eISCP to control Onkyo receivers via LAN

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eISCP to control Onkyo receivers via LAN

Post by Freeeze » Thu Feb 11, 2010 12:52 pm


If you have wondered how you can control your network enabled Onkyo Receiver via LAN you may find this interesting:

The commands are the same as used in the Onkyo Serial plugin, however they are sent via LAN.

1. Make sure you have enabled this function in the Onkyo menu
2. set the port to 60128
3. save the settings
4. restart the receiver
5. get the IP Address of your receiver (here it is

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import socket

# create a socket connection
s = socket.socket()
s.connect(('', 60128))

# setup command - in this case, 'power on'

print cmd
code = chr( length )

# setup the string we are sending ...
line  = "ISCP\x00\x00\x00\x10\x00\x00\x00code\x01\x00\x00\x00cmd\x0D";
line = line.replace("code", code)
line = line.replace("cmd", cmd)
# send it !
# close the socket
#data = s.recv(1024)
data = s.recvfrom(65565)
print data
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Re: eISCP to control Onkyo receivers via LAN

Post by Livin » Sat Feb 13, 2010 9:11 pm

nice post!

Wish I had an Onkyo with a LAN connection. My 805 only has serial.

It would be cool if you made a plugin specifically for this. You could probably take the Onkyo serial plugin and mod it to wrap the commands with the LAN packaging.
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