Bridge8

sACN/Art-Net to DMX512 interface

The Bridge8 is an sACN/Art-Net to DMX512 interface with a total of 8 DMX512 outputs for a max of 4096 DMX512 channels. It is DIN rail mountable and has been specifically developed with tough outdoor environments in mind. Designed for this use, it comes with integrated surge protection and components that allow a very high operating temperature - the outputs are isolated up to 3,75 kV. The built-in web interface enables all parameters to be easily set and managed. With a freely definable DMX value the source IP (sACN/Art-Net Sender) can be easily changed to a different device.

IC: AM356960031

Key features

  • 8 outputs for DMX512
  • Switch between two input sources
  • Highly isolated outputs
  • Support for unicast or multicast mode
  • Integrated protection against surge (Level 3)
  • Protection against miswiring
  • Extended operating temperature -40 - 70 °C*
  • Reverse polarity protection
  • Power-over-Ethernet
  • Test mode access via button
  • Web interface for status and configuration
  • Flexible mounting on 35 mm DIN rails or vertical surface

Technical Specifications

Dimensions (W x H x D) 143 x 92 x 62 mm / 5.63 x 3.6 x 2.4 in (excl. fastening clip)
Weight 250 g / 0.55 lb
Power supply 24 ... 48 V DC (terminal plug), reverse polarity protection
or PoE IEEE 802.3af on RJ45
Power consumptionmax. 8 W (incl. DMX termination)
Operating temperature-40 ... 70 °C* / -40 ... 158 °F*
Storage temperature-40 ... 70 °C / -40 ... 158 °F
Electrical safetySELV
Operating/storage hum.0 ... 80% non-condensing
Protection ClassIP20
Housing materialself extinguishing blend PC/ABS
Mountingon 35 mm DIN rail (EN 60715)
or with key hole on any stable vertical surface
CertificationCE, ETL, UKCA
Interface 8 x DMX512
isolated in pairs
surge protection
3-pin terminal plug
Interface specificationsVDMXmax / VDMXmin = 4.6 V / 0.8 V
Short circuit protected: ISCmax = 100 mA
Ethernet-Port 1 x e:net/ethernet 10/100 Mbit/s, RJ-45
surge protection
User interfaceLEDs for error, Ethernet activity, device status, DMX status
Identify button, Test button
* 70 °C / 158 °F for max. 1 hour/day; continuous operation at max. 60 °C / 140 °F.

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