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Target
  • How to set ID on target lift
  • ID on the target lift is set using jumpers on the target lift card. See the document ML2000Man02EN-Installation for more information.

    Edited: 2018-10-05
  • Band advance length is zero
  • Somethimes an error in the system sets the motor length for the band advance to zero. To avoid this we recommend to power on the targets first, then power on the monitors.

    Edited: 2017-06-26
  • How to get maintenance warning after X shots on target
  • In MLRange goto Menu -> Setup -> Targets. 

    Edited: 2019-01-11
  • How to calibrate my high power targets?
  • NB: Use Chrome, certain browsers give wrong values. Does not work with CU 18.37/18.38, use CU 18.19. 

    If the X and Y value of the monitor and the target is not consistent, the target can be calibrated.

    This can be done by moving the logical center on the target (Offset).

    Use this tool for finding the correct offset:

    https://www.megalink.no/login/?page=calibrate

    Edited: 2019-04-05
  • Troubleshoot 3D-Score 25/50 directly using monitor
  • A monitor can be connected directly to the 3D-Score 25/50 connection bar for troubleshooting. Only the lastest version of color monitor can be used. Version can be checked on the monitor Systemstatus -> Hardware: DU3 i1.

    Edited: 2019-02-06
  • LED indicator on controller unit (CU3) HW version: 64 to newest
  • During normal operation a green diode blinks with a period of a couple of seconds. If the diode blinks rapidly this may indicate too low voltage.

    During activity on the communication line a red/orange diode blinks. The frequency is affected by the number of units communicating on the same communcation line.

    Two green diodes blink whenever the microphone has detected a sound. One with a short blink and one with a longer blink. (Diodes may be red/orange)

    Edited: 2019-02-15
  • Where are the censors located?
  • Seen up front:

    3UXXX

     

        A    B    C

     

    4KXXX

     

        B    D

     

        A    C

     

    8K000

     

        B    B2    D

     

        A2        D2

     

        A    C2    C

     

    BIA1200:

        

        U1    U2    U3    U4        D1    B1    D2    B2

                               =

        L1    L2    L3    L4        A1    C1    A2    C2

     

    BIA1200_12

     

        U1    U2    U3    U4    U5    U6        B1    D1    B2    D2    B3    D3

                                            = 

        L1    L2    L3    L4    L5    L6        A1    C1    A2    C2    A3    C3

     

    Edited: 2021-03-08
    Range / Monitors
  • Factory reset / recovery monitor
  • Procedure for factory reset / recovery is changed. Please see the document ML2000 Manual – Display Unit (Monitor)  for more information.

    Edited: 2016-03-07
  • Monitor only shows Megalink logo
  • The monitor has start up problems and only the Megalink logo is seen: This can be fixed by using factory restore. See section 4.3 in the User Manual for ML2000 Display Unit. The recovery file can be downloaded from the Software section.

    Edited: 2018-10-05
  • How do I change the language on the monitor?
  • Select Menu → Display Config → Language

    or

    Select Meny → Skjerm innstill → Språk

    Edited: 2016-09-12
  • What is the green/red circle plotted on the shots?
  • When the gauge is to small to be visible, an additional colored circle is added to the plot. Se explanation here: Plotting of shots

     

    Edited: 2017-10-17
  • How to remake the SD card on the Megalink second monitor kit
  • How to remake the secound monitor kit SD card: 

     1. Download the image file here: www.megalink.no/download/PiSlave2019.6.img

     2. Download the Etcher tool from www.etcher.io.

     3. Insert the SD card in the SD card slot on your computer.

     4. Start Etcher.

     5. Select the image file you downloaded.

     6.  Select the SD card.

     7. Press the Flash! Button.

    Setting the correct target ID to the new SD card: 

    1.       1. Download the slave kit ID setting tool: MLSetPiIp

     

    2.       2. Set ID (IP) to the SD Card using MLSetPiIp as described in chapter 1.9 in this document: BRUK-DU-DISPLAY.pdf

    Edited: 2021-07-09
  • What is the blinking LEDs on the USB adapter
  • LED marked USB: The LED is blinking each 5 secound and for each message when connection to MLRange. The connection can be testet by sending a message from MLRange or fetch status.

    LED marked LINE/PWR: Lights when the adapter is powered. The LED is blinking when the adapter communicate with monitors/targets.

    Edited: 2018-02-05
    MLView
  • How to replace the logo with banner images?
  • The Megalink logo can be replaced by one or more banner images.

     

    The images can be placed in the BannerImages folder, a subfolder of the C:MegalinkView folder. The images must be of BMP format and have a size of 500x100 pixels. The files must have the following naming: image1.bmp, image2.bmp, etc.

