Projects / dmx4linux


Dmx4linux is a driver package for accessing DMX interfaces with Linux. DMX is a protocol for controlling devices supporting DMX512 like dimmers, moving lights, or scanners. Many commercial and free interfaces are supported. The package includes some simple console and X applications to test the drivers and your hardware immediately.

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Recent releases

  •  25 Apr 2008 05:37

    Release Notes: The build process was fixed.

    •  14 Sep 2007 20:27

      Release Notes: The first release of the driver suite for the Linux 2.6 kernel series.

      •  07 Apr 2005 03:45

        Release Notes: 4 new USB interfaces and one new PCI interface were added. The tools were updated and lots of bugs have been fixed, the most nasty being the "last channel bug" which did not let you set the 512th channel. This is the last release for Linux 2.4 kernels. Future development will concentrate on the Linux 2.6 architecture.

        •  25 Jan 2003 16:31

          Release Notes: This release adds three new drivers for parallel port interfaces. The dmxconsole application has been enhanced. midi2dmx, which converts MIDI messages to dmx slots, has been added. Lots of bugfixes have been made to the existing drivers.

          •  12 Jun 2002 15:53

            Release Notes: The Digimedia PCMCIA interface is working. The USB2DMX interface was fixed. Various fixes were made in other drivers.


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