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Old 05-21-2017, 07:12 AM   #1
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WiFiRanger Sky2 preinstalled in Launch question

Hi all,

One of the features I'm enjoying in my new (2017) Launch 26BHS is the factory-installed WifiRanger Sky2 unit, which is mounted on the roof above the front BR. It works great connected to an external wifi connection (tried it at my home, connected to my home wifi as if it was the park WiFi.)

However, we are camping for the first time with the new trailer this weekend, in a place with no wifi... The Sky2 page on talks about a way to connect a cellular modem (in our case, an iPhone in tethering mode) to a USB port:

The problem is, I don't see the "indoor core router" part anywhere inside the TT... There are USB connectors (2) besides the radio/DVD player, but when I tried plugging the phone into them, nothing came up on the WiFiRanger control web page on the cellular modem page... Does anyone here know if Starcraft enabled the USB (and/or Ethernet) inputs to the Sky2? If so, where might the connections to it be?
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Old 05-21-2017, 08:00 AM   #2
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Just use the iPhone in AP mode and let your other WiFi toys connect to it, since you are going to be inside anyway. My thoughts are that the signal will be stronger if just using the iPhone AP.

Now if you take your iPhone (in AP mode) outside and near the WiFi ranger antenna (since you will have a more bars on the iPhone outside the TT) and leave it there (in a safe place), setup the Wi-Fi ranger to connect to the iPhone AP, you will get your best signal.


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Old 10-13-2020, 11:09 AM   #3
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Hi, I just bought a 2017 Comet 17UDS and have the same problem. Did you find where the router is located? I want to replace the Sky2 for a new version but I dont know where the router is.
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