    Edited: 2018-10-05
    MLLive
  • MLRange do not connect to the MLLive application
  • If MLRange do not automaticly connect to the MLLive application you can force MLRange to use the IP address of the MLLive PC.

    • Close MLRange
    • Open the file C:\Megalink\range\MLRange.ini
    • Make a new line bellow the [CONFIG] section:
    • MLLiveIP=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

    Example:

    [CONFIG]
    MLLiveIP=192.168.128.43

    Edited: 2016-09-05
  • How do I use MLLive?
  • Please see the How-To on this page:

    http://results.megalink.no/#/howto

    Edited: 2016-08-24
  • What targets are supported by MLLive?
  • Please see the list here: http://results.megalink.no/#/howto

    Edited: 2016-08-24
  • How much data is uploaded with MLLive
  • An event with 10 relays, 10 targets and an average of 35 shots per shooter gives an upload of approximately 40 MB.

    Edited: 2016-10-11
  • What are the requirements for running MLLive
  • MLLive must be installed on Windows 7 or newer.

    Edited: 2016-12-02
  • Make an url to selected targets in MLLive
  • Here is how to make an url to selected targets instead of the complete range in MLLive:

    1. Go to resultat.megalink.no

    2. Select one ore more targets in the same range. The url will be results.megalink.no/#!/event_name/100m/

    3. To allways show for instance target 3, 4 and 8 every time you can change the url as follows: results.megalink.no/#!/event_name/100m/100m_3,100m_4,100m_8

    4. Save the url as a bookmark.

    Edited: 2018-10-05
  • Names are not showing or unreadable on iPhone
  • 1. Goto Settings --> Safari --> Clear History and Website data.

    2. Reload results.megalink.no

    Edited: 2018-01-30
  • Browser: Targets not loading, only a spinning wheel
  • Use Chrome web browser

    Edited: 2019-05-10
    MLLiveArena
  • What is MLLiveArena
  • MLLiveArena is a new and more simple system for audience display. MLLiveArena is working like the MLLive App, but with local storage. Internett is not required. Will eventually replace MLView.

    Currently it is only available as BETA version. Only some ISSF course of fire are supported. If your team wants to test, contact us at support@megalink.no.

     

    Edited: 2021-06-22
  • MLRange do not connect to the MLLiveArena application
  • If MLRange do not automaticly connect to the MLLiveArena application you can force MLRange to use the IP address of the MLLiveArena PC.

    • Close MLRange
    • Open the file C:Megalink angeMLRange.ini
    • Add a new config named [LiveArena]
    • Make a new line bellow the [LiveArena] section:
    • ip=xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx

    Example:

    [LiveArena]
    ip=192.168.128.43

    Edited: 2021-06-22
    MLShoot
  • How do I activate ballistic test (ammo test)?
  • To move the average to center press [F12] or select "Ballistic test mode" in the "Ballistic test" menu. 

    To make a report press [Ctrl] + [P] or select Menu → Print.

    It's recommended to use the course of fire "Testing". To show a cross instead of a target select the target named "International Ballistic test".

     

    Tip: In the meny Ballistic test → Ballistic test config the options Name cards and Name series should be selected.

    To make MLShoot allways start in ballistic test mode select BTS mode on startup in the config menu.

    (Works on MLShoot v.17.42 or newer)
    Edited: 2017-09-28
  • How do I remove shoots from the list?
  • To remove a shot press [F9] to get the shot details list. Activate or deactivate each shot by cliking on them.

    Edited: 2016-09-05
  • How do I change the language on MLShoot?
  • Select Menu → Display Config → Language

    or

    Select Meny → Skjerm innstill → Språk

    Edited: 2016-09-05
  • Message "HASP Error" and no shots are ploted
  • The problem is that the driver for the HASP dongle is not corectly installed. 

    - Check first that the dongle is connected to the computer. 

    To solve the problem try the following:

    1. Remove the HASP driver in the Device manager (if you find it there)
    2. Unplug the HASP dongle
    3. Reboot the computer
    4. Install MLShoot
    5. Insert the HASP dongle and start MLShoot

    Edited: 2021-02-24
    Biathlon
  • Software working slowly
  • When the event database grows, the software can start to respond slowly. It’s therefore recommended to clean the database before new events.

    Do the following:

    • Make sure MLBiaWeb is not running.
    • Start MLBia.
    • Press the setup icon: 
    • Then press the “Clean Database” button: 

    NB: This will delete all old events. But the old database is backup-ed to the folder MLBiaDbackup.

    Edited: 2016-03-08
    Other
  • API: Get latest software bundle version and date
  • API for getting latest software bundle version and date:

    http://www.megalink.no/login/api.php?c=get_sw

    Returns JSON

    Edited: 2017-02-03
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