Having ignored that IP address mode setting before I thought I could ignore it again and still be able to update the firmware with R Remote. I was wrong!
The first thing I noticed was that R Remote did not discover the Tio stagebox on the network so I knew something was wrong. The only thing I could think of is the IP mode so I decided to set dip switch 6 in ‘down’ position, according to the manual.
After a restart of the units R-Remote discovered the stagebox and then I was able to apply the firmware. I powered up the entire system including speakers to verify the firmware update and guess what, the system came back on with very terrible feedback so I knew the weak gain issue was resolved.
I was still curious as to what fixed the problem. Was it the firmware update or the IP mode? so I decided to revert dip switch 6 back to ‘Up’ position, as it were before the firmware update. Guess what? The A.Gain became weak again.
So there it is. We now run the stagebox in DHCP mode and the board is a joy to work with once again.
I hope this post help you in working with the Yamaha TF series mixer and Tio1608-D statgebox in someway. And may be as a bonus it gives you a direction on how to update the firmware of the Yamaha Tio1608-D stategbox using with R Remote.
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