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Configure Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter on macOS

The following Ethernet adapter configuration settings are a best practice for proper operation and optimum performance when acquiring images from a GigE Vision® camera.


Before you configure the Ethernet adapter settings, make sure you have the recommended hardware setup described in GigE Vision Image Acquisition Quick Start Guide.

You do not need any drivers from your vendor. You do not have to install any that may have come with your device.

Configure your Ethernet connection as shown.

In the configuration shown here, the Mac Pro has two Ethernet connections, one to an internal network, and one for GigE Vision. The GigE Vision connection is set to use DHCP.

Set the advanced settings as shown in the following diagrams.

The TCP/IP tab.

The DNS tab.

The Ethernet tab.

If you are using a MacBook, you may not have the option of Jumbo frames in the MTU.

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