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Show Laser Glossary, Definitions & Explanations

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DMX

What does DMX stand for?

The abbreviation DMX stands for Digital Multiplex and denotes a serial signal, which carries a special protocol from a controller to a DMX receiving device (the laser projector) in order to display pre-set effects. Through solely one cable it is possible to manage 512 different channels (therefore also called DMX512). A certain address (within the channel spectrum 1-512) can be assigned to every system connected laser unit.

How do I choose effects with DMX?

Also every effect has an address. By entering the address the selected laser is going to display the chosen effect. The addresses also may be entered via the dip switches on the back side of the laser projector.

Input DMX Address Number:


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Differences between 3 Pin and 5 Pin

There are plans for implementing more channels or a return mode for the 5 pin version in the future. At the moment there is no difference between 3 pin and 5 pin layout, besides you'll need different cables for connecting the devices.
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Learn more about DMX

Buy DMX capable show laser systems

Here you can find all Laserworld laser lights with DMX connection. Click on a particular show laser to display more information from our shop.

Laserworld EL-300RGB
Laserworld EL-300RGB
Laserworld EL-200RGB
Laserworld EL-200RGB
Laserworld PL-6000G
Laserworld PL-6000G
Laserworld BeamBar 10R - 638 - RED
Laserworld BeamBar 10R - 638 - RED
Laserworld BeamBar 10G - 532 - GREEN
Laserworld BeamBar 10G - 532 - GREEN
Laserworld PL-20.000RGB
Laserworld PL-20.000RGB
Laserworld BeamBar 10B - 450 - BLUE
Laserworld BeamBar 10B - 450 - BLUE
Laserworld CS-1000RGB
Laserworld CS-1000RGB
Laserworld CS-2000RGB FX
Laserworld CS-2000RGB FX
Laserworld PL-5000RGB
Laserworld PL-5000RGB
Laserworld EL-500RGB KeyTEX
Laserworld EL-500RGB KeyTEX
RTI NANO G 40 OPSL
RTI NANO G 40 OPSL
tarm 2.5
tarm 2.5
Laserworld DS-1000RGB
Laserworld DS-1000RGB
Laserworld DS-2000RGB
Laserworld DS-2000RGB
Laserworld DS-3000RGB
Laserworld DS-3000RGB
RTI PIKO RGB 30 OPSL
RTI PIKO RGB 30 OPSL
RTI NEO SIX
RTI NEO SIX
Laserworld EL-230RGB
Laserworld EL-230RGB
Laserworld EL-900RGB
Laserworld EL-900RGB
RTI NANO RGB 50 OPSL
RTI NANO RGB 50 OPSL
Laserworld EL-400RGB
Laserworld EL-400RGB
Laserworld PL-10.000RGB
Laserworld PL-10.000RGB
Laserworld PL-30.000RGB
Laserworld PL-30.000RGB
 

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