dmx control

  1. Palms

    RGB LED Tape DMX decoder wiring

    Hi all, I have a DMX decoder for RGB LED tape and I want to wire it up for use on a show. Its clear how the tape gets wired in but I have got a bit confused on how the power supply hooks up. There is an in for the power input clearly marked but then there is also another 'V- V-' terminal that...
  2. T

    Can a 3rd Party DMX Stage Light Controller connect to my ETC system?

    I volunteer as my kids school and we will be having a dance coming up next month. The DJ took a look at our setup and wanted to know if he can use his own light controller (which has some chase/strobe functions or something) for the show. He told me it is a "universal DMX controller". I know...
  3. N

    Architectural control into DMX

    Hello, Our school auditorium is currently being upgraded to a Crestron architectural control system. Our theatre has two DMX universes, and plenty of spare outputs, but we don’t have any spare DMX inputs into the system. What I’m wondering is: I’m sure people in this community have...
  4. Noah Abrams

    Etc Eos Gadget 2/ion

    Hello everyone, this is my first time posting on here and hope I can get some good feedback. I have recently purchased an ETC Gadget 2 DMX to USB interface. I love being able to have the functionality of an ion with a fraction of the price tag. Is there any affordable ways to connect an external...
  5. Rose03

    Control/Dimming Older Computer Based DMX Control

    I was wondering if there was any dmx control software for older computers, I was hoping to get something working on an iMac G4, but the older the computer the better.
  6. Rose03

    Microvision Or ETC Nomad?

    I have quite a predicament on my hands, I am looking to buy a DMX controller and I have narrowed it down to two possible candidates. Etc Nomad EOS or a microvision. Each is around the same price. The Pros of the microvision are I would have the opportunity to learn a new desk language, its an...
  7. L

    RGBW LED tape > from remote to DMX (?)

    I'm working on a show where the company has LED tape (RGBW), controlled via remote. I believe it is or is similar to Illume Lighting 196 in. Color Changing RGB Kit with Plug In Driver and Color Changing Remote As I want to control said LED tape from the light board I'm trying to figure out the...
  8. Fountain Of Euph

    Lighting: Network vs DMX Over Copper

    Hi all, I've been "off com" for a while, so let me know if there is another thread for this already. One of the spaces I help out in is starting to look at some lighting replacements. First priority is the wash lights over the thrust/apron-they are recessed par 36's (IE House lights) with...
  9. lightingjada

    Suggestions for designing a lighting control system

    Hi Everyone I've designed lighting plan for a sport stadium but would like some advice on lighting control system for installation. I have no knowledge/real world experience regarding lighting control equipment but I've looked some resources regarding DMX-RDM, Art-Net & Wi-Fi. From all I've...
  10. Jeffry Garcia

    Automated Fixtures Looking to upgrade some lights?

    Hey Everyone! I have a big storage full of lights that have never been used that I need to get rid of... Almost any kind of light you can imagine. -Moving heads (Wash, Spot, Beam) -Par Cans -Controllers -Etc. Don't know if this is the right place to post but let me know if you're interested!
  11. A

    raspberry pi for click track + dmx control

    Hi everyone, before I'm getting crucified: yes I have read the previous threads on combining lights and click tracks. And I have been googling this at length but didn't get anywhere. I do have a more specific issue though. If I'm using my old raspberry pi (+ a dmx interface built for it like...
  12. Graham Zellers

    Design Issues and Solutions Need Wiring LED Help

    Hello all, My theatre has decided to put up a show in which there is a ton of individual LEDs and LED tape needed within our scenery and needs to be DMX-controllable. I am not exactly sure where to begin though I know we will have a 15' by 30' wall that breaks into 5 sections (for wall moving...
  13. O

    NSI N0501-2 Microplex to DMX

    Hey Everyone, I recently acquired an NSI N0501-2 or Leviton I/F 501-2 (i believe they are one in the same) to be able to utilize some old dimmers we have to be able to be controlled by our DMX software. We are currently running a variety of DMX controllers (what ever production is in the...
  14. S

    Control/Dimming Adding LED Instrument to Existing Lighting Rig

    Hello all, I am working in a space that has two portable 12-dimmer racks and I am trying to add an LED luminaire to the system. Control: I am using a computer program called Isadora, which I know quite well, and my Macbook Pro instead of the tiny control console that is in the space. I am...
  15. W

    DMX Control Software

    Our theatre is recently updating a very outdated lighting system. We have upgraded to all new portable dimmer packs with DMX control capabilities. We bought the Chauvet Xpress 512 to utilize as a DMX interface with our computer. When I downloaded ShowXpress however, it doesn't seem to be made to...