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ILDA connector

What is an ILDA connector?

ILDA describes a data transmission protocol developed by the International Laser Disyplay Association for transferring image data between laser control systems and laser projectors. An ILDA connector is the standard connector for show laser lights to connect the laser display with an ILDA cable to the laser control device.
The connector is a 25 pin DB-25 connector:

ILDA connector pin
PIN
FUNCTION
1
2
3
4 & 17
5
6
7
8
9
10


11

12
13
14
15
16
17 & 4
18
19
20
21
22
23


24

25
x-axis scanner, positive signal. Difference of 10V
y-axis scanner, positive signal. Difference of 10V
intensity/brightness, positive signal. Difference of 5V
Interlock. Linking of both enables output
red intensity, positive signal. Difference of 5V
green intensity, positive signal. Difference of 5V
blue intensity, positive signal. Difference of 5V
deep blue intensity, positive signal. Difference of 5V
yellow intensity, positive signal. Difference of 5V
cyan intensity, positive signal. Difference of 5V
OR: DMX512 IN; positive signal (Showeditor and Phoenix interfaces).
DMX512 OUT; positive signal (Showeditor and Phoenix interfaces).
Projector return signal
Shutter. Difference of 5V
x-axis scanner, negative signal. Difference of 10V
y-axis scanner, negative signal. Difference of 10V
intensity/brightness, negative signal. Difference of 5V
Interlock. Linking of both enables output
red intensity, negative signal. Difference of 5V
green intensity, negative signal. Difference of 5V
blue intensity, negative signal. Difference of 5V
deep blue intensity, negative signal. Difference of 5V
yellow intensity, negative signal. Difference of 5V
cyan intensity, negative signal. Difference of 5V
OR: DMX512 IN; negative signal (Showeditor and Phoenix interfaces)
DMX512 OUT; negative signal (Showeditor and Phoenix interfaces).
Ground

Buy show laser systems with ILDA connector

Here you can find all Laserworld laser lights with ILDA connector. From budget version to high-end solution. Click on a particular show laser to display more information from our shop.

Laserworld CS-1000RGB
Laserworld CS-1000RGB
Laserworld DS-1000RGB
Laserworld DS-1000RGB
Laserworld CS-2000RGB FX
Laserworld CS-2000RGB FX
Laserworld DS-2000RGB
Laserworld DS-2000RGB
Laserworld DS-3000RGB
Laserworld DS-3000RGB
tarm 2.5
tarm 2.5
Laserworld PL-5000RGB
Laserworld PL-5000RGB
Laserworld PL-6000G
Laserworld PL-6000G
Laserworld PL-10.000RGB
Laserworld PL-10.000RGB
Laserworld PL-20.000RGB
Laserworld PL-20.000RGB
Laserworld PL-30.000RGB
Laserworld PL-30.000RGB
RTI PIKO RGB 28
RTI PIKO RGB 28
RTI PIKO RGB 30 OPSL
RTI PIKO RGB 30 OPSL
RTI NANO RGB 50 OPSL
RTI NANO RGB 50 OPSL
RTI NANO G 40 OPSL
RTI NANO G 40 OPSL
 

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