Ether2DMX8 (discontinued)

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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


  • 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


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


  Version Language Size Uploaded
file type icon Ether2DMX8 Spec Sheet-English
en updated: Oct 2020
  en  992 KB Oct 2020
file type icon Ether2DMX8 - User manual
en version A, updated: May 2018
en  3.62 MB May 2018
file type icon ETL Listing Verification
en version A, updated: May 2018
en  294 KB May 2018
file type icon Firmware
en version 2.02, updated: May 2018
2.02  en  1.6 MB May 2018
Service Procedures
file type icon Configuration of the DMX ports
en version A, updated: May 2018
en  355 KB May 2018
Service Notes
Mandatory firmware upgrade
en version A, updated: May 2018
A   en    May 2018
file type icon M-Series 05: FX
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
M-Series 07: Network
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
M-Series 06: Cues and cuelists
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
M-Series 05: FX
en version A, updated: Aug 2023
A   en    Aug 2023
file type icon M-Series 07: Network
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
file type icon M-Series 06: Cues and cuelists
updated: Dec 2017
    Dec 2017
platform icon M-Series Firmware Update Program
updated: Jul 2020
    369 MB Jul 2020
platform icon Ether2DMX8 Firmware
updated: Dec 2017
    1.6 MB Dec 2017

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