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USB / DMX INTERFACE     
USBDMX1

USB / DMX INTERFACE     
USBDMX2

USB / DMX INTERFACE     
USBDMX-IN

[USB / DMX  Interface USBDMX1] [USB / DMX  Interface USBDMX2] [USB / DMX  Interface USBDMX-IN]


We offer a range of PC interface cards, not only readily available but affordable and easy to program. Besides we offer ready-to use software packages for free.

Programming of our DMX512 USB interfaces is really simple. Here are the few steps you need to know to get things running.

FEATURES
USBDMX1
  • stand-alone mode operates independent of PC
  • no extra PSU needed
  • 512 DMX output channels
  • internal user accessible 8Bit parallel port
  • for EVERY computer supporting a standard USB port
  • lightweight plastic housing
  • Output: 3-pin XLR
  • supports Windows Windows 98/ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • intelligent lighting software suite SUNLITE2002 bundled

FEATURES
USBDMX1-LC
  • stand-alone mode operates independent of PC
  • no extra PSU needed
  • 512 DMX output channels
  • internal user accessible 8Bit parallel port
  • for EVERY computer supporting a standard USB port
  • lightweight plastic housing
  • Output: 3-pin XLR
  • supports Windows Windows 98/ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • Low Cost interface, no stand-alone mode, no software bundled
  • ideally suited for third party software solutions

FEATURES
USBDMX2
  • power supply from computer, standard USB A/B cable
  • 512 DMX output channels
  • for EVERY computer supporting a standard USB port
  • rugged metal housing
  • Output: 5-pin XLR
  • supports Windows Windows 98/ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • Low Cost interface, no stand-alone mode, no software bundled
  • ideally suited for third party software solutions

FEATURES
USBDMX-IN
  • power supply from computer, standard USB A/B cable
  • 512 DMX INPUT channels
  • for EVERY computer supporting a standard USB port
  • rugged metal housing
  • Input: 5-pin XLR
  • supports Windows Windows 98/ME, Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • Low Cost interface, no stand-alone mode, no software bundled
  • ideally suited for third party software solutions


PRELIMINARY INFORMATION

INSTALLATION

In order to use the interface with your PC, it has to be installed. Only then the computer can identify the interface automatically when plugged into the USB port. Please read the installation procedure.

The installation requires the following files, which should be copied to a temporary directory or to a floppy disk:


DRIVER FUNCTIONS

All interface functions are accessible though the library (DLL). The list of functions of the DASHARD.DLL can be printed or loaded as PDF file (approx. 22kB) if required.

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FUNCTION CHECK

To test proper functioning of the interface, the SLMINI program can be used. The SLMINI program checks the presence of the USBDMX interface and allows output on any of the 512 DMX channels. Additionally, you may check or set the internal 8fold parallel port of the USBDMX1 interface.

download SLMINI program file (ZIP file incl. VC6 sources, approx. 503 kB)


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Have Fun experimenting with the USBDMX1 USB Interface! We always welcome your Comments. Application Examples and Demos. Just mail to


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