Connect to the hotspot with a laptop or smartphone and go to http://10.10.100.254 on a web browser. Login and password are both
Go to the Serial port settings and change the baud rate to
9600 (leave the rest unchanged: 8 bits, 1 stop bit, no parity). Change the protocol to
Modbus. Press Submit.
Go to the Communication settings and check that you are using a
Tcp server Protocol with a
Uart Route (at the bottom). Submit.
Go to the System settings and change the WiFi mode to STA, type the SSID of your WiFi router in
STA SSID and the WiFi password as the
Currently, direct connection of the dongle to the COF-box wifi does not work. You need to connect the dongle to the wifi of the customer. Make sure this is the same network the COFY-box is wired to (e.g. same router).
Under Network Information you can switch of the DHCP to set a fixed IP-address to the device. Optionally change the
WAN DNS to
220.127.116.11 to stop the device from using it's Chinese default DNS server (
18.104.22.168 is CloudFlare DNS,
22.214.171.124 if you prefer Google). Press Submit.
Go to Others to reboot (reset) the device, so that it connects to the WiFi. If you didn't set the IP-address to something static, you'll need to retrieve the IP-address assigned to the device from your network router, or with nmap or another network scanner. The device announces itself very clearly as “EW11” from “Shanghai High-Flying Electronics Technology Ltd”.
Devices and Services. Click on
Add integrationin the lower right corner. Search for
Slave ID, check
Use elevated permissions.