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MADRIX NEO is a USB 2.0 DMX512 interface. It can be used for input [DMX-IN] or output [DMX-OUT].
The MADRIX software license for 512 DMX channels is already included.
|▪||Make sure to read the provided MADRIX NEO Quick Start Guide first!|
MADRIX 3.X Minimum System Requirements
|▪||OpenGL 2.0 graphics card [NVIDIA recommended]|
|▪||1 GB free harddisk space|
|▪||1280 x 768 screen resolution|
MADRIX 3.X Supported Operating Systems
|▪||Compatible with 32 bit and 64 bit|
Loading The Drivers
|▪||Go to Preferences > Options... > Devices USB|
[Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Alt+O > Devices USB]
|▪||Activate MADRIX USBone / MADRIX NEO|
|▪||Click OK to close the window.|
Using DMX Output Or DMX Input
The NEO allows you to send or receive data via MADRIX using 512 DMX channels.
|▪||The MADRIX NEO features a 5-pin, female XLR connector. |
|▪||If you want to use DMX-IN, please use a 5-pin XLR male to 5-pin XLR male gender changer.|
Learn more »DMX512 [DMX-OUT]
Learn more »DMX-IN / Art-Net Remote / sACN Input
Remember to configure your light matrix in the »Matrix Generator or »Patch Editor
Make sure to save your MADRIX Setup after the configuration process.
To ensure interruption-free operation of the software and devices, please make sure to check the power-saving settings of Windows.
Learn more »PC Power Management
Using A MADRIX KEY Besides A MADRIX Interface
When using a MADRIX KEY in addition to a MADRIX hardware interface, please make sure to install the required software components during the installation process [MADRIX KEY Driver].
Learn more »Installation Process
|▪||MADRIX NEO already includes the MADRIX software license for 512 DMX channels. The data output [the license] is automatically activated when you connect the PLEXUS to a computer that has the MADRIX software installed and running and the USB drivers enabled in the software.|
|▪||The MADRIX KEY is not necessary for the MADRIX PLEXUS.|
|▪||The MADRIX KEY is not necessary for the MADRIX NEO.|
|▪||Up to 60 NEOs can be connected to a USB host controller without having any frame rate problems. Please connect every NEO to an active USB 2.0 port or use a USB 2.0 hub with a power supply.|