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The MADRIX KEY is a USB dongle.
It needs to be connected to your computer. Only then, it activates the full license of the software and corresponding output. You will receive your personal MADRIX KEY, when purchasing a MADRIX 5 Software product.
The MADRIX KEY is available as:
|▪||MADRIX 5 KEY start|
[1x MADRIX KEY incl. 1x MADRIX 5 License start]
|▪||MADRIX 5 KEY entry|
[1x MADRIX KEY incl. 1x MADRIX 5 License entry]
|▪||MADRIX 5 KEY basic|
[1x MADRIX KEY incl. 1x MADRIX 5 License basic]
|▪||MADRIX 5 KEY professional|
[1x MADRIX KEY incl. 1x MADRIX 5 License professional]
|▪||MADRIX 5 KEY ultimate|
[1x MADRIX KEY incl. 1x MADRIX 5 License ultimate]
|▪||MADRIX 5 KEY maximum|
[1x MADRIX KEY incl. 1x MADRIX 5 License maximum]
The MADRIX KEY is a USB software protection dongle. Thank you for your understanding!
MADRIX 5 offers a demo mode. As such, you can download the latest MADRIX Software to test for free at »www.madrix.com
What are the features of the Demo Mode?
|▪||You can test MADRIX 5 for free. |
|▪||The software is fully functional. |
|▪||Demo mode is useful for computer and other hardware performance tests. |
|▪||Files and settings of demo mode are fully compatible with the full version [it is the same software].|
|▪||MADRIX runs in Demo Mode if you do not connect a valid MADRIX KEY to your computer.|
What are the limitations of the Demo Mode?
|▪||All Previews will display "! NO MADRIX 5 KEY !".|
|▪||All Previews and DVI outputs have a color-changing, rotating cross on top.|
|▪||All Previews have a reduced overall brightness.|
|▪||There is no output of any other control data. That means no Art-Net, DMX512, KiNET, Philips Hue, Streaming ACN, ColourSmart Link, Colorlight A8, Colorlight 5A, Colorlight T9, or Eurolite T9 is sent out.|
|▪||The MADRIX KEY is the most important item when you buy MADRIX. Do not lose it!|
|▪||A MADRIX KEY is not bound to one computer and can be used with each of your computers.|
|▪||Do not connect the MADRIX KEY to your computer before installing the MADRIX Software.|
|▪||Only 1x MADRIX KEY can be connected to the software. If you connect several KEYs, the highest available license will be used to unlock the software.|
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MADRIX KEY & MADRIX 5 License
You can check which MADRIX 5 License your MADRIX KEY provides.
|▪||Start the MADRIX Software.|
|▪||Go to the menu Help > About...|
|▪||Note: It is not usually the case, but MADRIX KEYs can have an expiration date.|
- The date when the KEY/License stops to work will be shown here [in the format YYYY/MM/DD HH:MM:SS (Time Zone)].
- N/A is shown if the date has expired.
MADRIX 5 Software
|▪||Purchase a MADRIX 5 Software product that includes a MADRIX KEY with a MADRIX 5 License to unlock the corresponding output in the MADRIX 5 Software. |
|▪||Physical shipment of the boxed MADRIX KEY required.|
MADRIX 5 Licenses
|▪||Require a valid, empty, and metallic MADRIX KEY.|
|▪||Only one MADRIX 5 License is possible per MADRIX KEY.|
MADRIX 5 License Upgrades
|▪||Upgrade your MADRIX 5 License on your MADRIX KEY to a higher license in order to increase the available output. |
|▪||MADRIX 5 License Upgrades to higher licenses are possible several times per MADRIX KEY.|
|▪||Require a valid and metallic MADRIX KEY with a MADRIX 5 License. |
MADRIX 5 Software Updates
|▪||Take advantage of the latest MADRIX 5 Software. This will even automatically increase your available output. Update from MADRIX 2 or MADRIX 3.|
|▪||The MADRIX 5 Software Update is free of charge if you have bought MADRIX Software on April 01, 2017 or any later date.|
|▪||Requires a valid and metallic MADRIX KEY. Any green MADRIX KEY needs to be disabled and physically replaced, i.e. purchase of 1x MADRIX KEY required.|
|▪||All MADRIX hardware requires a MADRIX KEY with a valid MADRIX 5 License in order to work with the MADRIX 5 Software.|
|▪||No MADRIX hardware product provides a MADRIX 5 Software license automatically. A MADRIX KEY is always needed.|
This electrical device and its accessories need to be disposed of properly. Do not throw the device into normal trash or household waste. Please recycle packaging material whenever possible.