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    Control/Dimming Questions about CMX

    Hi! I'm currently a student for theatre production. I'm working on a slide show for my networking class and I'm having some difficulty with CMX. My first issue is what is the topology for the network? I haven't found much but I think it's a bus? Am I correct? How is the signal structured for...
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    Control/Dimming LED Decoders stops working until turned off and on again. We're all stumped.

    Hi everyone, We are using some LTech DMX512 24 Channel decoders ( in one of our shows and we're having a strange problem with them. Every so often (but way too often) we need to turn them off and...
  3. zackconn44

    Dmx Issues

    so I just added a Antari Z380 fazed to a dmx chain that originated from a showbaby. Without the gazer in it it works properly but right when I add it the light after it in the chain begin to strive and move around. Is there a reason for this? I’m probably just going to add it to the end of the 9...
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    PC to Lighting Contoller to Lights

    This is a newbie question: Is there a topology where you can design / test your light setup on a software like QLC+ and then copy/stream it to controller for playing it in production a) Is this real, or am I just making it b) what would l need, software, usb to dmx dongles, lighting...
  5. R

    USB DMX Dongle

    I am in market for a USB DMX Dongle, I have read about the Entec dongle, DMXKing etc. What is a less expensive dongle for a 2-3 light setup.
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    Multiplex and DMX at the same time

    Hello and greetings from Hot Springs, AR. I have a technical question that is a little out of my wheelhouse. I currently operate the audio booth at our local theater and recently our lighting system has been on the fritz, it only about 20 years old. I am pushing that we go to LED lighting since...
  7. meatpopsicle

    molex connector

    Can anybody tell me what type of molex connector this is?
  8. Stevens R. Miller

    DMX512 Touch Panel Locks Out My Wall Switch

    Well, I'm back in my son's (former) middle school, running lights for a drama camp. The lighting system is a DMX 512 type, with an old (but mostly working) Innovator 24/48. The house lights are a bunch of recessed incandescents and also a bunch of fluorescents. The Innovator can control the...