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5 hours ago, dashriprock said:

I just got a Pebble (MOD-1001-41) AP1000-41

 

1) Which one is this?

2) The instructions are awful. The Wifi set-up through the Android app doesnt work I can never get passed the Configure part....I get past the selecting wifi part and then when I get the Pebble Status screen I press configure and it never finds the pebble again I get error messages cant find it even though I am on the wifi I selected in the process

 

....I did plug and play with ethernet next but there is no documentation on how to use it. The user guide doesnt tell you much.

 

Is ethernet better than wifi?

Once connected. I never get a flashing green light like it said I should. Do I have to leave wifi connected? to which one?

The set up took several times and really was a hit or miss for me. I tried the wifi option and it kept timing out, however; when I unplugged the pebble then replugged it in, after the LED light sequence set up it was a solid green light then flashes when connected. I think that when inputting in the wifi info, it showed as timing out, but the info went through b/c I see that it flashes when I am near. The first time it happened I was a bit surprised and just gave up as it not working so I unplugged it then replugged it and the light was green.

 

My wifi router that connects into the cable is indoors, so that won't work for me. If you cannot use the antenna with the ethernet cord then don't use it b/c it will not work if it cannot lock a GPS signal according to the instructions.

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2 hours ago, Swordfish said:

The set up took several times and really was a hit or miss for me. I tried the wifi option and it kept timing out, however; when I unplugged the pebble then replugged it in, after the LED light sequence set up it was a solid green light then flashes when connected. I think that when inputting in the wifi info, it showed as timing out, but the info went through b/c I see that it flashes when I am near. The first time it happened I was a bit surprised and just gave up as it not working so I unplugged it then replugged it and the light was green.

 

My wifi router that connects into the cable is indoors, so that won't work for me. If you cannot use the antenna with the ethernet cord then don't use it b/c it will not work if it cannot lock a GPS signal according to the instructions.

Your second paragraph confused me a bit.

 

Also, are you saying you ran the set up multiple times as in you factory reset it and tried again? Or just unplugged and plugged back in and it started working all of a sudden,

I also still dont know how it functions. Are we supposed to always be on the wifi 5g that we select through the setup? Or after it goes solid green are we supposed to turn wifi off (The only way I get it to flash green is right after I turn wifi off...I get like 5 flashes of green and then back to solid)....but then eventually I lose a signal

 

 

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12 minutes ago, dashriprock said:

Your second paragraph confused me a bit.

 

Also, are you saying you ran the set up multiple times as in you factory reset it and tried again? Or just unplugged and plugged back in and it started working all of a sudden,

I also still dont know how it functions. Are we supposed to always be on the wifi 5g that we select through the setup? Or after it goes solid green are we supposed to turn wifi off (The only way I get it to flash green is right after I turn wifi off...I get like 5 flashes of green and then back to solid)....but then eventually I lose a signal

 

 

No, what I did was out of the box I tried the Sprint set up assistant app and input my info in via app and then wifi. It wasn't working with my current cell phone so I tried it on another and it worked. I also have android. 

 

Regarding the flashing, the same thing happens with me. I think it is not connected all the time. When I am on wifi, it stays green when I am close by, then when I turn off wifi, it flashes so the same thing. I have not had mine for very long, so I'm not sure if it takes time to calibrate itself. I also moved the GPS black box to a different location so it has a better GPS signal.

 

The green light indicates that it is working and periodically flashes so it is set up, but I just set up mine, so I'm not sure on the specific when it toggles, etc.

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2 hours ago, Swordfish said:

No, what I did was out of the box I tried the Sprint set up assistant app and input my info in via app and then wifi. It wasn't working with my current cell phone so I tried it on another and it worked. I also have android. 

 

Regarding the flashing, the same thing happens with me. I think it is not connected all the time. When I am on wifi, it stays green when I am close by, then when I turn off wifi, it flashes so the same thing. I have not had mine for very long, so I'm not sure if it takes time to calibrate itself. I also moved the GPS black box to a different location so it has a better GPS signal.

 

The green light indicates that it is working and periodically flashes so it is set up, but I just set up mine, so I'm not sure on the specific when it toggles, etc.

Are we supposed to stay connected to WIFI for it to function?

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8 hours ago, dashriprock said:

Are we supposed to stay connected to WIFI for it to function?

Does your android allow you to connect to wifi and mobile ? By default my android cuts the mobile when I'm on wifi to save data so you need to make sure both can be on at the same time.

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4 hours ago, Swordfish said:

Does your android allow you to connect to wifi and mobile ? By default my android cuts the mobile when I'm on wifi to save data so you need to make sure both can be on at the same time.

Yes of course. So are you saying you have to have wifi AND data on to make it work?

 

ALSO if anyone else who has had one for a long time wants to chime in! Please do! 😃

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My Magic Box Gold fell offline overnight and it won't connect back to the network after a couple tries.

Could be a fluke or something else...

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My Magic Box Gold fell offline overnight and it won't connect back to the network after a couple tries.
Could be a fluke or something else...
Factory reset?

One of mine (wired backhaul) was apparently offline long enough to trigger the email yesterday to plug it back in. My phone would connect to it, but no data would pass (but it didn't have the X in the signal bars). A reboot still had it acting weird (DNS lookups failed), then it started working.

So they may be making changes to the backend and causing issues.

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3 hours ago, ingenium said:

Factory reset?

One of mine (wired backhaul) was apparently offline long enough to trigger the email yesterday to plug it back in. My phone would connect to it, but no data would pass (but it didn't have the X in the signal bars). A reboot still had it acting weird (DNS lookups failed), then it started working.

So they may be making changes to the backend and causing issues.

Sent from my Pixel 4 XL using Tapatalk
 

I've been out of my office for 3 months now and I got an email last night that the box hasn't connected in awhile. I had someone there check and it was definitely powered on and appeared connected. I had her do a reboot. We'll see what happens.

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It finally reconnected but it is SLOWWWWWWWWWWW..... 1.09 / 0.75

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It finally reconnected but it is SLOWWWWWWWWWWW..... 1.09 / 0.75
Is it on B41 for backhaul? Did you have it last summer? Leaves on trees have a dramatic effect on signal strength. At my parents' house it's the difference between B41 on the MB (albeit shitty and slow) and only B25. B25/2 drops by about 6-8 dbm on some high gain directional antennas that I have setup. On ATT on my phone it's the difference between decent B12 and literally no service.

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1 hour ago, ingenium said:

Is it on B41 for backhaul? Did you have it last summer? Leaves on trees have a dramatic effect on signal strength. At my parents' house it's the difference between B41 on the MB (albeit shitty and slow) and only B25. B25/2 drops by about 6-8 dbm on some high gain directional antennas that I have setup. On ATT on my phone it's the difference between decent B12 and literally no service.

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It's parked on a weak B41, yes. It's pretty bad in the summer, probably because of the leaves, but not much better (upload especially) even when there aren't any. wish this thing would connect to any other band besides super fringe B41.

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