FinishLynx Configuration For Live Results

Take advantage of up to the second live results by using our FinishLynx integration. Get started by following these steps: 

  1. Download this file
    msLive.lss 9.87 KB
    • Move the msLive.lss to your FinishLynx directory (c:/lynx)
  2. Open "Command Prompt" on your computer (shown below)
    • Type "ipconfig" into the command prompt and hit enter
    • Write down your "IPv4 Address" on a sheet of paper. You'll need this later!
  3. Open FinishLynx
    1. Open secret menu: File -> Ctrl+Shift -> Options
    2. Select Scoreboards
    3. Change PortBuffer setting to:32768
    4. Change UDPSize setting to: 32768
    5. Click OK
  4. Select File -> Options
    • Make sure "Write LIF File" is turned on
  5. Go to the scoreboard tab
    • Create new scoreboard for live results
    • Select msLive.lss as the script
    • Assign a name (optional)
    • Set "Serial Port" to Network (UDP)
    • Port: 6778
    • IP Address: Use the IP Address that you wrote down in step 2
  6. Update Results Settings 
    • Uncheck "Paging"
    • Running Time: Off
    • Results: Auto
    • Turn on "Always Send Place" 
    • Turn on "Include First Name"
    • Turn off "Affiliation Abbreviation"
  7. Go to the scoreboard tab
    • Create new scoreboard for the running clock
    • Select msLive.lss as the script
    • Assign a name (optional)
    • Set "Serial Port" to Network (UDP)
    • Port: 6778
  8. Update Clock Settings 
    • Running Time: Check "Normal"
    • Pause Time: 3.0 
    • Offset: 0.000
    • Results: Check "Off"
    • Time Precision: "Hundredths"
  9. Restart FinishLynx
    • Open MileSplit Live and login
    • Select your meet 
    • Point the FinishLynx directory to the same folder where you put your .EVT file
    • Port: 6778
    • IP Address: Use the IP Address that you wrote down in step 2
    • Click "Begin Publishing"
Your scoreboard is now live!! 

Other helpful tips: 
  1. Turn off any firewall settings that might block ports on your timing computer.
  2. Be sure to use your IPv4 address in step 2. Non of the other ip addresses will work.


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