The MLAutoPatch plugin supports Autopatch brand matrix switchers.
Supports up to 4 Autopatch matrix switchers connected via Com Port (serial) or via GlobalCache serial module (connected via ethernet).
7/16/2008 Plugin written by Tracy Lemar for Cinemar Solutions, Inc.
Software and Hardware Requirements
AutoPatch HY, 4Y or Precis series switcher with serial control option
Support for up to 18 channels.
Download and run the MLAutoPatch_Setup.exe file on the primary MLServer3 PC that is attached to the AutoPath serial connection.
Restart MLServer3 and right click on the MLAutoPatch in the Plugins Window and click Settings.
Configure the plugin to the comport that the AutoPatch is plugged into. Recommended is to use the motherboard's serial connection initially until the communication is proven. Then, you can move the serial port to a USB to serial or PCI to serial adapter (if needed).
MLAutoPatch plugin requires Cinemar software License and Activation to the PC it is installed on after the 30 day trial period. See MLServer3 documentation for how to license and activate a plugin.