Datagate MK2

General Description

The Datagate is an extremely powerful and flexible bridge between controls and any DMX512 device.
It can form the backbone of a network, provide optical isolation, merge levels from multiple streams, translate between DMX and Ethernet protocols and even play back Architectural lighting shows.

What's New

Major Features

Some of the tasks you can configure a Datagate to perform include:

  • DMX Hub/Splitter: Expand DMX networks
  • DMX Merger (HTP or LTP): Combine one or more controllers onto one network
  • DMX -> Ethernet: Input DMX signals into your 3D visualisation software
  • Ethernet-> DMX : Control large DMX installations via PC and OSX programs
  • RDM Gateway : Manage your lights remotely
  • RDM Sensor: Gather health information about your lights
  • DMX shifting : Manipulate your DMX Data like never before
  • D-PRO Engine: Architectural light show playback
  • Simple Scene Playback or Test Frame Generation
  • Hot Spare for another Datagate

or any combination of the above.



Other Features

  • Profiles may be selected and viewed with front panel menus or with Web Browser over Ethernet
  • Configuration and editing of Profiles may be done with web browser that allows graphical flowchart style drag-and-drop editing
  • LCD display supports menu navigation and provides status information
  • Profiles may include mastering and switching, as well as direct control of level data that is accessed from a remote or mobile device via OSC
  • Profile storage on hard drive or import/export to USB key or FTP.
  • Rack mountable (19" x 1U)
  • Internal power supply
  • Integral cooling fan


  • 8 DMX ports (input or output)
  • 1 Gigabit Ethernet port
  • 1 RS232 input for profile selection via serial command

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  • Design your layout with vector-based objects for maximum precision and flexibility.
  • Load the media of your choice and begin playback as needed
  • Supports Spout and NDI
  • Supports RGB, RGBW, RGBA, RGBAW/RGBWA and White fixtures

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