Connecting a DMX interface with MAX/MSP

Jun 25, 2006 at 11:13am

Connecting a DMX interface with MAX/MSP

Hi All!

I have just posted this in the Jitter forum to no evade so I thought id try it here:

I recently purchased a ‘home-made’ dmx interface from a small French company ( ).

It has recently come to my attention that it is possible to use DMX devices with Max/MSP Jitter. Could anyone give me some advice about connecting my DMX interface with Max/MSP Jitter? I know about the enntec drivers but im not sure if they will work with my interface.

Many Thanks,


Jun 25, 2006 at 7:11pm

whether it is possible to control your dmx device from Max or not
completely depends on how Max can talk to the box you bought.
What is it ? is it USB ? UDP over ethernet ? TCP/IP ? parallel ports ?
what protocol ?

please give us some information..



Jun 25, 2006 at 10:06pm
Jun 25, 2006 at 11:52pm

It runs via parellel.

Sep 5, 2006 at 1:48pm

I have tested the port and interface with other software (Lightjockey) and it works fine.

Is there anyway of testing it in max/msp?



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