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There are three methods for finding the IP address of an Art-Net product: * Connect using DMX-Workshop, this will display the product in a network list along with its IP address. DMX-Workshop can be downloaded from here [1]. * Ping: Open a comma...
THE ARTISTIC LICENCE SITE HAS NUMEROUS DMX512 RESOURCES: Application Note 0201 - DMX & RDM Introduction [1]. This includes wiring details for XLR and RJ45. Application Note 0205 - DMX & RDM Splitters [2]. What are they and where to use them. A...
Manufacturer-specific PIDs are used to provide manufacturers with a mechanism to implement RDM commands that are not available in the standard RDM command set. The RDM standard says: "Manufacturer-specific PID's shall be created in the range of 0x80...
A Node must respond to an ArtPoll with an ArtPollReply within 3 seconds. If the Controller does not receive a response in this time it should consider the Node to have disconnected. It is a requirement of Art-Net that all controllers broadcast an ArtPoll ...
In order to make a product visible in DMX-Workshop, the product must reply to an ArtPoll with one or more ArtPollReply. The attached file shows a Wire Shark capture of the ArtPollReply packets from a Data-Lynx IOP. Common errors in formatting ArtPol...
Art-Net allows and supports multiple controllers on a network. When there are multiple controllers, Nodes will receive ArtPolls from different controllers which may contain conflicting diagnostics requirements. This is resolved as follows: * If any...
The Art-Net 4 protocol simplifies the way in which a gateway with more than 4 ports publishes itself to the console. The console sends out ArtPoll packets to request information from the gateway. The gateway then replies with up to 255 ArtPollReply pac...
The IP address of all Artistic Licence network products can be reset to factory default using the front panel controls as described below: PRODUCT IP RESET PROCEDURE AL5001 A AL5002 A Data-Lynx O/P B Data-Lynx I/...
The full Art-Net 4 protocol specification can be downloaded from: http://www.artisticlicence.com/WebSiteMaster/User%20Guides/art-net.pdf [1] Links: ------ [1] http://www.artisticlicence.com/WebSiteMaster/User%20Guides/art-net.pdf
Numerous of the Art-Net packets contain Version numbers. These can be either the version number of Art-Net or the Node's version number. The terms ProtVerHi / ProtVerLo are used to describe the Art-Net protocol version number. This has never been ch...
It is sometimes necessary to add a new ballast to an existing installation. Usually you will want to do this without changing the short addresses of the existing ballasts. To do this you need to isolate the new ballast from the existing network prio...
DALI-USB is a product manufacture bu Tridonic. Artistic Licence resells this product for the convenience of our customers wishing to use a laptop rather than a handheld device such as DALI-Scope. The Tridonic page for this product is here [1]. Th...
Artistic Licence offers a number of products used to convert and manage DALI. The Rail-Dali-Dmx [1] converts DALI to DMX512 and the Rail-Dmx-Dali [2] converts to DMX to DALI. There is a very large speed difference between DMX512 and DALI which m...
DMX-Workshop is the free of charge Windows application for monitoring and configuring Art-Net devices. When used with Windows 7, certain additional steps are required to ensure it runs correctly. Specifically Windows XP and Administrator permission is req...
Please see this [1] application note for information on how to set the IP address of a Windows PC. Links: ------ [1] http://www.artisticlicence.com/WebSiteMaster/App%20Notes/0110%20Art-Net%20Setting%20an%20IP%20address%20on%20Windows%20XP.pdf
This application note [1] provides an overview of how to use DALI translate in Dmx-Workshop. DALI translate functionality allows the user to translate Art-Osc to physical DALI using the daliDongle and visa-versa. Links: ------ [1] http://www.artisticlice...
This application note [1] provides an overview of how to use the DALI transmit and sniffer functions in Dmx-Workshop. DALI output can be achieved with both the daliDongle and using Art-Osc. Links: ------ [1] http://www.artisticlicence.com/WebSiteMaster/A...
You'll find the import from CSV button in the Pixel Map tab. From here the process of importing a properly formatted CSV is straight forward. You just need to find and open your pre-existing CSV file. Please note that you must not have the file open in...
dVnet has the ability to operate as a network translator / soft-patch. This can be done using one or two network cards. The input protocol is always Art-Net and the output protocol can be selected between Art-Net, KiNet and sACN. This example descr...
From time to time, new firmware is released for Jump-Start. The latest versions can be found here [1]. It is not necessary to return Jump-Start for upgrade - it can be done in the field. This is achieved by connecting Jump-Start to an Artistic Licence ...
Jump-Start is a low cost tool used to remotely set the start address (and other parameters) of RDM fixtures. There is a quick guide to setting the start address here [1]. The full user guide is here in English [2] and Spanish [3]. Links: ------ ...
There are two key methods of dimming LED: Constant current (CC) and constant voltage (CV). CV dimmers put out a constant voltage and the current control is done by the LED fixture. This type of dimming tends to be used for the lower power LED products ...
Most customers use Mic-Edit to create their own fixtures when required. However Artistic Licence does release occasional updates to the library. You can make requests using the following application form. Additionally, if you have created fixtures y...
All versions of moody (with a DMX512 port) output a total of 42 slots (or channels) of data. The first 40 slots are filled with colour information in either 3 slot footprints for RGB or 4 slot footprints for RGBW. For example, the largest moody - the "...
Power-over-Ethernet or PoE defines the way that an ethernet cable can be used to send both power and data to a product. The product which uses PoE is called a 'PD' (Powered Device) and the product which supplies the power and data - often an ethernet s...
Users who are more familiar with DMX512 than DALI can find the way DALI ballasts respond to power cycle or fault conditions confusing. A key difference between DMX512 and DALI is that DMX512 is continuously refreshing whereas DALI is not. When A DMX...
RAIL-DALI-DMX. QUICK START. Often a customer simply wishes to use the Rail-DALI-DMX product to convert a simple DALI channel to DMX. The following instructions allow this: * Open the top cover to access the dip switches. * Set Switch-6 to off....
The sACN (Streaming ACN) protocol has been added to the entire range of Artistic Licence ethernet to DMX512 nodes. The differences between Art-Net and sACN lead to some minor clashes which this document seeks to clarify. All our ethernet products used ...
After Windows XP, Microsoft significantly changed the way in which application software can communicate with Windows. This means that in Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 our software products must be run in a special mode. This mode is called Windows XP ...
vSplit provides a very flexible solution to DMX distribution. The number of product configurations run to millions and so not every configuration is available from stock, but is built to order. The following guide is an over view of how to generate the...
Numerous Artistic Licence software products run in administrator mode. By default, Windows does not share mapped drives across user accounts. The following registry key will override this behaviour: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Curr...
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