Webcaster X1 for Facebook Live user guide
Set static IP address
Webcaster X1 for Facebook Live generally uses DHCP to acquire an IP address on your network. From time to time, you may find you need to assign Webcaster X1 a static IP address instead.
What is a static IP address?
- An IP address identifies your device on your network. It can be set in one of two ways, either dynamically allocated from your router (using DHCP) or statically set by you to a specific value.
- You may need to use a static IP address because you don't have a DHCP server, or because your device needs to be in a specific subnet on your network to have access to
- If you don't know what static IP address to use, speak with your network administrator.
To assign a static IP address you need:
- Your Webcaster X1 for Facebook Live
- An HDMI display (that supports 1080p video) connected to your Webcaster X1
- A USB mouse connected to your Webcaster X1 (must be connected before boot-up)
- (OPTIONAL) a USB keyboard connected to your Webcaster X1 (must be connected before boot-up)
- Open the system settings page by clicking the Settings icon at the lower right corner of the screen; the system settings screen opens.
- Note: Webcaster X1 for Facebook Live does not support Wi-Fi, do not use the Wi-Fi settings options.
- Click Ethernet from the list on the left; the Ethernet options are displayed.
- Click Proxy and IP from the Ethernet options list; the dialog box opens.
- Click the IP settings drop down and select Static.
- Use your USB keyboard or the on-screen keyboard to enter your static IP address details.
- When you have finished entering your changes, click Set (or click Cancel to abandon your changes).
- Click the right mouse button to exit the system settings screen.
Your USB mouse or keyboard must be connected to Webcaster X1 before boot-up.
To revert to DCHP IP address allocation, follow the same steps, but choose DHCP on the Proxy & IP Settings dialog.