A guide to the basics of RDM (Remote Device Management) DMX. How it works and what it does. (more…)
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Articles, guides and tutorials on Remote Device management, RDM DMX and related stage lighting control. RDM is an addition to the DMX512 protocol which enables two-way communication over a DMX control system, allowing devices such as lighting fixtures and other equipment to ‘talk back’ to the controller. This can be used to remotely setup and adjust the devices from an RDM enabled controller.
The comprehensive DMX book “Recommended Practice for DMX 512: A guide for users and installers” (phew) by Adam Bennette has been updated. On Stage Lighting looks at the new edition plus some other DMX books. (more…)
DMX512 is the most common stage lighting control system that can control both intelligent lighting and DMX dimmer systems. A DMX control system is pretty simple and robust and DMX faults are a less common problem in stage lighting, compared to blown lamps etc. If you do have a fault in your DMX chain, it […]
If you have any experience of stage lighting you have probably used the DMX512 protocol to control your lighting rig. Apart from being able to control your dimmers, DMX lighting control is at the heart of intelligent lighting, moving lights and accessories. This article explains the basics of a full DMX stage lighting system while […]