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Artist can be controlled with simple text message sent across Ethernet using a TCP/IP connection. Artist responds to the Text Commands as define in the help section Automation.

  • Input Output Patch/Network Remotes – right click and select Properties
  • Check Enable – note the IP address(es) and port (default 700) of this computer to enter in to your remote device
  • Click OK – this system is now listening for text commands

Look in the Help – Automation/Text Commands. This lists the commands that Artist will respond to. For example, the following command  activates Cue 2 in Cue List 3,


The command must be followed by a carriage return or a null character.

You can use a telnet client on the remote system to verify responses to your commands.