ArtNet

ArtNet is a dataprotocoll for light fixtures, developed by https://artisticlicence.com/.

DMX-Workshop is a free software application for lighting network management, analysis, configuration and diagnostics. It is completely free – you can download here.

This app is useful to see if the network configuration was successful and if the devices in the network can be seen.

This article describes how to setup an artnet network on a Windows 10 computer with a second Networkcard.

  • Copy paste into the searchbar: Network Connections and identify the correct Network card.
  • Right click “Properties”
  • Select “Internet Protocol Version 4…
  • Open Properties and enter following data
  • Press all the OK-s
  • check in ComandPrompt with ipconfig if the new IP is set correctly.

  • Switch on device
  • Enter IP data
  • More info on the dynamic projection mirror can be found here.
  • Make sure you have installed the latest imp.artnet package from here. (download latest version). This package is already part of the IASpace core libraries.
  • for example: set the @unicast_ip to 10.101.0.100 to address the dynamic mirror.

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  • Now you should be able to send the dmx messages via the ‘channel’ message: channel <dmx-channel> <value>