[linux-audio-user] Re: Linux Lighting
arnold.krille at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 05:12:48 EST 2005
On 11/28/05, carmen <ix at replic.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2005 at 11:51:37PM +0100, Olivier Guilyardi wrote:
> > I'm currently planning a live show using Jackbeat and modifying it for
> > purpose. This is about music of course, but I'm also interested by
> > lights, to warm the dancefloor up.
> > The technology in this area seems to be named DMX, and there seem to be
> > Linux driver project called dmx4linux, by the Linux Lighting Group.
> there's the behringer lc2412, it was about $150 USD and has 30 faders and 30
> buttons which all send MIDI and DMX, or recieve MIDI (unmotorized) and
> convert to DMX (512 channels, but i dont know exactly what that means...you
> still need dimmer packs etc) .
The Behringer has one big disadvantage: You can only control it via
midi as you would using its controlsurface. That means that you have
to programm it right and than you can midi-input to control the faders
(which may or may not correspond to the dmx-channels). One can do very
cool things with the LC2412 but controlling via midi is not a primary
usage for it.
But there seem to be usb-dmx-boxes on thomann.de but I have never
heard (until now) wether they are usable under linux...
Wenn man mit Raubkopien Bands wie Brosis oder Britney Spears wirklich
verhindern könnte, würde ich mir noch heute einen Stapel Brenner und
einen Sack Rohlinge kaufen.
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