Dante firmware 18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124-1.0.0 for VXL1-16P firmware V1.0.0 (Previous version)
- To update the firmware, please refer to the Dante Firmware Update Manager User Guide.
- Do not use the EEE function (*) of network switches in a Dante network. Although power management should be negotiated automatically in switches that support EEE, some switches do not perform the negotiation properly. This may cause EEE to be enabled in Dante networks when it is not appropriate, resulting in poor synchronization performance and occasional dropouts. Therefore we strongly recommend that:
- If you use managed switches, ensure that they allow EEE to be disabled. Make sure that EEE is disabled on all ports used for real-time Dante traffic.
- If you use unmanaged switches, make sure to not use network switches that support the EEE function, since EEE operation cannot be disabled in these switches.
Main Revisions and Enhancements
- Fixed a problem in which if the Dante devices in the network were linked together, it would sometimes happen that noise would be emitted from the VXL1‐16P for several seconds.
- Power cycle the Dante-enabled devices that have been upgraded, to finish applying the firmware update and restore your configuration. If the device is not power cycled or rebooted, the update will not be applied.
- In the Dante model, Dante Device Labels can be changed arbitrarily and permanently. These changes can be made from the Dante Controller software.
However, since the five initial characters are used for device identification (decided by UNIT ID), they should not be changed. The 6th character and subsequent ones can be changed arbitrarily.
Moreover, the following rules concerning Dante Device Labels are common to all Dante devices (and not just this one):
- Conventional characters (alphabetical uppercase or lowercase), numerals, or hyphens (-) can be used.
- A maximum of 31 characters can be entered.
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