Ether2DMX8

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Ether2DMX8 is a highly capable DMX router and much more! As a DMX router, it translates Artnet protocol into DMX in/out universes but can also be used as a DMX merger, DMX splitter hub, fail safe device, cue playback, and DMX viewer monitor. As an extension for the M-Series console it provides 8 DMX ports. When connected to a standalone PC, the Ether2DMX8 also becomes the license key for M-PC and provides 64 DMX Universes.

  • Artnet to DMX – DMX to Artnet conversion
  • 10 Factory and users Presets
  • 99 Cues with Fade Time, Hold Time and Cue Linking

Features

  • Artnet to DMX conversion
  • DMX to Artnet conversion
  • 10 Factory Presets
  • 10 User Presets
  • 99 Cues with Fade Time, Hold Time and Cue Linking
  • 8 Switch Inputs
  • 8 XLR female 5pins
  • DMX Monitor
  • DMX and Artnet Test Generator
  • Multiple Artnet IP in for backup system
  • USB port for backup and firmware update
  • M-PC License with 64 x DMX512

Tech Specs

PhysicalLength: 288 mm (11.4 in.)Width: 482.2 mm (19.0 in.), 19-inch rackmountHeight: 43.6 mm (1.8 in.), 1UWeight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.)
Control/User InterfaceFront panel display with 4-button control menu1 x dual-color LED per portMouse & keyboard inputRemote web accessDMX viewer for any physical incoming or outgoing DMX port
Hardware520 MHz processor for fast DMX outputEthernetArt-Net-compliant, Art-Net II-compliantACN-readyBuilt-in webpage for quick access and remote setup10/100 Mbit connection8 portsConfigurable as input or outputOpto-isolated circuit for each portUser-definable DMX timings for each portEach port set as output can be set to constantly repeat the last received DMX frame, or only to output new framesRDM-readyDual-color LED for each port8 open-contact inputsInputs transmit Art-Net-compatible contact closures on the networkContact closures can trigger factory and user presets and start cue playback
Software10 user presets for device configurationM-Series, Maxedia use preset with auto-IP address settingPresets for DMX Hub and Splitter functionalityMergeable setup where multiple inputs are routed in LTP, HTP to one outputPorts assignable to input or outputPorts routable to/from internal ports or to/from any DMX universe on Art-NetPort routing triggerable by contact closure through the use of user presetsDMX channel ranges of ports configurableMerger modules routable between inputs and outputs and/or Art-Net universesChannel ranges can be put in LTP/HTP, copy or fixed value from other channelsAuto or manual IP addressingTracking backup function: automatic handover to another Art-Net signal if one Art-Net signal failsDMX and Art-Net test pattern generatorArt-Net broadcast and unicast compatibleConfiguration files loadable/storable on USB memory sticksFirmware upload via USB memory stick
ConstructionHousing: Steel and aluminumFinish: Electrostatic powder-coated
Installation19-inch rackmount (1U)
Connections10/100 base-T ethernet port: Neutrik locking RJ45 Ethercon socketDMX in/out ports: 8 x 5-pin female XLRBackup, software upload: USBAC power input: 3-pin IEC male socketAC power throughput: 3-pin IEC female socket
ElectricalAC power: Auto-ranging 100 - 240 VAC nominal, 50/60 HzMain fuse: 2 x 500 mA T (slow-blow)
Typical Power and Current100 V, 60 Hz: 220 mAMeasurements made at nominal voltage. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%.
Ordering InformationEther2DMX8: P/N 90758130

Downloads

Filename Version Language Size Uploaded
Software
Download 17 M-Series Firmware Update Program     369 MB Dec 12, 2017
Download 17 Ether2DMX8 Firmware     1.6 MB Dec 14, 2017
Download 17 Firmware 2.02  en  1.6 MB Nov 17, 2013
Manuals
Download 17 User manual en  3.62 MB Sep 28, 2010
Specifications
Download 17 Ether2DMX8 Spec Sheet-English   en  992 KB Jul 09, 2018
Training Resources
Download 17 M-Series 05: FX     Dec 13, 2017
Download 17 M-Series 07: Network     Dec 13, 2017
Download 17 M-Series 06: Cues and cuelists     Dec 13, 2017
Instructions
Mandatory firmware upgrade en    Mar 12, 2012
Trainings
M-Series 07: Network en    Sep 06, 2017
M-Series 06: Cues and cuelists en    Sep 06, 2017
M-Series 05: FX en    Sep 06, 2017
Compliances
Download 17 ETL Listing Verification en  294 KB Aug 12, 2013
Service Procedures
Download 17 Configuration of the DMX ports en  355 KB Jan 08, 2013

Support/FAQs