There are loads of protocols out today, some are proprietary (no idea why), some are industry standards and some are based on industry standard with variations. With all the available standards, we are betting on Ethernet to run them all. This gives you the greatest flexibility and ease of use. Ethernet is everywhere now, from coffee shops to gas stations and stores to your home, it is very affordable and easy to acquire, you don’t even have to go to a special store. So the backbone of your control network is there, all you have to do is add the protocols you want to use and you are on your way. We currently support:
ART-NETArt-Net is a communication protocol that allows DMX512 (hereafter DMX) and RDM lighting data to be transported over an ethernet network. It uses a simple UDP-based packet structure designed to provide efficient and low overhead data flow.
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