GeNetix GN2 GeNetix GN2

GeNetix Node 2 is a two-port Ethernet-DMX node that is compatible with any console supporting Art-Net and sACN. GeNetix Node 2 can also be used as a USB interface for MagicQ PC systems, unlocking MagicQ into reduced mode when connected via its USB-C or Network port.

Configuration is simple, whether done locally via its in-built display, remotely with its onboard web server or from the console. Powered by either PoE or its USB-C port, this versatile device is at home in many different environments as a standalone interface, truss-mounted in the rig via its M12 receiver or installed via its DIN rail mount.

GeNetix Node 2 supports Art-Net, sACN, RDM and supports both DMX input or output from its two DMX ports.


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Overview:

  • 2 RDM DMX Ports supporting Input and Output
  • Supports Art-Net & sACN
  • Webserver for remote configuration
  • In-built display and encoder for local configuration
  • Can be USB or PoE powered
  • Unlocks MagicQ PC Systems into Reduced Mode via either USB or Network


GeNetix Nodes

GeNetix Nodes

GeNetix Nodes provides a solution for remote data distribution in a wide variety of applications. Supporting industry standard protocols like Art-Net, sACN, RDM along with advanced features including DMX Fallback, merging and Scene Storage

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GeNetix Nodes Features

GeNetix Protocols

GeNetix network nodes support industry standard lighting protocols; Art-Net V1,2,3 and 4, sACN - including priorities on a per universe basis and Remote Device Management (RDM).

DMX timings are fully configurable, with refresh rate, break time, frame time and MAB.

DMX Fallback

DMX Fallback enables fixtures on a single universe to be connected in a loop to two ports on the GeNetix node for redundancy. If a single cable is broken anywhere in the DMX loop, all fixtures can still receive DMX.

Individual ports can be set to Output, Input or Fallback.

DMX Fallback is supported within a GeNetix node and also between multiple GeNetix nodes.

Merging

GeNetix nodes support merging, configurable per port. The merge options are: None, HTP, LTP, Lowest IP address, Highest IP address.

When set to HTP, for each of the channels on that universe the node uses the highest level received from all sources sending to that universe.

When set to LTP, for each of the channels the node uses the data received from the latest source. The node only changes to data from the other source when the data from that source has changed in value, or when the first source has been timed out. LTP merging is only supported for a maximum of two sources.

When set to Highest IP address or Lowest IP address the node merges each universe based on the data from the source with the highest or lowest IP address respectively. For example, a house system can be set as a very low IP address and then merging set to “highest IP” to enable incoming consoles to have priority over the house system.

Scenes

GeNetix nodes support storage of 10 Scenes that can be recorded from the incoming Art-Net or sACN data. Scenes contain DMX data for one or more ports on the node.

Scenes can be replayed from either the node front panel, from the MagicQ / QuickQ Console, via the webserver or via 10Scene wall plates on the GN5 & GN10 Nodes.

Node Configuration

The GeNetix network nodes can be configured from MagicQ consoles and PC systems and from QuickQ consoles. They can also all be configured from a web server. The nodes with a front panel can also be configured from the front panel.

GeNetix nodes also support a lock PIN to prevent the configuration being modified from the front panel of the GeNetix

Lost Data Behaviour

GeNetix Nodes support 3 modes for when the node loses network data (Art-Net or sACN)

Hold – holds the last output DMX values

None – stops outputting DMX

Zeroes – Outputs DMX 0's on all channels

DMX synchronisation

GeNetix nodes support synchronised DMX output to reduce tearing. Synchronisation is controlled via ChamNet and is available when used with MagicQ consoles.

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Hardware Specifications:

  • RDM Direct DMX Ports: 2
  • Network Ports: 1
  • PoE Input: Yes (Port 1)
  • USB Ports: 1 USB-C
  • Kensington Security Lock Fixing: Yes
  • Power Input, Neutrik powerCON TRUE1 110 to 240 VAC

Software Specifications:

  • Art-Net/sACN: Yes
  • ChamNet Support: Yes
  • Configurable DMX Timings: Yes
  • Web Server: Yes
  • DMX Redundancy Support: Yes
  • User Scene Store: Yes

Included Accessories:

  • DIN Rail Mount Clip: 1
  • USB A-C Cable: 1

Node Weights and Dimensions:

  • Width: 125mm (4.92 inches)
  • Depth: 133mm (5.23 inches)
  • Height: 44mm (1.73 inches)
  • Weight: 0.85 KG (1.87 lb)


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