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SL Remote and Qmix no longer connect via Ad-hoc networking on Mavericks and above

Why can I no longer use an Ad-Hoc network to connect SL Remote or Qmix to my Mac running Mavericks and Yosemite?

With the release of OSX 10.9 Mavericks, it appears that Apple have made changes in the OS which have affected Ad-Hoc networking. This change appears to adversely affect Universal Control/VSL, preventing connection with SL Remote and Qmix via this method of network connection.

The preferred and recommended method of establishing a network connection for SL Remote and Qmix has always been to use a dedicated wireless router. It will provide a more stable connection for more devices with greater range and less interference, so our recommendation remains that for the best wireless connection you should use a wireless router for your SL Remote and Qmix network.


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