Ether2DMX8

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Ether2DMX8
Страна производства
Belgium
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Ether2DMX8 is a highly capable DMX router and much more! As a DMX router, it translates Artnet protocol into DMX in/out universes but can also be used as a DMX merger, DMX splitter hub, fail safe device, cue playback, and DMX viewer monitor. As an extension for the M-Series console it provides 8 DMX ports. When connected to a standalone PC, the Ether2DMX8 also becomes the license key for M-PC and provides 64 DMX Universes.

Features

  • Artnet to DMX conversion
  • DMX to Artnet conversion
  • 10 Factory Presets
  • 10 User Presets
  • 99 Cues with Fade Time, Hold Time and Cue Linking
  • 8 Switch Inputs
  • 8 XLR female 5pins
  • DMX Monitor
  • DMX and Artnet Test Generator
  • Multiple Artnet IP in for backup system
  • USB port for backup and firmware update
  • M-PC License with 64 x DMX512

Tech Specs

Physical 

  • Length: 288 mm (11.4 in.)
  • Width: 482.2 mm (19.0 in.), 19-inch rackmount
  • Height: 43.6 mm (1.8 in.), 1U 
  • Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.)  

Control/User Interface

  • Front panel display with 4-button control menu 
  • 1 x dual-color LED per port 
  • Mouse & keyboard input 
  • Remote web access 
  • DMX viewer for any physical incoming or outgoing DMX port 

Hardware

520 MHz processor for fast, synchronized DMX output, latency 

virtually zero 

Ethernet

Artnet-compliant, Artnet II-compliant 

ACN-ready 

  • Built-in webpage for quick access and remote setup
  • 10/100 Mbit connection

 

8 ports Configurable as input or output  

  • Opto-isolated circuit for each port
  • User-definable DMX timings for each port
  • Each port set as output can be set to constantly repeat the last received DMX frame, or only to output new frames 
  • RDM-ready
  • Dual-color LED for each port 

8 open-contact inputs 

  • Inputs transmit ArtNet-compatible contact closures on the network 
  • Contact closures can trigger factory and user presets and start cue playback

 Software 

  • 10 user presets for device configuration 
  • Maxxyz, Maxedia use preset with auto-IP address setting
  • Presets for DMX Hub and Spitter functionality
  • Mergeable setup where multiple inputs are routed in LTP, HTP to one output 
  • Ports assignable to input or output
  • Ports routable to/from internal ports or to/from any DMX universe on Artnet
  • Port routing triggerable by contact closure through the use of user presets 
  • Ports' DMX channel ranges configurable
  • Merger modules routable between inputs & outputs and/or Artnet universes 
  • Channel ranges can be put in LTP/HTP, copy or fixed value from other channels 
  • Auto or manual IP addressing 
  • Tracking backup function: automatic handover to another Artnet signal if one Artnet signal fails 
  • DMX and Artnet test pattern generator 
  • Artnet broadcast and unicast compatible 
  • Configuration files loadable/storable on USB memory sticks 
  • Firmware upload via USB memory stick

 Construction

  • Housing: Steel and aluminum 
  • Finish: Electrostatic powder-coated

Installation

19-inch rackmount (1U)

Connections

  • 10/100 base-T ethernet port: Neutrik locking RJ45 Ethercon socket 
  • DMX in/out ports: 8 x 5-pin female XLR 
  • Keyboard: USB or PS2 
  • Mouse: USB or PS2 Backup, software upload: USB
  • Monitor: VGA 15-pin
  • AC power input: 3-pin IEC male socket
  • AC power throughput: 3-pin IEC female socket

Electrical

  • AC power: Auto-ranging 100 - 240 VAC nominal, 50/60 Hz
  • Main fuse: 2 x 500 mA T (slow-blow)

Typical Power and Current

100 V, 60 Hz: 220 mA 

Measurements made at nominal voltage. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%.

Ordering Information

Ether2DMX8: P/N 90758130