PIXELATOR MINI

A smart, cost-effective lighting control solution, the PIXELATOR MINI is a compact rack, surface & DIN-rail mountable, eDMX to LED pixel protocol converter capable of outputting up to 32 universes of data.

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$835.00

SKU: 70067

16-Universe+ Ethernet to SPI pixel converter with overdrive mode.

The installation-grade PIXELATOR MINI is designed to make control of LED pixel dots and strip easy. Serving as the central hub in ENTTEC’s PLink control system, it offers an impressive 8-ports of Ethernet to SPI pixel conversion.

This versatile device efficiently transforms 16 Universes (32U in overdrive mode) of Art-Net, sACN, and ESP into the SPI protocol via the PLink system, ensuring robust data integrity over distances of up to 300m.

Simply connect a PLINK INJECTOR to each port, which converts PLink control data to SPI protocols, seamlessly transmitting signals to your LED pixel fixtures. This satellite system, coupled with the compact and dependable PLink Injector is a perfect solution for large and extensive projects.

The PIXELATOR MINI supports more than 20 pre-listed LED protocols and allows for the creation of custom protocols. All firmware updates and intuitive configuration management are conveniently accessible through its localhost web interface.

For outdoor projects, you can even partner the PIXELATOR MINI with an outdoor PLINK INJECTOR compatible with your installed pixels. Alternatively, pair it with our CVC4 auto-addressing constant voltage dimmers – to create large LED control systems with minimum configuration.

Precision engineered + proudly made in Australia.

  • Convert DMX over Ethernet to SPI pixel data using PLink
  • Create long-distance setups with ease
  • Control up to 4560 RGB pixels in Overdrive Mode
  • Supports a wide range of LED strips or dots
  • Flexible mounting options

Features

Easy, web-based configuration

ENTTEC are proud to have pioneered the introduction of user-friendly web browser interfaces in the lighting control sector. Just like all ENTTEC network products, simply connect to your PIXELATOR MINI from anywhere on the same network using your favourite web browser to configure, manage and update your device settings. It’s that simple!

8 x 2U = 32U?

That’s right! Although ostensibly a 16-universe LED controller, the PIXELATOR MINI will efficiently convert up to 32 universes of DMX-over-Ethernet to PLink pixel data (4U per output), with auto-activation of Overdrive Mode when configured to output more than 2U per port – because you never know when you might need that little bit extra.

Installer-friendly

Jam-packed with features to make your installation run smoothly. Select any input universe number and assign it to any output port, or reduce your DMX input control channel count by creating pixel groups. Choose from static or DHCP network configurations, and configure pixel ordering with ease to patch any standard fixture type in your lighting controller. The list goes on!

Stay in sync

The PIXELATOR MINI features an internal buffer and sync logic to ensure all eight PLink output ports stay perfectly synchronized, and thanks to ArtSync, multiple devices on your project will always be perfectly synchronized. You can be confident that with an ENTTEC system you can build vast LED matrixes spanning multiple devices without experiencing any jitter, lag or content tearing on the output of your pixels. Put simply, everything works as you’d expect it to.

Protocol flexibility

Control up to 32 universes of pixels (4,096 RGBW / 5,440 RGB / 16,384 W), and output more than 20 different built-in pixel protocols. What’s more, you can output up to two different protocols simultaneously: one using ports 1-4 and the other via ports 5-8. In the event of a missing protocol, our custom feature allows users to create their own protocol for any desired pixel fixture anytime – without having to submit a support request for new firmware.

Rock-solid surge protection

The PIXELATOR MINI has been engineered with surge protection for serious 24/7 operation. If your data cabling has a fault that causes a spike in voltage, a heavy-handed installer gives it static shock, or maybe your DMX lines have a lot of electrical noise on them, the issue won’t be passed through the device to your other equipment. Any disturbance is automatically suppressed.

