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DMX512

Why is it called DMX512?

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. Every system connected laser system has got a certain start address (within the spectrum 1-512). Each signal can process 256 single signal steps - i.e. values from 0-256. Normally the value 0 stands for "OFF", the value 255 for "ON". Depending on the processing control signal, also effects, movements or simple signalings, etc. may be controlled. The DMX512 protocol simply provides the trigger signal - then action to be preformed will be implemented by the control board of the controlled device, according to the programming.

How do I select 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 DMX and 5 Pin DMX

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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Buy show laser lights with DMX connctor

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

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148.00 €
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Laserworld EL-400RGB laser
245.00 €
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Laserworld EL-200RGB laser
289.00 €
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Laserworld EL-500RGB KeyTEX laser
463.00 €
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Laserworld CS-1000RGB laser
565.00 €
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Laserworld EL-900RGB laser
590.00 €
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Laserworld BeamBar 10R-638 laser
670.00 €
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Laserworld BeamBar 10G-532 laser
700.00 €
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Laserworld DS-1000RGB laser
725.00 €
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Laserworld BeamBar 10B-450 laser
750.00 €
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Laserworld DS-1000RGB (ShowNET) laser
858.00 €
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Laserworld CS-2000RGB laser
925.00 €
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Laserworld DS-1600B (ShowNET) laser
990.00 €
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Laserworld PRO-1600RGB laser
1,098.00 €
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Laserworld DS-2000RGB (ShowNET) laser
1,390.00 €
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Laserworld DS-3000RGB laser
1,850.00 €
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Laserworld DS-5500B (ShowNET) laser
1,850.00 €
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Laserworld DS-3000RGB (ShowNET) laser
1,950.00 €
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tarm 2.5 (ShowNET) laser
1,990.00 €
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Laserworld DS-1800G (ShowNET) laser
1,990.00 €
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Laserworld PL-6000RGB (ShowNET) laser
3,250.00 €
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Laserworld BeamBar 10RGB laser
3,250.00 €
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Laserworld PL-5500RGB Outdoor (ShowNET) laser
3,500.00 €
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Laserworld DS-3000G (ShowNET) laser
3,500.00 €
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Laserworld PL-6000G (ShowNET) laser
4,500.00 €
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Laserworld PL-10.000RGB (ShowNET) laser
5,000.00 €
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tarm 5 (ShowNET) laser
5,700.00 €
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tarm DOT laser
6,250.00 €
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Laserworld PL-20.000RGB (ShowNET) laser
10,000.00 €
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Laserworld PL-12.000G (ShowNET) laser
11,000.00 €
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tarm 11 (ShowNET) laser
11,500.00 €
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Laserworld PL-30.000RGB (ShowNET) laser
15,000.00 €
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