Secure DMX Cable Elimination and Wireless Data Distribution
Best-in-class data security, 900MHz band, and a Lifetime Warranty make the RC4Magic-900 DMXio the very best choice for reliable wireless DMX in the USA, Canada, Australia, and Brazil. In other jurisdictions, including Europe, Asia, and Africa, our 2.4GHz RC4Magic Series 3 systems is ideal.
A pair of RC4Magic-900 DMXio units replaces a DMX data cable in lighting control applications. They work reliably to 600 feet (180m) or more inside theatres and other performance spaces, and to 1000 feet (300m) or more outdoors. A DMXio is easily configured as a transmitter or receiver with the push of a button, and remembers the current setting until you change it. The DMXio is also the transmitter for RC4Magic-900 wireless dimmers, including RC4Magic-900 DMX2dim, DMX4dim, DMX4dim-500, and more.
Each RC4Magic-900 system is factory programmed with three unique system IDs. RC4 IDs serve as system identifiers and encryption keys, ensuring interference-free operation anywhere, anytime, worldwide. Every RC4 user and project has their own IDs. Private IDs are shared only by explicit request with a written agreement between all parties involved.
Entirely avoiding the congested 2.4GHz RF band, RC4Magic-900 divides the range of frequencies from 902MHz to 928Mhz into 64 channels. Using Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS) digital radio, any combination of 19 channels provides full bandwidth for an entire 512-channel universe. User selected hop channels provides another levels data security, because all devices in a system must be configured exactly identically to function. New systems are delivered with all channels enabled, and will use the lowest 19 channels. Changing the selected channels is simple using RC4MagicPC configuration software.
The nature of digital FHSS rf allows multiple systems to reliably operate, even when channel selections overlap. At least three complete DMX universes, and often more, will easily operate without cross-talk or interference in the 900MHz band.
RC4Magic-900 devices are functionally equivalent to our tried-and-true 2.4GHz RC4Magic Series 3 system. For more information about all the features included, review our RC4Magic Series 3 DMXio page.
RC4Magic-900 Series 3 DMXio Specifications
- Wireless DMX Protocol: RC4 Wireless RC4Magic-900
- Dimensions: 3.4” x 2.3” x 1.55” nominal (approx. 86mm x 59mm x 40mm)
- Mounting flanges extend an additional 0.5″ (13mm), for a bottom footprint of 4.4″ x 2.3″ (112mm x 59mm)
- 5-pin male and female XLRs for DMX in and out, hardwired together
- Power Input: 6VDC – 35VDC, 100mA. AC POWER ADAPTOR INCLUDED. International purchasers will receive a multiprong adaptor with connections for Europe, UK, Australia, and North America. North American customers will receive a standard adaptor for use in USA and Canada.
- Standard 2.1mm power receptacle, center positive
- Internal jumper option to take power from XLR pins 4 and 5
- 3 user-selectable RC4 Private System IDs, plus the RC4 Public ID (each ID supports one independent DMX universe)
- User selectable internal DMX termination (enable/disable with the press of one button)
- Included with purchase : one (1) AC Adaptor
- Only 1 DMXio transmitter should be operated on each system ID.
- DMX Input: meets USITT DMX512/1990(4us) with 1-second data hold after dropout
- DMX Output: straight-thru hardware connection from DMX input to output
- Optional DMX channel limiting: set lowest and highest channel using RC4 OneTouch (default is full 512-channel universe)
- Any number of DMXio receivers may be used in a system.
- DMX Output: meets USITT DMX512/1990
- The DMX specification allows up to 32 devices on a DMX output. The DMXio data output exceeds this requirement and is capable of driving additional devices.
- Internally protected against static discharge and excessive line loading.
RC4Magic DMX Protocol Compliance
- DMX inputs and outputs comply with USITT DMX512/1990(4us).
- Packets with non-zero start codes are not transmitted; RC4Magic cannot transfer proprietary data or RDM packets.
- DMXio receiver output replicates DMXio transmitter input, providing the same number of DMX channels and the same number of packets per second (pps).
- Minimum number of DMX channels per packet: 1
- Maximum number of DMX channels per packet: 512
- Maximum packet-per-second rate: 44pps with 512 channels, 10000pps with 1 channel
All prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.