Device Compatability with rpi_netreg

Compatible devices must support speeds of 12megabits/sec or higher. The following lists include the specific devices which are currently known to work -- or will not work -- with rpi_netreg. We are currently awaiting feedback on the "Untested" devices to determine which of them do, or do not, work with RPI_netreg.

Devices Which Work with rpi_netreg:

xbox 360, One
Playstation 3,4
Nintendo Wii U
Nintendo 3DS
Kindle Keyboard (Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi+Free 3G)
Playstation Vita
Philips HDTV
Roku 2XD
Android TV
Vizio TV
HP OfficeJet 6100 printer

Devices Which Do Not Work:

Nintendo Wii
Nintendo DS, DSi, DS Lite
Sony PSP1000, PSP2000, PSP3000
Zune HD 32GB
Google Chromecast
Apple TV Must use rpi_wpa2, not rpi_netreg

Any device which does not support 12Megabits/sec will not work.

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How to find your MAC Address

Please follow the instructions below to find the MAC Address of your game console or streaming device. 
A valid MAC Address will have the format of twelve hexadecimal numbers, generally separated by colons (e.g. 01:23:4D:67:B9:0A)

Nintendo Consoles

Nintendo DS

To locate the MAC address from a Nintendo DS, you must first insert a Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection compatible game and access the WFC Setup Utility. Please note that the exact steps to access the setup utility varies by game. However, the setup utility is a standard menu, included with all WFC-compatible games.

After accessing the utility, tap Options, then System Information.

The MAC address and Nintendo WFC ID will be listed on the screen. Unless the game player has successfully connected with Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection, the WFC ID will be blank.

Nintendo 3DS

To locate the MAC address of your 3DS:

  1. From the HOME menu, highlight and select the System Settings icon.
  2. Select Internet Settings.
  3. Tap Other Information.
  4. Tap Confirm MAC Address. Your system's MAC address will be displayed on the screen.

Wii U

To locate the MAC address of your Wii U console:

  1. From the Wii U Menu, select System Settings.
  2. Using the left stick, select the Internet icon and press the A button.
  3. Select View MAC Address and wait a moment for the MAC Address to be displayed.

Sony Consoles

Playstation 3

To locate the MAC address of your Playstation 3 console:

  1. From the main menu, select Settings.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select System Information.
  4. The MAC address will then be displayed on the screen.

Playstation 4

To locate the MAC Address of your Playstation 4 console:

  1. Arrow up and over to Settings in the PS4 menu.
  2. Scroll down to Network.
  3. Scroll down to View Connection Status.
  4. The MAC address will be listed next to MAC Address.

Microsoft Consoles

Xbox 360

To locate the MAC address of your Xbox 360 console:

  1. Navigate to My Xbox on the Xbox Dashboard.
  2. Select System Settings.
  3. Select Network Settings.
  4. Select Configure Network.
  5. Under Basic Settings, check to make sure the IP Settings option is set to Automatic.
  6. Go to Additional Settings.
  7. Select Advanced Settings.
  8. The MAC addresses for the wired and wireless adapters should be displayed.

Xbox One

To locate the MAC address of your Xbox One console:

  1. Navigate to My Games and Apps.
  2. Select Settings.
  3. Select Network.
  4. Select Advanced Settings.
  5. The MAC addresses for the wired and wireless adapters should be displayed.

Streaming Devices

Roku

To locate the MAC address of your Roku:

  1. On the back on your Roku, there are a pair of six two-digit pairs separated by colons, e.g. 00:0D:0A:1H:3G:5C. One set is for the Ethernet connector and the other is for the wireless connector.
  2. Alternatively, from the Roku home screen, select settings > player info. The addresses will be listed on-screen.

Smart TV/Blu-ray Player

To locate the MAC address of your Smart TV or Bluray Player:

  • Most MAC Addresses will be visible in the Settings menu, either under the Network or About sections.
  • Alternatively, check with the manufacturer for instructions on how to obtain the MAC address for your specific model.

 

How to connect to RPI_NETREG

Nintendo Consoles

Nintendo 3DS

  1. From the HOME menu, tap on the System Settings icon.
  2. Tap Internet Settings.
  3. Tap Connection Settings.
  4. Tap the New Connection option.
  5. When the prompt asks if you would like help with the Internet connection setup, tap Manual Setup.
  6. Tap Manual Setup again.
  7. Enter the ssid rpi_netreg .
  8. Enter None for encryption type/password
  9. Tap OK to save your settings.
  10. Tap OK again to begin a connection test.

Wii U

  1. From the Wii U Menu, select System Settings.
  2. Using the left stick, select the Internet icon and press the A button.
  3. Tap Connect to the Internet.
  4. Tap Connection Types or press the Y button.
  5. Select Manual Configuration.
  6. Tap SSID and enter your rpi_netreg .
  7. Tap Security and select encryption method: None.
  8. Tap the arrow on the right and select IP Address.
  9. Tap Auto-Obtain.
  10. When finished, tap Save or press the B button.
  11. Tap Save again.
  12. Tap Connection Test to test your connection.
  13. Tap OK if the connection test was successful.
  14. If you wish to set this network as your default network, tap Set.

Sony Consoles

Playstation 3

  1. Select Settings, then Network Settings.
  2. Select Internet Connection Settings.
  3. When a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet, select Yes.
  4. Select Custom.
  5. Make a wireless connection via a wireless LAN.
  6. Specify the access point by entering its SSID manually using a keyboard. Use the SSID rpi_netreg.
  7. Set the encryption key to None.
  8. Set the data transfer rate to Auto-Detect.
  9. Set the IP Address Setting to “Automatic”.
  10. Set the DHCP host name, select Do Not Set.
  11. Set the DNS server to Automatic.
  12. Set the MTU value to Automatic.
  13. Set the Proxy Server to Do Not Use.

Playstation 4

  1. Press the PlayStation button.
  2. Select the Settings menu.
  3. Select Network.
  4. Select Set Up Internet Connection.
  5. Select either Wifi or LAN Cable, as appropriate to your network.
  6. Select Custom.
  7. Enter rpi_netreg as the network name, and leave the password blank.
  8. Select Automatic.
  9. Select Save.

Microsoft Consoles

Xbox 360

  1. From the Dashboard, select Settings.
  2. Select System.
  3. Select Network Settings.
  4. Select Specify Unlisted Network, and enter rpi_netreg.
  5. Select your wireless security type: No Security.
  6. Select Done to return to the main network screen.
  7. Select Test Xbox Live Connection.
  8. Select Yes if you are prompted to update the console software.

Xbox One

We will provide these instructions as soon as we have them available.
 

Streaming Devices

Roku/Smart TV/Blu-ray Player

Please consult your device manual or manufacturer's support site for specific instructions.