pc to load onto the CF after reformatting?

Yes as per RJ. Never erase or rename anything on the CF card. Only format it.

Before reformatting copy the files to your computer and after formatting the CF then move back any files you don't need to change (i.e.: password, seq, mp3, etc). If you are not going to use a seq or mp3 then recreating the playlist (schedule) is what you need to do. Of course if you want to change your password then don't copy that back to the CF

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Re: Conductor pcbs with socket issues
« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2012, »
Locking topic as it is being used for other than its intent.

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