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Simple ArtNet Setup

This procedure sets up one 8 port XNet interface on Artnet. Computer Setup Set the IP address of the Ethernet port on the Artist computer to 2.0.0.1 and the sub-net mask to 255.0.0.0Start ArtistRight-click Navigator/Resources/Interface Manager/Artnet and select...

X-Net 8 ArtNet Addressing

The X-Net 8 has an inexplicably complicated switch setting. In this article I do my best to explain it. The possible addresses are in the range 2.39.2.4 to 2.39.2.250. Each address setting occupies 2 address slots. So, for example, Sw1 = 1, Sw2 = 3, Sw3 = 0...

ArtNet

Introduction Artnet is the license-free protocol for distributing DMX over TCP/IP packets in local area network systems. Artnet is supported by a wide range of DMX devices. We recommend that Artnet is used on a private network since it does...

DMX512

Introduction DMX 512 is the primary protocol for communicating with lighting fixtures. Since its inception in the 80’s it has become ubiquitous in the lighting industry. It is a serial communication that allows for fixtures to be daisy-chained along the...