Art-Net to dual DMX512Net-Lynx™ O/P is a desktop Ethernet to DMX512 converter. It converts Art-Net Ethernet data into two universes of DMX512.
Net-Lynx O/P is housed in a small, robust extruded case. The Ethernet connection is made via a latching Neutrik XLR-RJ45 connector. This connector also accepts standard RJ45's. The power input can be either from the Ethernet cable using the IEEE 802.3 standard, or from an external power supply.
The front panel provides two DMX512-A outlets. Each outlet is designed to support the planned Remote Device Management Protocol (RDM). Configuration is simplicity itself. The three rotary dials are used to select the required DMX512 universe.
This product can be fitted with a Truss Mount Adapter Truss-Ears.
Net-Lynx O/P can be software upgraded via the network connection.
- DMX routing by Ethernet
- Connect up to 256 DMX Universes to one network
- Two DMX512 outputs
- 10BaseT Ethernet Port
- Compatible with DMX512-A
- RDM V1.0 (E1.20 - 2006 ESTA Standard)
- Power indicator
- Data activity indicators
- Art-Net Compatible
- Truss Mount Adapter available
- Listing: CE FCC
- IP Rating: Indoor use
- Power: 2W
- Input Voltage: 9-48VDC
- Current: 35mA @ 48VDC
- Height: 115mm
- Width: 195mm
- Depth: 55mm
- DMX Output Connections: XLR5
- Network Connections: XLR-RJ45
- Power Connection: XLR4
- Isolation Ethernet port: Total Isolation
- Isolation Power input: Total Isolation
- Isolation DMX Output: A/B:Common Ground Referenced
- Net Mass: 0.70 kg
- Approximate Carton Mass: 0.80 kg
- Approximate Carton Dimensions: 220 x 180 x 120 mm
- Volume: 4752000 mm³
- Manufacturer: Artistic Licence Engineering Ltd
- Country of Manufacture: The United Kingdom
July 2005. Colour-Tramp Keeps Things Moving
Artistic Licence supply control system for the new Craigieburn Bypass lighting installation in Melbourne. The new Craigieburn Bypass now provides a freeway link between the Melbourne Metropolitan Ring Road and the Hume Freeway in Australia's second city. Amongst the unique features of this road-building project is the world's first traffic controlled lighting effect, conceived by landscape architects Taylor Cullity Lethlan and engineers ... Download »
November 2001. More Network Solutions from Artistic Licence
Following in the footsteps of Down-Lynx, the PLASA 2001 award winning Ethernet / DMX converter, Artistic Licence has further extended the product range. Net-Lynx is a portable Ethernet / DMX converter, housed in a robust aluminium case. The product is available in two versions: Net-Lynx O/P converts Art-Net Ethernet into two universes of DMX512A. Net-Lynx I/P provides the complementary function, converting two universes of DMX into Art-Net Ethernet. Download »
April 2000. Art-Net
Artistic Licence (UK) Ltd has released a new revision of the Art-Net Ethernet protocol. Art-Net was originally developed as a 'stop-gap' solution whilst the industry awaited the release of ESTA's Advanced Control Network Protocol (ACN). Art-Net has now been implemented by a number of leading manufacturers and the latest revision reflects feedback from their requirements. Download »
May 2002. New range of RDM Ready DMX512 Splitters
Artistic Licence has launched two new DMX512 splitters: DMX-Split RDM and Rack-Split RDM. As the product names suggest, both are designed to support the forthcoming ESTA Remote Device Management protocol. RDM (officially BSR E1.20) is currently in development by the ESTA Technical Standards Programme, of which Artistic Licence is an active participant. Download »
July 2005. A Galaxy of Colour
Colour-Tramp, the sophisticated 2D lighting controller designed by Artistic Licence, provides the control system at the new Galaxy Park project in Tianjin, China. The City of Tianjin commissioned Beijing based Teon Scenik to produce a light and laser display in Galaxy Park as a permanent tourist attraction. LED was chosen as the lighting technology and TIR systems was commissioned as the provider, while Hong Kong based Ptarmigan Consulting was appointed ... Download »
February 2003. LEGO Stores run with Art-Net
LEGO has recently opened three new retail stores in Cologne, Milton Keynes and Moscow. These stores all make extensive use of effect lighting to add atmosphere and excitement to the specialist display areas in the stores. Designed and maintained in house by LEGO AudioVisuals the architectural and effects lighting in all stores is ... Download »
July 2004. Artistic Licence supply Quo Vadis with Colour-Tramp
Architect Tom de Paor has been commissioned to improve the environment of the congested, hostile landscape of the A13 by the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham. In collaboration with artist Clare Brew, he created 'PUMP', a polished concrete structure 6.4m high and 4.2m square. The illuminated monolithic structure is named 'PUMP' because it is the new water pumping station built on the site of the former red brick Edwardian building. Embedded in the concrete structure are 456 LED luminaires connected to Acrylic Rods that create spots of light, 50mm in diameter, which can produce any colour at any brightness. An Artistic Licence 2048 ... Download »
May 2002. Truss-Ear Launched
In response to customer demand, Artistic Licence is pleased to announce the Truss-Ear! Truss-Ear is a truss mount adapter, compatible with a range of Artistic Licence products, including DMX-Split RDM, Net-Lynx I/P, Net-Lynx O/P and the soon to be released Power-Hub 4. Download »
August 2005. Largest ever Colour-Tramp for Japan
Technical Supply Japan install largest ever Colour-Tramp system for Pachinko Game Centre. When Pachinko decided to open their new shop and games centre in Hakata Fukuoka, the largest shopping area in Western Japan, the architectural design called for a large visual effect above the shop frontage. The designers had chosen an LED colour changing fixture manufactured in Korea to form the heart of a large video-lighting wall. Once the design was complete, the search was on to find a control system that could provide the required features: live video, video rendering, off-line programming capability and the ability to mix lighting and video effects... Download »
November 2002. Art-Net Broadcasts in Brighton
Paul Green of Laser Grafix and Darren Parker of DPL Production Lighting have risen to the technical challenge presented to them by the Brighton Comedy Festival, to provide a temporary architectural lighting system for Brighton's derelict West Pier. Download »
- Find out more about the ESTA Technical Standards Programme
- GrandMA specify Artistic Licence Art-Net products for use with The GrandMA
- Download a copy of the IEEE 802.3af PoE standard
- Medialon specify Artistic Licence Art-Net products for use with their control systems
- Learn about Power over Ethernet
- Net-Lynx O/P user guide
- Net-Lynx O/P Datasheet
- Art-Net Node Declaration of Conformity
- Art-Net Range Overview
- Power supply cross reference guide
Frequently Asked Questions
I need to test and configure RDM (Remote Device Management) products.
Jump-Start is a handheld tester for DMX that also includes a simple DMX tester. DMX-Workshop in combination with an Art-Net product such as Net-Lynx OP can also be used for testing RDM devices. It also allows more advanced features such as firmware upload.
I need to connect two DMX512 lines to a single dimmer
You can use DMX-Merge to do this. You could also convert the DMX to Art-Net and use the merge facilities of the Art-Net product range.
I need to merge two streams of Art-Net.
The Down-Lynx and Net-Lynx products can do this automatically. If you need more streams you can use Art-Merge.
What operating systems can I usec for Grand-Master Flash?
Windows 95 / Windows 98 / Windows ME / Windows NT / Windows 2000 / Windows XP.