Dmx to Artnet?

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  1. fluentpc

    fluentpc New Member

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    Is it possible to go from DMX to Artnet? I have heard that nodes go both ways but I'm not entirely sure. This is for a home theater that runs off of Artnet and I would like to be able to output DMX from a basic DMX controller or PC software that has a DMX dongle like ETC Eos nomad.
    Any help would be appreciated.
    Thanks.

    P.S. if is possible can anyone recommend a cheap node for a home theater budget.
     
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    sk8rsdad Well-Known Member Premium Member Fight Leukemia

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    Nomad does Art-Net directly. Why use DMX at all?
     
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    That would be awesome however, I have not been able to get that to work. I assumed etc wanted you to buy their gadget for $200. It states this message upon startup. Here are the settings.
     
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    ETC Nomad outputs Art-Net but periodically garbles the packet because they need to make money. They do the same thing with the DMX. You have to license Nomad. The least costly option is to find somebody willing to sell you an old Eos or Congo client dongle.

    Still, Art-Net is an ethernet protocol so there's no need to go Ethernet-to-DMX-to-Ethernet.
     
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    Gotcha. thanks.
     
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    IF memory serves me correctly the Martin software will do one universe of artnet for free.
     
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    Chamsys MAgicQ PC will do 16 universes of artnet for free.
     
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    Correct. Thats what I'm using right now.
     
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