# lights from a computer

#### simchapup

##### Lighting Technician
ok the theatre im working at has an old leperchaun light board and i was wondering if there was anyway to plug my computer into that and then run it that way so i could program pre set cues if any one knows any thing please help

#### len

##### Well-Known Member
None of which I'm aware. It is possible to control dmx via a pc or a mac, but either requires a hardware interface. The various interfaces could run from under $100 to over$1,500. Software is typically downloadable for free. Do a search on this forum for pc dmx and the like.

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#### jfitzpat

##### Member
AVGuyAndy said:
The rule on the LAB is that you can't comment on your products unless someone else brings up your specific product first. I think that would be a good rule for here too? Dave?

Again, I had been trying to use the 'in appropriate response to an question/subject' standard, since I saw other vendors and resellers making direct responses/product recommendations in other threads.

But whatever the rules are, I'm happy to comply, regardless of what others do.

-jjf

#### bdesmond

##### Active Member
I don't know what the official rule is nor can I speak for Dave, but, I don't see the problem given the poster identified himself as a stakeholder in the organization which makes the product he was promoting...