[reprinted with permission from The Confluence, oregonconfluence.com ]

Arri 4k HS ballastWith the advancements in LED lighting fixtures and HMI ballasts, controlling light fixtures with digital, DMX signals has become both easier and much more precise. These advancements have ushered in new possibilities for control which is both quicker, easier and more economic than ever before.

While DMX control has been common in Theatrical settings for quite some time, only recently has advances in fixture design made this practical for TV/Film sets. DMX 512 is the standard communication protocol used in Ente