DMX?

Dec 27, 2008 at 2:06am

DMX?

Hi,

I am aware that this is a pretty general question but, I wanted to design a DMX controller in Max for general use. Ie, something that could be configured to different systems. I have some understanding of how the protocol works but not sure of the best way to generate this data in Max.

Any general pointers would be greatly appreciated.

Cheers

#41469
Dec 27, 2008 at 10:14am

>Hi,
>
>I am aware that this is a pretty general question but, I wanted to
>design a DMX controller in Max for general use. Ie, something that
>could be configured to different systems. I have some understanding
>of how the protocol works but not sure of the best way to generate
>this data in Max.
>
>Any general pointers would be greatly appreciated.

i am not sure what you mean by “design a DMX controller in Max for
general use” – guess it’s a little like building a MIDI general
controller – you need a midi interface for this, and i belive in the
case of DMX you have to have a dmx interface

I use the lanbox for this, and controllng DMX is really easy with
this – I am not at all a specialist of dmx, but so far controling
anything (I needed) was really simple, so simple that I never even
did a controller sub-patch nor anything – it usually is just a
question of putting 2 or 3 boxes together…

best

kasper

Kasper T. Toeplitz
noise, composition, bass, computer

http://www.sleazeArt.com

http://www.myspace.com/sleazeart

#147686
Dec 27, 2008 at 4:10pm

I use this and it works very well. It has its own object in Max and you just send it a list of values, very easy to use!

http://www.anyma.ch/research/udmx/

#147687
Dec 28, 2008 at 3:17am

I use the enttec box and the object that is around 10$

pp

On Sat Dec 27 11:10:17 EST 2008, Meriol Lehmann
wrote:

>
> I use this and it works very well. It has its own object in Max
> and you just send it a list of values, very easy to use!
>
> http://www.anyma.ch/research/udmx/
>
> –
> Meriol Lehmann
> Technical Director
> AVATAR – Association de cr??ation et de diffusion sonores et
> ??lectroniques
> lenomdelachose.org
>
>

Patrick Pagano,M.F.A
Sound and Light Technologist
Nadine McGuire Theatre & Dance Pavilion
GAINESVILLE FL US 32611-5900
University Of Florida
(352) 273-1483

#147688
Dec 28, 2008 at 7:18am

maybe check the lanbox from cds
http://www.lanbox.com

i work with the lanbox-lcx

http://www.lanbox.com/products/LCXDataSheet.html

its a bit more expensive than other dmx-usb hardware
but it gives you dmx-in and dmx-out on tcp/ip ,udp ,usb ,midi
and it can operate standalone
there are some maxobjects with it or use the lcedit software that comes with the box

i used it myself to make my own dmx controller in max which was used for an opera play .

#147689
Dec 28, 2008 at 11:05am

#147690
Dec 28, 2008 at 11:39am

yes, working with udmx is fun. it’s easy to use, stable and _small_.
also, michi is a nice guy who could use some more support ;)

On 28 Dec 2008, at 12:05, yair reshef wrote:
> Udmx ++
>
> On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 6:10 PM, Meriol Lehmann
> wrote:
>
> I use this and it works very well. It has its own object in Max and
> you just send it a list of values, very easy to use!
>
> http://www.anyma.ch/research/udmx/
>

#147691
Mar 28, 2009 at 2:50pm

Have somebody ever tried this card ?

http://interface-z.com/produits/com09_mididmx.htm

It seems good isn’t it ?
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