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“R.E Comms drop outs over wifi we’ve been doing quite a lot of testing recently as were gearing up for OneMix release.

Our lost comms trigger is 10 seconds of no UDP comms between rack and Editor / MixPad.”

I was going to post asking what the trigger delay was and maybe to increase it, but 10 seconds seems ample.

My experience so far (only had the kit a few weeks)

Venue 1: Empty venue during setup and soundcheck only; no dropouts.

Venue 2: laptop wired; no droputs on iPad in 2 hours continuous use

Venue 3: laptop wireless; iPad dropouts at 10min intervals or so. Editor on laptop no dropouts

Venue 4: laptop wired; iPad dropouts ~10min intervals again.

What I take from this is that the laptop wireless seems more reliable than the iPad, but that having the laptop wired or wireless doesn’t make any difference to the iPad (so radio congestion is probably not the issue).

It’ll be interesting when I go back to venue 2 in a couple of weeks to see if it’s stable there again.

The thing I find most annoying about the dropouts is that you have to connect, log in again and then switch the fader view back to what you were using. It would be much less of an issue if the app quietly reconnected without having to go through this each time, although I realise that caching the login details does have some security implications.

D-Link DIR-815, ‘new’ iPad, iOS 5