Alert #1: Windows users: If you have suddenly started getting an error message: "Requested address is a broadcast address but flag is not set", try setting a different port by editing the port number in RemoteSign.ini Try something between 50603 and 65000 instead of 50601. See the Troubleshooting page for details.

Alert #2: If you were trying order a RemoteSign ESP, please try again, the Paypal forms have been updated.

Remote Control

There are many ways to control a RemoteSign remotely:

1. With RemoteSign Sequencer

See the Sequencer connection page for information on connecting Sequencer to RemoteSigns.

2. With another copy of RemoteSign

See the connecting page for information on connecting two copies of RemoteSign.

3. With other software that supports RemoteSign

If you find that some software you have does not support RemoteSign and you would like it to, please contact the software vendor. You should explain to them why you think it would be great and you can also direct them to the RemoteSign Software Development Kit (SDK) at

There is also the DB program which displays German railways scheduled long distance trains in real-time!

4. With software that you write yourself

If you are familiar with sending messages over TCPIP  you could write your own program to control a RemoteSign. The syntax for controlling the sign has been designed to be very simple and easy to use. The interface is described in the SDK

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