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Martin Ether2DMX8 Box

Martin Ether2DMX8 Box

Item# 90758130

Product Description


Ether2DMX8 is a highly capable DMX router and much more! As a DMX router, it translates Artnet protocol into DMX in/out universes but can also be used as a DMX merger, DMX splitter hub, fail safe device, cue playback, and DMX viewer monitor. As an extension for the M-Series console it provides 8 DMX ports. When connected to a standalone PC, the Ether2DMX8 also becomes the license key for M-PC and provides 64 DMX Universes.

  • Artnet to DMX DMX to Artnet conversion
  • 10 Factory and users Presets
  • 99 Cues with Fade Time, Hold Time and Cue Linking
  • Artnet to DMX conversion
  • DMX to Artnet conversion
  • 10 Factory Presets
  • 10 User Presets
  • 99 Cues with Fade Time, Hold Time and Cue Linking
  • 8 Switch Inputs
  • 8 XLR female 5pins
  • DMX Monitor
  • DMX and Artnet Test Generator
  • Multiple Artnet IP in for backup system
  • USB port for backup and firmware update
  • M-PC License with 64 x DMX512
Tech Specs

Length: 288 mm (11.4 in.) Width: 482.2 mm (19.0 in.), 19-inch rackmount Height: 43.6 mm (1.8 in.), 1U Weight: 3.6 kg (8.0 lbs.)
Control/User Interface
Front panel display with 4-button control menu 1 x dual-color LED per port Mouse & keyboard input Remote web access DMX viewer for any physical incoming or outgoing DMX port
520 MHz processor for fast, synchronized DMX output, latency virtually zero Ethernet Artnet-compliant, Artnet II-compliant ACN-ready Built-in webpage for quick access and remote setup 10/100 Mbit connection 8 ports Configurable as input or output Opto-isolated circuit for each port User-definable DMX timings for each port Each port set as output can be set to constantly repeat the last received DMX frame, or only to output new frames RDM-ready Dual-color LED for each port 8 open-contact inputs Inputs transmit ArtNet-compatible contact closures on the network Contact closures can trigger factory and user presets and start cue playback
10 user presets for device configuration Maxxyz, Maxedia use preset with auto-IP address setting Presets for DMX Hub and Spitter functionality Mergeable setup where multiple inputs are routed in LTP, HTP to one output Ports assignable to input or output Ports routable to/from internal ports or to/from any DMX universe on Artnet Port routing triggerable by contact closure through the use of user presets Ports' DMX channel ranges configurable Merger modules routable between inputs & outputs and/or Artnet universes Channel ranges can be put in LTP/HTP, copy or fixed value from other channels Auto or manual IP addressing Tracking backup function: automatic handover to another Artnet signal if one Artnet signal fails DMX and Artnet test pattern generator Artnet broadcast and unicast compatible Configuration files loadable/storable on USB memory sticks Firmware upload via USB memory stick
Housing: Steel and aluminum Finish: Electrostatic powder-coated
19-inch rackmount (1U)
10/100 base-T ethernet port: Neutrik locking RJ45 Ethercon socket DMX in/out ports: 8 x 5-pin female XLR Keyboard: USB or PS2 Mouse: USB or PS2 Backup, software upload: USB Monitor: VGA 15-pin AC power input: 3-pin IEC male socket AC power throughput: 3-pin IEC female socket
AC power: Auto-ranging 100 - 240 VAC nominal, 50/60 Hz Main fuse: 2 x 500 mA T (slow-blow)
Typical Power and Current
100 V, 60 Hz: 220 mA Measurements made at nominal voltage. Allow for a deviation of +/- 10%.
Ordering Information
Ether2DMX8: P/N 90758130