MachineQ Gateway Setup


This post shows how to set up a MachineQ gateway, specifically, a Multi-Tech MultiConnect® Conduit™ Access Point.


Hardware


The gateway a.k.a. the Multi-Tech MultiConnect® Conduit™ Access Point


Power Supply, U.S. Plug Adapter and Ethernet Cable


A close up of the power supply (Output: 5V, 2.5A):



Xfinity Dual-Band WiFi 802.11ac XB3 Cable Modem



Setup the Hardware


1. Attach the U.S. plug to the power supply


I. Lay the U.S. adapter into the power supply


II. Push down on the adapter until it clicks


2. Take a picture of the back of the gateway


3. Plug one end of the Ethernet cable into the gateway


4. Plug the other end of the cable into an Ethernet port of the cable modem


5. Plug the power supply into the gateway


Here's the gateway blinking:


...the cable modem blinking:


...and the front of the cable model blinking:


Setup the Gateway through MQCentral


1. Goto to [https://mqcentral.machineq.net/]


2. Click LOG IN


3. Enter your Username and Password and click SUBMIT


You'll see:


4. Click Gateways


You should see something like (some numbers have been erased):


5. Find the MAC Address of the gateway using the picture you took and click Details:


You should see it Connected:



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