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Ion Client and ENTTEC DMX USB PRO

Discussion in 'Lighting and Electrics' started by gizm770o, Mar 17, 2010.

  1. gizm770o

    gizm770o Member

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    Is there any way to use the ETC Ion Client with an ENTTEC DMX USB PRO? If not do you guys have any suggestions for software that will work with it? Preferably that runs on Mac but Windows is also a possible.
     
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    Pie4Weebl Well-Known Member Fight Leukemia

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    It does not, sadly no ETC offline editor can be plugged into any soft of widget.

    If you can handle a real moving light board, the most popular suggestion is Chamsys MagicQ which you can have one free universe of.
     
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    Footer Senior Team Senior Team Premium Member

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    You can actually run 14 (its close to that, might be 18) universes without buying Chamsys branded hardware. If you have Artnet or Shownet nodes you can get access to more universes. They do limit you to one 3rd party USB interface.
     
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    It's possible to circumvent this limitation by using an application to turn an Enttec Pro or compatible device into an ArtNet node. Ugly but functional. Hold tight, I'm not far off releasing a low cost 4 universe ArtNet & E1.31 box.

    Jason
     
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    gafftaper Senior Team Senior Team Fight Leukemia

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    Do a search for Champsys here on CB. You'll find MANY articles discussing it. It's a pretty powerful piece of free software. Of course once you have it you'll decide you really need a wing panel... which is how they get a $1000 out of you.
     
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    What? No free lunch!:neutral:

    Search for "Chamsys"

    Jason
     

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