A Look at the Orphek Atlantik V4 LED Fixture

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  1. Scott Groseclose

    Scott Groseclose Active Member Gold Sponsor

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    scardall Valuable Member R2R Supporter Reef Tank 365

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    Can the gateway communicate through a door opening as the computer is on the opposite side of the house.(35' maybe) If not could I connect a coax cable to box and run antenna out into the Hallway? One more question. Do I have to use a wireless router since I'm required to hard wire a connection to the gateway unit? Thanks to anyone that can Help me. :):):):):)
     
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    Hi , Scardall , it can pass walls and doors
     
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    Orphek Orphek- Aquarium LED lighting R2R Supporter Platinum Sponsor

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    Yes it can Pass some walles and doors, and yes it need to be conected to a router ,

    Here is how it works.

    The Gateway talks with the light via internal protocol called long tooth which is simioar to blue tooth but it’s range extends up to 40 meters in an open room.

    This is private protocol and only the Gateway can talk with the unit and this is why need the Gateway.

    You cannot connect to the Gateway directly from your phone so you must connect the Gateway to the router. The phone/tablet talks to the router and then the router passes the information to the Gateway then the Gateway converts the information to internal protocol and talks to the light(s).

    Orphek Atlantik Master getway .png
     
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    Scott Groseclose Active Member Gold Sponsor

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    Thanks for "shedding some light" on this.
     
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    OLDREEFER44 Active Member R2R Supporter Partner Member 2019

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    I have the V4's and love them. The gateway is takes about 5 minutes to set up. As stated above, if you have a connection to your router then you are connected to the gateway. However unless you like to tinker with the programming, you can pretty much set it up once and ignore it.
     
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