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How to open AddMe III enclosure
Added on Tue, Dec 11, 2012
Opening the AddMe III WARNING: Opening any electronic device for any reason including positioning of jumpers can cause damage or destruction of the device if proper ESD handling procedures are not followed! Refer to article on ESD Protective... Read More
How to recover forgotten IP address or root password using Wireshark
Added on Tue, Dec 11, 2012
Forgotten IP Address: You will need a network packet sniffer such as Wireshark (available at no cost at and must be locally connected to the i.CanDoIt (or Babel Buster, etc.) since the packets of interest will not pass through... Read More
Resetting IP address and root password forcefully
Added on Tue, Dec 11, 2012
How to reset IPaddress and root password to defaults IMPORTANT:Recovering a lost IPaddress in the manner described here should be a "last resort". The preferred method of learning the lost IP address is to use Wireshark as described here .... Read More
Restoring a corrupt application image
Added on Tue, Jan 8, 2013
Restoring a corrupt application image This article applies to any Control Solutions product that contains an embedded web server module. If there is no web user interface, then this article does not apply. First of all, confirm that the application... Read More
Restoring a corrupt Flash file system
Added on Tue, Jun 23, 2015
Note: This procedure only applies to Babel Buster 2 family gateways, Babel Buster SP/SPX, and AddMe Jr/III. Newer devices including all Babel Buster 3 family members use a different procedure outlined in the respective user guide. The Flash file... Read More
Restoring default (blank) configuration
Added on Wed, Jul 1, 2015
You may restore your server type device (e.g. Babel Buster, AddMe Jr, etc) by simply deleting the BootConfig.xml file and restarting the device. It will automatically create a default, largely blank, configuration file on its own. The only caveat is... Read More