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LUMIBOX 1

Easy set-up guide

LUMIBOX 1 is an interactive plug & play media-player for projectors. Its unique design makes it very useful for both temporary events and for fixed installations use.


Let's build it!

You will need

You can select two different physical set-up configurations. Portable Setup is more convenient for first use.

Portable set-up

Table setup picture
Play button

Wall/Ceiling set-up

Wall setup picture
Play button

Configure your LUMIBOX

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Answer a few quick questions about your project first

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Is there a Wi-Fi hotspot available in the room where you want to play LUMIBOX 1?
See required Wi-Fi hotspot parameters.

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Which projector is connected to LUMIBOX ?

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Is BenQ projector connected to LUMIBOX with all three cables ?

HDMI (gold)
Power (blue)
RS-232 (yellow)

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Do you want your LUMIBOX to send control commands via PJ-Link protocol to your projector ?

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Plug-in LAN cable with DHCP enabled Internet to LUMIBOX.

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Play Lumiverse app

Is your LUMIBOX on-line and ready?

  • Open Chrome Browser and login to your account at my.lumiverse.com (contact support@lumitrix.eu to get your credentials)
  • Select code LBxxxx from the list of your on-line LUMIBOX devices.
  • Click on POWER BUTTON located next to the name of your device.
  • Switch Projection from OFF to ON.
  • Click on BACK button above the menu.
  • Select EDITOR
  • Use the + button to add apps and themes into your active scene or UPLOAD NEW media. See supported file formats.

Public Interaction Mode

Let public audience interact with your installation by projecting a special QR code.

Public Mode enables public audience to interact with your projection.

  • Login to my.lumiverse.com
  • Start Lumiverse app by selecting PROJECTOR -> ON.
  • Change scene to PUBLIC
  • Select ( + ) ADD OBJECT, go to APPS and place PUBLIC QR or PUBLIC URL app in the scene.
  • Select ( + ) ADD OBJECT, go to APPS and place TETRIS app in the scene. (You can use any other app with a controller FN)

Now, any public user can scan the projected QR code (or type projected URL in web browser) and start playing Tetris game or interact with controllable apps placed in the scene.

NOTE: You can also let your audience map objects and edit the Public Scene by changing Public Mode rights. Public Mode rights changing is not yet in implemented Lumiverse front-end, therefore you need to ask support@lumitrix.eu to change this settings for you.

Custom HTML 5 Applications

LUMITRIX T2 can play custom web applications written in HTML5. Code can be uploaded with the Lumiverse app and must respect the Lumiverse API.

Internet remote access icon by Vítek Škop

Remote Access VPN

Some advanced functions of your LUMIBOX 1 such as Projection Scheduler are available in the WebGUI interface. (you have accessed the WebGUI interface when configuring your LUMIBOX 1 device earlier) If you‘re close to the LUMIBOX 1 device, you can conect to device‘s WiFi and access the WebGUI Interface directly. If your device is far away and on-line, you can reach WebGUI functions with the VPN tunnel.

  • Install Tunnelblick STABLE.
  • After installation of Tunnelblick you need to double-click the .CONF file and that installs your keys. (Search ‘Your LUMITRIX Credentials’ email in your mailbox to find your VPN files including .CONF file)
  • After that, you need to start Tunnelblick and a small icon of tunnel will appear in your notification bar, you need to right click this little icon and select CONNECT TO and find the LUMITRIX connection.
  • Make sure your VPN is connected (see this image) and open your Chrome and type in the address bar your device's IP address. Find IP address in your printed manual or Search for LUMITRIX Credentials in your mailbox.
  • Select REMOTE ACCESS to access the WebGUI interface.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Your VPN keys can only be installed in a single device. Do not install on more devices, as this connecting multiple devices with the same VPN keys will cause system malfunction.

  • Install OpenVPN application.
  • Locate the Program Files/OpenVPN/Config folder.
  • Locate your LUMITRIX VPN configuration files. (Search ‘Your LUMITRIX Credentials’ email in your mailbox and find your VPN zip file attached)
  • Copy your configuration files into Config folder (unzip). Generally there should be just one set of configuration files in this folder. If managing more sets, organize them in sub-folders.
  • Launch OpenVPN
  • Right click the OpenVPN icon in windows notification bar find your connection and select CONNECT.
  • The OpenVPN icon will turn from grey to green as a sign of a successful connection.
  • NOTE: OpenVPN icon in yellow means connection error, usually when there’s no internet available.

  • Once connected, open Chrome browser and type in the address bar your device's IP address. Find IP address in your printed manual or Search for LUMITRIX Credentials in your mailbox.
  • Select REMOTE ACCESS to access the WebGUI interface.
  • IMPORTANT NOTE: Your VPN keys can only be installed in a single device. Do not install on more devices, as this connecting multiple devices with the same VPN keys will cause system malfunction.

Networking

See the extensive manual about connecting your device to the Internet or about connecting your devices together for the Network Synchronize Playback.

FAQ

What is the LUMIBOX color LED indicator telling me?


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Helpdesk

Are you missing any information? Do you need help?
Contact support@lumitrix.eu