Pre-listed supported protocols*: APA 104, GS8208B, SPXL (16-bit & 8-bit), SK6812, SJ1221 (16-bit & 8-bit), TM1804, TM1812, TM1814, TLC5973 (16-bit & 8-bit), UCS1903, UCS2903, UCS2904, UCS8903 (16-bit & 8-bit), UCS8904 (16-bit & 8-bit), WS2811, WS2812, WS2812B, WS2813, WS2815, WS2818*, 9PDOT (16-bit & 8-bit)

*IMPORTANT: If you wish to control a protocol marked with a * and the option to do so is missing in the firmware interface for your product version, please select WS2811 or WS2812b instead for your LEDs to work properly.

FREE pixel mapping software!

Purchase a PIXELATOR MINI and you’ll receive a FREE 16-Universe licence for our award-winning ENTTEC LED Mapper (ELM) software.

Connectivity

Let’s get started!

It’s so easy to produce great shows over long distances with a PIXELATOR MINI as part of your lighting kit.

Follow this short demonstration to learn about the essential features of the device, and see how simple it is to convert DMX Ethernet to SPI pixel protocols.

You’ll be thrilling your audiences in no time!

NOTE: The Pixelator Mini has seen a number of handy capability upgrades and a very subtle visual tweak since this unboxing video was made using the REV B unit. The core functionality of the Pixelator Mini remains the same, but be sure to have a good read of this webpage for all the latest information and available features.

Technical specifications

Input voltage 12-24V DC / PoE IEEE802.3AF
Power input DC jack (12V PSU & international plugs included)
Max. power draw 8W
Input port 1 x RJ45 Ethernet / PoE IEEE 802.3af
Input protocols Art-Net, sACN, ESP
Output ports 8 x RJ45 PLink
Output protocol SPI in PLink system
Max. universe output 32 universes
LED indicators forward-facing status LED plus network link/activity (integrated into RJ45 ports)
Network speed 10/100Base-T
Network configuration Static / DHCP
Configuration & update Web interface
ESD Protection Resettable fuse & TVS suppression per port
Surge Protection Yes (all ports)
Body material ABS + anodized aluminum
IP rating IP20
Environmental operating temperature -20°C to 50°C / 32°F to 122°F
Environmental operating humidity 5-95% (non-condensing)
Cooling method Convection
Mounting Rack, surface & TS35 DIN rail mountable (clips, screws & powder-coated aluminium ears included)
Unit dimensions 100.5mm x 72.25mm x 34mm
Unit Weight 0.44kg /0.97lbs
Shipping Dimensions 390mm x 210mm x 110mm
Shipping Weight 0.79kg / 1.74lbs
Warranty 3-year return to base manufacturer warranty
Compliance RCM (Aus/NZ), CE / WEEE (EU), UKCA (UK), FCC (USA)

Downloads

DATA SHEET

PIXELATOR MINI
data sheet

DOCUMENTATION

PIXELATOR MINI
user manual

Custom protocol creation guide

EN-Case
Installation Guide

Knowledge base
& FAQs

IMAGES

PIXELATOR MINI
CAD drawing + dimensions

PIXELATOR MINI
hi-res images
(13.2mb)

FIRMWARE

PIXELATOR MINI firmware
(REV C)

PIXELATOR MINI release
notes

The PIXELATOR MINI can be discovered on your network using our EMU application and ArtPoll.

When upgrading firmware, we strongly recommend first performing a factory reset following the steps in the release notes.

Which PIXELATOR MINI version do I have?

The latest firmware (REV C) is for PIXELATOR MINI devices with 7-digit numerical serial numbers ONLY (e.g. 1234567).

For firmware and documentation applicable to other iterations of the PIXELATOR MINI, please follow the legacy resource link here that matches your respective model:

LEGACY RESOURCES

70066 PIXELATOR MINI
(RETIRED)

Important: Neither the REV B nor the REV C firmware is backward compatible with the retired 70066 Pixelator Mini.

70067
PIXELATOR MINI
(REV B)

Important:
Use REV B resources ONLY if your serial number uses the following hex code format: 
0050C20XXXXX

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