Control/Dimming DMX Terminator Purchase

Hello. Can someone suggest a source for reliable DMX-512 Terminators? I’m like to add 20-25 XLR5 terminators to my personal kit. I’m based in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Thank you.
 

RonHebbard

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Hello. Can someone suggest a source for reliable DMX-512 Terminators? I’m like to add 20-25 XLR5 terminators to my personal kit. I’m based in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Thank you.
@MikeDonovan 120 Ohm 1/8th Watt resistors are approximately one dollar per 100, add your favorite XLR 5. two touches of solder, and be happy.
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More important question... that's feels like a lot of terminators... aside from starting skynet.... whatchya doin? or how many non self terminating fixtures are you using?
 

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If only we knew of someone who might be responsible for that...

Sorry Dave. I typed into the search "DMX Terminator". Came back with 6 or more pages of DMX items, so I sorted with cheapest first (I assumed a 5 pin terminator would be less then a Swisson product), doesnt show any terminators. I think a phone call would yield a product.
 

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I've yet to measure DMX current over about 150 mA. Most of the commercial terminators use either 1/8 or 1/4 Watt resistors.
 

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In making your own (recommended), consider re-usability or purpose of it. Otherwise at some point someone will just remove it and throw it away or return it at best "as just a connector". 25 is a lot in question of need = why?

Mark terminators say P-Touch label, heat shrink over the body junction of the plug... even in the past done tie line with a loop for attachment thru the cord grip so as to mount to something. Concept was and is.... this is not just an XLR plug plugged in for some un-known reason.
In show support, amazing still how many times a terminator... "No that's stupid" and "Can't be that"... will solve the problem and should be at very least in stock for trouble shooting.
 

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Hey @ship, what size resistor does your company use when making its own terminators?
 

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Full Compass has TMB brand, the website does not show a price. I know I got a bunch from Production Advantage, but cannot find on their website.
We have some 5 pin terminators from LEX, and we have a stocking order for 3 and 5-pin terms with TMB that we are waiting on. I'll get the LEX ones online today as a stop-gap until our TMB ones arrive.
 

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Seriously, only ever used 1/8 in any I've built. The Ansi Standard is current dissapation of 2 watts Fleenor uses 2 w at 2v.
 
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